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Dr. Faraj Touchan

Obstetrics and Gynecology
MONTCLAIR, NJ
19 years experience male

Locations

Essex womens health

MONTCLAIR, NJ

Address

33 N FULLERTON AVE, MONTCLAIR, NJ, United States
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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: New Jersey, New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

48 Answers
1 Agree
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Need exam : Lot of reasons You need to be examined by gynecologist to diagnose it it is just warts or lesions or hyperplasia Need medical exam cultures and possi... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: yes it is safe outside the first trimester
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: although we dont recommend sweetener to anybody because of chemicals it does not have effect on pregnancy we know of i would avoid it in the first tri... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Could be scarring: knowing what type of cyst is very critical to predict future symptoms. what they told you is only true if it was clear cyst. but if it contained blood... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No: as long there was no direct intercourse, then pregnancy is almost impossible
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Observation: i would recommend observation and taking a medicine called methergine for a week instead of having second D&C but without direct exam it is hard t... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Irregular period: the first sign is usually missing period if someone have usually irregular period they may not know they are pregnant and some people have very little... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Type of iud: This could be known side effect of iud especially paragard 10 years iud Other reasons could include obesity or polyp Medical exam is important to de... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Smell changes: pregnancy alter smell and taste sense so a lot of previously normal smells might cause nausea and cooked meat could be one of them this symptoms usua... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Need exam: At 46 the most common reason is anovulation which is hormonal But you need to be examined and have ultrasound done to rule out fibroids or polyps or ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Do you mean: do you mean high LH surge because without the surge no ovulation happened which means pregnancy is extremely unlikely
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
They don’t: Most polyps don’t go on their own But cancer risk in someone as young as you is slim less than1% So you don’t have time have surgery unless it is caus... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Laparoscopy: The best practice is doing the surgery as outpatient using laparoscopic approach Tubal resection is preferred over ligation to decrease risk of ovari... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No: Please see your doctor immediately this could mean a miscarriage or sub chorionic bleed You need ultrasound immediately
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Depends: answer depends on your risk factors for breast cancer and you family history if low risk and no family history you can have mammogram every 2 years be... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Need exam and cultur: this could be due to an infection you need to see your primary doctor for culture and possible antibiotics treatment final diagnosis need history and ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Not normal: You need to see gynecologist to find the reason There is multiple reasons Could be hormonal like premature ovarian failure or early menopause or not ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Pregnancy test : If pregnancy test is negative nothing to worry about wait for couple days and period will follow most likely
A member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
It is very safe: it is recommended drug in the first trimester in patients with low progestrone or what we call it luteal phase defect, to decrease risk of miscarriage... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Try saline sonogram: normal ultrasounds are not very good to diagnose polyps which a blood clot could resemble it, so if the clots moved it wont show if you want definitiv... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Nothing: although we do not recommend using marijuana because of lot of bad effects on body. there is no harm if you using metronidazole gel
A female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Too early : Periods are lot of times unreliable With hcg 227 it is normal not to see pregnancy on ultrasound Please repeat hcg in 48 hours and if increase more t... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Unknown: There is no studies to confirm safety or not I would recommend to avoid till after delivery
A female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No need for surgery : Your cysts are very small and usually don’t require surgery But to give right answer need to know your age and lot other ultrasound specifications of... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: This is not normal I don’t know what pills he is giving you but termination pills should not be used beyond the event And if there is a mass a biopsy ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No: It will only increase suspicion, but the final answer requires a biopsy
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Normal: Please see your doctor to find if there is reason for multiple miscarriages But getting pregnant is no problem
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Depends: If bleeding continue or get worse go to ER If not be sure to see your doctor in the morning
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Amenorrhea due to pcos is common due to no ovulation but it is not a good thing or protection because eventually you will have a very heavy period aft... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Glucose : You need to have your 1 hour glucola at this time of pregnancy If normal you are ok eating sweets in moderation
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: surgery is challenging and contain risk of bleeding or injury to ureter which will require big surgery to repair results not very well studied.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Different methods: after diagnosing the reason for the irregular cycles treatment could include: 1- depo provera shots. 2- mirena IUD. 3- sometimes surgical like D&... Read More
A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Please see doctor: Sometimes heart attack could come as left breast pain Please seek medical advice in ER air your doctor immediately
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
None: There is on scientific evidence that any food promotes lung maturity and health Beta methasone which is an injectable steroid is proved to promote lu... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Test: First you need to get cultured and prove the yeast infection and get sensitivity tone sure treatment is effective Be sure to be checked for diabetes ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Normal: It is normal to bleed sometimes for over a week after miscarriage as long it is not heavy and ULtrasound did not show any tissue left
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: olive leaf is safe natural products it wont affect birth control safety
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: If it is done outside first trimester you should be fine
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Pregnancy test: Please do pregnancy test if negative nothing to worry about the period is probably coming soon
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Get ready: 1- lot of water and hydration. 2- move a lot in long flights to avoid blood clots and do ankle exercises or wear compression stockings. 3- recommend a... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Most likely : It is ovulation bleeding but you should do an ultrasound to rule out other causes like polyps
A female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
You need an exam: You need to have them cultured for appropriate treatment and rule out infections
A male asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Get tested: Please let your doctor do urinalysis and culture to rule out UTI first
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Very unlikely : If you mean you have diabetes it could cause multiple yeast infections which could cause pain and irritation But def not bumps You should be examined... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
It depends: i would need much more information to help like the size of the fibroids and the location and pregnancy history but if it is causing you heavy bleedin... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Need gyn exam: the most likely reason would be yeast infection but you need to see gynecologist for exam and rule out other causes like STDs and will prescribe you ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faraj Touchan
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No: it depends how far are u in pregnancy but we recommend low impact sport in pregnancy light runing is ok

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Nov 27, 2015
This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Touchan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks! Thank you very much for your help. I really appreciate it.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine, Syria
Graduated 2003MD

Awards

Most Influential, Second Place, the Newark Region - Spring
2017
Top Doctor, Second Place, New Jersey - Spring
2017
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, First Place, New Jersey - Spring
2017
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