Dr. Nayla Mumneh

Allergy and Immunology
Iselin, NJ
31 years experience female

Locations

Office

Piscataway, NJ

Address

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

Thursday: 7:00pm - 7:00pm
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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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Lycra: You may have irritated your skin, you should apply a moisturizer and perhaps a steroid cream to alleviate your rash, it is not necessarily an allergy.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
ear ringing: Also called tinnitus, can have many causes such as trauma, loud noises, etc. Depending on the triggering factor, the duration of the problem varies. S... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Steroids: The shot will make her gain weight, not the flonase. She should see an allergist and manage her sinuses better to avoid side effects from systemic ste... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
sinuses: Your problem is your nose is congested and you need a naaal spray. I suggest you seek the opinion of an allerigst to determine your triggers and discu... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Chest pain: This is not to be taken lightly depending on his medical history, please get it checked by a physician as soon as possible. I would suggest going to a... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Dry: You are probably dehydrated, drink some fluids.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
No: You should have your rash evaluated, it may not be from lithium, plus you cannot just lithium, call your doctor first.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Pyuria: Pyuria or high WBC in the urine can occur from a variety of conditions, some are related to stones or crystals, some from inflammation of the bladder ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Lactose intolerance: It does not need to be hereditary, it is pretty common.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Laceration: He needs a tetanus shot. The laceration needs to be evaluated to see if it needs sutures.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Sinusitis: It can cause migraine and dizziness, but confusion i don't think so, just feeling crummy that may cloud your thoughts a bit.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Period: If you got your period 2 days after your encounter you are not pregnant.
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Fungus: Where is the fungus? Usually if the immune system is debilitated it can cause protracted fungal infections, not the other way around.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Not necessarily: The ct scan can remain normal, even in advanced asthma.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Decongestants: They both contain decongestants and would suggest not taking them together as you may experience side effects . If you have nasal congestion, use nasa... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Vaseline: very likely to be from the dry weather, applying a thick moisturizer such as Vaseline should help
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Growth: This is not normal. If you are not taking growth hormone supplements you need to see your octor ASAP to rule out a pituitary tumor, a tumor in the gla... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Post nasal drip: there are a few things that can cause your symptoms,. allergies are first, if you have a recurrent seasonal patterns, but also acid reflux can cause s... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
No: this is too much, you may risk a bleeding ulcer or damage to your kidneys. Treat the source of your pain, not just the pain.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Not necessarily: Very rarely do people become allergic to potatoes, especially cooked. You dont mention what you ate with them and how they were prepared. It must be a... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Lemon: Define the reaction please? It is very rare that someone becomes allergic to lemon.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Lung damage: Why are doing this to yourself? You know the answer perfectly. Smoking is not the answer to anything and it will worsen your asthma, lung damage, rest... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Pectus: There is a chest brace they can fit you in until you chest reshapes and this eases the breathing problems over time. Surgery is the very last resort w... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Antihistamines: They can be taken together but you should be under medical guidance for your treatment
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Allergic reaction: Depending on the type of allergic reaction, if it was anaphylaxis, i do not advise exercising the day after
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Sun allergy: Some people develop hives or a blistering rash from sun exposure, these can also be a reflection or more serious underlying autoimmune problems, talk ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Sle: You may be goingthrough a flare up , you should contact your rheumatologist
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Rash: the skin may have gotten infected, you should probably have him checked.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Dry skin: this is probably eczema from skin dryness. Appply daily vaseline twice a day and avoid frequent contact with water. If washing dishes use gloves. Hot ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Lymph node: It could be too small to get detected by ultrasound, which is sometimes a good sign, it may go away on its own?
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Autoimmune: you may have an autoimmune disease and it may be affecting several organs, I suggest you consult a rheumatologist
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Angioedema: this can be critical. some antihypertensive medications can be associated it and some NSAIDs cause it too, I suggest you see an allergist for some blo... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Blisters: this can be from contact dermatitis to cosmetics, or topical medications or can also be secondary to sun exposure and other skin conditions. I suggest... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Complex: This is a complex problem. You should have general tests to rule out underlying metabolic problems such as liver or kidney disease, avoid alcohol all ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Feet swelling: does she have a cardiac condition? this could be from her heart or kidneys. her medications may need to be adjusted to regulate flow and fluid content... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Immunity: there are several types of immune responses to pathogens involving T and B cells and other mechanisms involved in memory of the immune system that hel... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Netipot: Using a saline sinus rinse such as the netipot helps. Another otc product sinus buster also helps, but you got to tolerate the spice. The feeling rese... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Not pain: Chronic mold exposure can cause respiratory symptoms in susceptible individuals. It rarely causes body pain, unless you are sick all the time.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Varies: It can occur as immediate as the first dose or weeks later.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Immune system?: If you have recurrent infections, consult with an imunologist to check if your immune system is functioning properly.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Nothing much: Xolair's effects are felt after 3 months usually, so don't expect much change in your asthma and keep taking the other medications as previously presc... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Move slowly: If your dizziness is with abrupt movement, such as getting up from bed, or rapidly out of a chair, move slower and drink plenty fluids. If it continue... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Thrush: This can be a result of the use of steroid inhalers and other medications or a reflection of an immunodficiency. Cutin g out foods with yeast will not... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Multiple causes: Acid reflux can cause a chronic cough. Medications also. Did they request a ct of the sinuses, as chronic sinusitis also causes a chronic cough.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
No: Is the chicken pox on your legs? Are you sure it is chicken pox? Generally speaking, 2 weeks of clobetasol on a limited area of the skin does not supp... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Heat and dust mites: Winter allergies are mostly due to dust mites and also pet dander. Lower the heat setting in the house and considering getting a humidifier. If you ha... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Rash: It can be from different reasons, an allergic reaction to something you are taking, a viral infection, etc, you need to have them looked at by a docto... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Vitiligo: Probably right and it may stay there until the end of your days.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Throat redness: These may not be secondary to an infection, you may need further work up.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Anosmia: You do not specify the type of nasal spray, if this is an over the counter decongestant nasal spray, you are now suffering from rhinitis medicamentosa... Read More
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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
Dr. Martin Fried
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
HealthTap member
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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