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Dr. Nayla Mumneh

Allergy and Immunology
Iselin, NJ
30 years experience female

Locations

Office

Piscataway, NJ

Address

1100 Centennial Avenue, Suite 202, Piscataway, NJ
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My office hours

Tuesday: 10am - 6:00pm
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Office

Iselin, NJ

Office

Iselin, NJ

About

Bio

Dr. Nayla Mumneh was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon. She earned her medical degree at the American University of Beirut. In 1997, Dr. Mumneh completed her training in internal medicine at Carney Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She went on to specialize in allergy and immunology at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell University Medical Center in New York, New York. Dr. Mumneh has been in private practice in New Jersey since 1999. She takes an active role in educating the community about asthma. She is a clinical assistant professor at Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School in Newark and currently supervises their Allergy and Immunology Fellows. She is also affiliated with JFK medical center and RWJ at Rahway and consults at St Peter's and St. Joseph's Medical Centers.

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Allergy and Immunology

Languages spoken

Arabic, English

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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Claritin (loratadine): Claritin (loratadine) is once daily, sudafed can be twice a day, neither treats athma though, only allergies.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Asthma: Formaldehyde can irritate your airways and may trigger an asthma like picture, you should seek medical help.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Nasal: The only pregnancy category b nasal spray that is safe during pregnancy is rhinocort aqua, and it needs a prescription. I do not recommend nasal decon... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Dayquil & zyrtec (cetirizine): it should be ok, you may experience excessive dry mouth, thirst and sedation but it should be temporary
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Morphea: You should ask your rheumatologist who knows you best before undergoing the procedure.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Headache: I think she needs to see a neurologist To rule out more serious illnesses and have a good exam and maybe a scan of the head
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Loratadine: The adult dose is 10milligrams per day, the children dose is 5mg per day
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Burn: If it is a clear yellow fluid it is ok, but if thick and cloudy it can be infected. You should show it to a doctor to be on the safe side
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Rash: That is a pretty large area! you need to see your doctor for it!
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Insect bite: You may have scratched it to a point it got infected. Apply topical bacitracin and hydrocortisone to soothe the reaction
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Bites: ice your itchy bites and put a topical steroid to help you with the rash
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Allergy: Nasal allergies can cause post nasal drip that causes a recurrent sore throat. Find an allergist in your area, they can test you to determine what env... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Delayed: Delayed reactions, mostly rashes can occur in a few days.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Allergy shots: Are best discussed with an allergist, if you have chronic allergies, inadequate control on medications or comorbid conditions as frequent infections o... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Nasal polyps: once removed your voice quality will have less of a nasal quality but you need to stay on top of things, see an allergist determine if you have allerg... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Nose bumps: These can be from skin dryness from excessively wiping your nose or a superficial bacterial infection. TopiCal bacitracin should help if vaseline does... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Body fluids: Mostly from sexual intercourse and from contact with infected blood products.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Hives: If these are hives, they should stop on their own in a few days, take zyrtec (cetirizine) before going to sleep until they disappear completely, if th... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Guinea pig: Allergies to pets are common, see an allergist and get tested and ask about allergen immunotherapy
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Smoking: The risk of oral cancer is there, it may not happen now but may occur decades later and you will be really sorry for not kicking the habit at your you... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Eczema: Use eucerin, cerave, vanicream, or plain vaseline, the greasier the better. You need to do it regularly and it will stop stinging in a few days once y... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Effexor (venlafaxine): It may take up to 3 weeks to work.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Phobia: Take someone with you to distract you, once your mind is off it, you won't feel it that much.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): It is very unlikely for someone to develop an allergy to an antihistamine, but you may develop side effects to them. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) causes... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Headache: This can be a referred pain from your sinuses, i see you have allergies and these can cause sinus prtoblems. You need to manage your allergies better ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Bronchitis: You have an inhaler, do you have asthma? It may be that it was triggered by your recent illness and it has not calmed down. Manage your asthma better,... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Acid reflux: Acid reflux can cause laryngeal reflux and give you the lump in the throat feeling. Controlling your reflux with an antacid such as zantac (ranitidine... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Bad: When things are that bad, albuterol is not enough, you need a controller inhaler that has steroids and depending how bad things are, you may need oral... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Yes: Steroid nasal sprays can all cause nose bleeds. Qnasl is a dry nasal spray that may cause the same. Aim it away from your septum when you spray it and... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Monitor: If the colored phlegm is persistent you may need to see a doctor, it may resolve on its own also if you just had a cold.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Flu: Sounds like you have the flu. Bed rest, plenty fluids, soup are the best treatment.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Unwanted hair: A dermatologist can help him laser them off, but he may need to be older.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Hives: Not more than 100mg in a day, she needs to see an allergist to get treated properly.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Gastroenteritis: You may have an infection in your bowels, did you travel recently ? See your doctor, it needs to be treated.
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Bruising: Bruising can happen from light trauma and sometimes can be secondary to medications such as Aspirin and other blood thinning medications, some otc sup... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Acid reflux: You may need to take an antacid to relieve the nausea such as Pepcid of zantac (ranitidine). Lay off the alcohol for a little while.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Swollen glands: I assume you are describing your tonsils. These get enlarged to defend you from inflammation and infection, most likely ear and sinus infections. At y... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
9 months: On average a pregnancy lasts 39 weeks.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Too much: Has nothing to do with weight. If you have been taking meds for a while you become habituated. Look for other solutions for insomina, the meds become ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Allergy meds: You may have better results with Allegra (fexofenadine) or zyrtec, both otc.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Spleen: If the spleen was prominent, it had nothing to do with the colonoscopy, but it is something that needs to be looked into. A hematologist can help
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Avoidance: Wheredo you contact nickel? In your profession? Avoidance is key.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Food allergy: Food allergies are not related to antibiotics. You do not mention what food and what symptoms you have, it may not be allergy.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Yes: Indeed stress adds insult to injury.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Musculoskeletal: this sounds like muscular pain, try applying warm compressors and see if it helps and an ibuprofen or Tylenol (acetaminophen) should ease the pain, it... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Drug allergy: You should seek the opinion of an allergist to weed through our drug allergies and present alternatives. Pain killers come from different classes of m... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Soy issues: while nausea can be part of symptoms of allergies, in by itself does not constitute an allergy to soy. generally baking an allergen changes the protei... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Tooth pain: yes he can but he may want to see a doctor in the AM to deal with this tooth issue
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Phlebitis: This is a medical emergency, you need to go to the emergency room right away as the sting has for some reason got inflammation and possible infection ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Hemorrhoids: You must have strained quite a bit, apply a topical hemorrhoid cream to soothe it, and warm baths should also ease it
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Sep 13, 2013
Dr Mumneh is providing an outstanding service to the public through Healthtap. She is clearly very knowledgeable about internal medicine, allergy, immunology & medicine in general. I endorse Dr. Mumne...Read More
Nov 3, 2014
Dr Nayla Z. Mumneh is an excellent physician very knowledgeable,passionate and on the top of his field he is a great value to the peolpe of NJ and to the family of health tap
Nov 7, 2014
Is an expert in hereditary angioedema, Allergic Rhinitis, Chronic sinusitis, Runny nose, Stuffed nose and has been a valuable asset on health tap to its members and community
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I never understood e why sometimes that would happen to me! I also start talking in a deeper TONE like it is also messing with my throat and vocal chords. could this be...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I am suffering from similar conditions. No appetite... cough... fatigue... stuffy head and nose... This provided insight into the inner workings of a cold.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I often get a sore throat after drinking craft beer. This is just my observation. This is the closest to any information I've come on the web. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

American University of Beirut Medical Center
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

Caritas Carney Hospital Inc.

Residency

Caritas Carney Hospital Inc.

Awards

Fellow American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology
Fellow American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology
Regional top doctor, Castle and Conolly

Affiliations

New Jersey Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Society
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Publications

Restoration of Immunity with Interleukin-2 Therapy, AIDS Reader 9(8): 563-572, 1999.
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