Dr. Malini Shah

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
CA
32 years experience female

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About

Bio

I graduated from med school in 1989 from MS University in India, was awarded gold medal in surgery , following which I got trained and licensed in Ob Gyn in same university. Then I migrated to US got trained and board certified in Medicine and pediatrics as a part of Med- Peds program at LAC USC and have been working under USC ED in urgent care. I also enjoy holistic medicine and am recently learning Chinese Medicine at local Chinese acupuncture school. I love what I do and thrive to help more no of patients to the best of my ability.

Specialties
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Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

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133 Answers
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malini Shah
32 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Gas pain: Pain in abdomen that is relieved on its own by passing gas is know as gas pain. It can be felt as bad colic that self resolves. Heart burn can cause p ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Malini Shah
32 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Constipation: You can use baby lax a small baby suppository to relieve the pain and have bowel movement instantaneously. On long run to prevent you can give mineral ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malini Shah
32 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
GERD: It is fine on occasional basis. Zantac is first generation and Pepcid is second generation. There is no drug interaction between two. Even third gener ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shah is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Shah is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Sorry, I do not understand this answer. This does not relate to me. I.already described that I had abdominal pain, so, this must be for someone else.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Hoping to reduce the pain with the recommended approaches
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you but ibuprofen does not work. neither does naproxen.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

M. S. University of Baroda Medical College, India
Graduated 1989MD

Residency

LAC USC medical center
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