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Dr. Arash Rahi

Urogynecology
Great Neck, NY
23 years experience male

Locations

Office

Great Neck, NY

Address

150 South Middle Neck Rd, Apt 3G, Great Neck, NY
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My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Hawthorne, NY

About

Bio

Interest in Female Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Urinary Incontinence, Fecal Incontinence, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy, Vaginal Hysterectomy, Vaginal Reconstruction, Sling Procedure, Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery

Specialties
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Urogynecology

Gynecology

Languages spoken

Persian

Doctor Q&A

34 Answers
4 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
No!: It is unlikely to transmit gonorrhea through everyday contacts such as towels, etc.... But for hygienic reasons its best not to share such personal it... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Yes... But ...: Some discomfort and bloating is normal prior to the period but if it becomes too much to handle there are options to lessen the discomfort. For exampl... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
PID: Assuming that the smear was a vaginal smear, this could be due to an infection of the female genital tract (the female organs, uterus, vagina, cervix,... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Unable to hold it.: Urinary incontinence is inability to hold urine for any reason. There are many different kinds of incontinence including leakage of urine with coughi... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
It may have moved!: Your paragard might have moved in its position. As a result you may not benefit from contraceptive functions of the device. You should visit your phys... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Have them talk!: Please have those two physicians contact each other and give you clear guidelines. By asking them to communicate with each other and help you you will... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Yes, in moderation!: Green tea is quite safe and like almost everything else out there having it in moderation is good!
A member asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
It is possible: There are several possibilitie: 1. A normal pregnancy that is inside the uterus but is too small to see. 2. An ectopic pregnancy that is too small t... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Can't hold it!: It is leakage of urine while feeling an urgency (sensation of got-to-go!).
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Bladder sensitivity: There are multiple conditions that can mimic the symptoms of a urinary tract infection. Some bladder sensitivities such as interstitial cystitis can d... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Uterus/bladder issue: The best way to evaluate it is by doing through exam followed by a biopsy of the inside of the uterus (endometrium) and also a cystoscopy. This way y... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
A few reasons: Sometimes the different "antibodies" (compounds in the blood or urine that bind to different proteins, etc) can turn a pregnancy test positive. The b... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Preterm labor!: The cramps could be contractions of the uterus. Normally they are supposed to happen at full term (37 weeks plus) so you should be evaluated to make ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Maybe!: It is possible that you are pregnant, but more probably it is just because you're not ovulating since you're breast-feeding. Visiting your physician ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Echo or listening: By either performing a thorough physical examination or better, by performing an ultrasound of the heart.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Multiple causes: Pelvic pain can be caused by an abnormality in the reproductive organs, the urinary system, or the gastrointestinal system. An ovarian cyst, endometr... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Not that easy....: The only way to make such a diagnosis is by seeing a dermatologist or your general physician.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
See a dermatologist!: A visit to a dermatologist may be a good idea to rule out serious conditions and to also rule out any obvious sources of irritation.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Yes!: Yes, it can. The first period after may be unpredictable but this should not last more than one cycle.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Depends...: Personal hygiene practices are usually the most effective way of avoiding urinary infections. If you're having them frequently another way you can con... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Antibiotics: The only effective way to get rid of a urinary tract infection is by taking antibiotics.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Visit your physician: There are multiple potential causes for what you're experiencing. You should repeat the pregnancy test in 48 hours and present to your physician for f... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Lubrication?: Considering all is normal you can use a water soluble in scented lubricant and be gentle to see if it helps. Otherwise a visit to your gynecologist or... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
No !: Miconazole is meant to treat a yeast infection and not bacterial vaginosis.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Not necessarily....: But if you have any doubts about being pregnant the only good way to know is by doing a pregnancy test.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Infection in kidneys: It is usually an infection that finds its way from the bladder all the way up to the kidneys. This symptoms could include blood in the urine pain in t... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Fibroids, polyps: There could be a possibility of fibroids (non-cancerous growths in the muscle layer of the uterus) or a polyp within the uterus that can give you such... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
It may take time.: The neurology of bladder function is rather complicated. There are multiple centers in the brain and the spinal cord that control bladder function. It... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Most likely no...: It's most likely the result of the minor trauma you described; however, to be certain it may be best to visit a physician to be sure.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Breast feeding?: If you're breast-feeding this could be a reason for your irregular periods. Otherwise it is a good idea to visit your gynecologist to look for any pos... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Most likely not...: If you have any doubts the only sure way to know the answer is by doing a pregnancy test. If you truly had a period it is unlikely that you're pregnan... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Cystoscopy: The easiest way which may not be accurate is by using a questionnaire. Another method is by presenting to your physician who would infuse some fluid... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
Usually no: It should not. It is extremely unlikely to cause damage with the cystoscope to the bladder in the hands of a trained and experienced urogynecologist ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arash Rahi
Urogynecology 23 years experience
No: It is extremely unlikely that such an exposure can cause cancer!

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Mar 29, 2014
Very thoughtful. Extremely knowledgeable. A great doctor. A great human being. It is my pleasere to be able to write this recommendation.
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Dec 16, 2012
Words cannot explain my experience with Dr. Rahi, but I will try. I became pregnant, it turned out, the fetus was not growing and I would miscarry. In the beginning, I felt like just a patient with a...Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
I feel blessed to have found Dr Rahi. If you need to have a hysterectomy, make sure you get this doctor. Doctor Rahi did an excellent job in removing a huge mass i had in my uterus and the uterus too....Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! for my diabetic friend with a kidney infection...helpful info, doc..
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have not yet tried the blood test but after this I will be
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine
Graduated 2003MD

Medical/Graduate school

New York University
Graduated 1999MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Paris
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Awards

Patients' Choice Award, Vitals
Compassionate Doctor Award, Vitals
Excellence in Ambulatory Patient Care, University of Pennsylvania

Affiliations

American Urogynecologic Society
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
New York University Langone Medical Center
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