Dr. M. Jan

Family Medicine
New York, NY
68 years experience male

Locations

West Side Medical Center

New York, NY

Address

137 W 96 St, New York, NY, US
Directions

Fax

212 864 4336

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Cigna

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Office

New York, NY

About

Bio

In Family Practice for the past 45 years in the same office in New York city 137 W. 96 St. NYC 10025 Phone 212 749 7400

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Urdu

Doctor Q&A

351 Answers
51 Agrees
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Lack of sleep: Make sure you get 8 hours of restful sleep, good food and one tablet of multivitamin with mineral every night.
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Watch your diet: Beans and similar lentiels produce excessive gas. Take Reglan (metoclopramide) 10 mg, one tablet ( metochlopramide ) at night for 3 weeks. It will hel... Read More
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Increase Dose: Take tapazol 10 mg daily for 2 months and then repeat t3, (liothyronine) T4 and TSH test.
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Easy to treat: Squeeze the pimple enough to evacuate it fully, wash your face and allpy clindamycine solution 1%. Use solution on face as soon as you see a new pimpl... Read More
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No: Temperature of milk is not important in high blood pressure. It is only your taste.
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What is your age: After 45 years age, irregulaity in period is normal.
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Keep it clean: Wash the area with soap and water and apply antibiotic ointment.
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No: With iud in place and regular periods. It is extremerly rare to be pregnant.
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Nothing: It case some time for our system to become normal wait.
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Possible: If your throat is sensitive to heat, cigerett smoking burns your throat and it feels like a sore throat.
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Good Hygiene: Wash your bottom with soap and water before and after sex 2. Pass urine after sex 3. To treat, take Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500 mg twice daily for 7 d... Read More
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Not effective: Take Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500 mg twice daily for 7 days and it will cure the infection.
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Could be heart burn: 1. Take plain yogurt as often as you like. 2. No very hot liquids. 3. No red hot peppers and excessive spices. 4. If still no relief, take Pepcid 4... Read More
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Harmonal Imbalance: Nothing much to worry about. It can be corrected by taking birth control pills for 3 months and this will regulate her period. Loestrin 1/20 pills wi... Read More
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Possible: Take it easy. Rest. No exercise. Repeat pregnancy test ( HCG quantitative) in 2 weeks. This will definitely settle the case.
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Nothing serious: Take Nexium (esomeprazole) or prilisec 40 mg. At night for 6 months .Avoid spicy foods and hot peppers. And dont worry. You will get better.
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Heavy period: One heavy period does not matter much. But repeated long and heavy periods should be investigated and gyn consult is suggested.
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No: Treat your hypothyroid with synthroid (thyroxine) till your thyroid is stablised. But till then increase you sugar intake so your blood sugar is above... Read More
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Yes: Wear loose pajamas and lay down on your back for a while.
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Low Humidity: Gargle with good mouth wash twice daily. Make sure the humidity at home and work is above 50%. Zyrtec (cetirizine) 10 mg at night for 3 weeks will als... Read More
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Yes.: The pain in lower left abdomen is the collection of faeces in lower colon. Take 4 tablets of dulcolax at night. ( all 4 tablets as one dose ) next mo... Read More
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Collection of Blood: When you hit your elbow ( even minor) a small amount of blood oozes out under the skin. This blood dilutes with watery fluid from surrouding tissue. G... Read More
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Hard BM: Take 4 tablets of dulcolax at night ( all 4 as one dose ) you will have a good bm next morning. Then take one tablet of surfak ( stool softner) every ... Read More
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Type of Food: Beans and other lentiles produce excessive gases. Take one tablet of Reglan (metoclopramide) 10 mg every night for two weeks.
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Yes: But dont overdo it so that your blood sugar does not go high.
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Need a test: You are either gaining weight or there may be a growth. Consult your doctor and ask for sonogram of your abdomen.
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No.: Only if your pap smear has really changed and is abnormal.
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I will tell you: 1. Pop the pus out of acne lesion and sqeese enough till all the pus is out and you see a little bit OB blood. 2. Wash your face with medicated soap ... Read More
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No fatty foods: Avoid cheese, butter, oil and fatty foods.
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Let us try: 1. Pop the pus out of each lesion and sqeese enough till all the pus is out and you see a little bit of blood. This sqeesing is essentisl to let the a... Read More
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No set time: As soon as you can drink without pain.
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Nothing: Cancer is removed from human body by doctors in the hospital and is sent to laboratory for analysis. It is almost impossible that you can have cancer ... Read More
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No: Harmonal imbalance alone does not cause cancer.
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No: But if you miss your period, do a pregnancy test to make sure.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
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Not from Pregnancy: It will be good idea to check your blood sugar regularly through out your pregnancy.
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NO: I hope your gf is taking her regular BP medications. If her BP is still fluctuating inspite of taking her medication, then it may be due to being too ... Read More
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Constipation: This is collection of faecal material in lower colon. Take 4 tablets of dulcolax at night. ( all 4 as one dose ) next morning you will gave good bowel... Read More
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Adequate treatment: 1. Take Amoxil 500 mg $ times a day for 10 days. 2. Phenergan (promethazine) dm, one teaspoonful 2 times a day for 10 days, 3. Allegra 180 mg, one ... Read More
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Pregnancy: It is very common to develop high BP in later months of pregnancy. It usually becomes ok after delivery.
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Gas: If you are not pregnant, then it is excessive gas in digestive system. Take Reglan (metoclopramide) 10 mg every night for 2 weeks. Avoid beans and g... Read More
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Yes: Specially in first pregnancy. Take it easy and avoid doing exercise and picking up heavy objects.
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Not much: At your age, the only change will be that you can not have any more children. But in some women they start to think that she is not a woman any more... Read More
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Mild Laxative: Vegetable okra twice a week helps. Take senokot, (senna) one tablet at night. This is a vegetable laxative and quite safe.
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Yes Wait.: Tylenol (acetaminophen) 500 mg may help if fever is high.
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Possible: Quite a few changes happen in reproductive system in pregnancy.
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Nothing to worry: During menopause irregular periods are common.
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Iron Pills: Ferrous sulphate 325 mg , 1 tablet daily for 3 months. If your hemoglobin ia lower than 10, you should see a doctor.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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Probably anemia: When hemoglobin and hematocrit are also low, thisis called anemia, and is treated easily by takinf ferrous sulphate 5 gr. Daily for few months.
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Could be: Wait one more week and then do blood pregnancy test HCG quantitative.
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NONE: 1. Eat every food you like. 2. While eating, when you realize that you can eat 5 more bites, stop. Try it, you will be happy.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Jan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Jan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Can I take any other over the counter medication at all? As I have been suffering anxiety for 6 months daily don't want to antidepressant
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Thanks for your quick reply! This is so interesting! Dr had also said to take Imodium and it wasnt helping either - will definitely try this!!
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It's funny how every doctor uses smoking as a go-to diagnosis when they don't know the real reason for something. You're an imbecile.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of the Punjab, King Edward Medical College, Pakistan
Graduated 1955MD

Awards

Founder Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Top Family Physician, Second Place, New York - Winter
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

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