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Dr. Malina Milan

Internal Medicine
North andover, MA
31 years experience female

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Doctors express

North andover, MA

Address

North andover, MA
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

472 Answers
160 Agrees
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Ignore: Make sure to get enough protein through beans, tofu, nuts and others.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
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You need to: See your gynecologist, bleeding for over a month is not normal. Please seek care. Good luck!
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
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Muscle spasm: Could result from poor posture or as you mention, being in the same position por long periods of time. You should try getting up and stretching at reg... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Vaginitis: It sounds like a vaginal infection, possibly due to yeast, you should see a doctor to get the proper medication to treat it. Take care!
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Within 4 1/2 weeks: A full term pregnancy is usually between 38 and 40 weeks, so any time in the next 4 1/2 weeks is possible. I'm order to calculate your due date we n... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
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Pretty accurate: Ultrasound is usually very accurate in diagnosing a deep vein thrombosis, sciatica can certainly cause pain that radiates down the leg and into the ca... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Refrain: From oral sex if you have any open sores on your mouth. You don't want to spread or catch any disease.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Ignore: Regular brushing and flossing are a must, twice yearly cleanings at the dentist.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Oral medication: Make sure that you are using the nasal spray properly, 2 sprays in each nostril once a day If this does not work, you may try using an oral antihista... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Surgeon: You should consult with a plastic surgeon. He or she will be better suited to explain the surgery. It should be a relatively simple procedure. Take ca... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Yes: I would get another opinion by a gynecologist. Take care'
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
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Yes: Some of the newer HPT are quite sensitive and accurate even a few days before your period is due. Take care!
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Ignore: Make sure you always have fresh water and carry a first aid kit with you. Wear protective clothing.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Ignore: Avoid peak sun hours . Wear hat and sunglasses and of course sunscreen when outdoors.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Ignore: Keep well hydrated. Avoid caffeinated drinks.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Missed period: As long as your pregnancy test is negative, you can give it a couple of days more. It is very common for women to be late or skip a period here and th... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Sacroiliac joint: Sacroiliac joint is what you probably mean. Take care!
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Kidney disease: Pressure points are not used to diagnose kidney disease. If you are worried see a medical doctor for evaluation. Take care!
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Pap smear: Abnormalities are common , mild ones , like atypical cells of undetermined significance usually clear up on their own, can be related to inflammation.... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Unlikely: If you've had two periods after an episode of unprotected sex you are most likely not pregnant. That second period was just a bit early which can happ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Pregnancy: Having a period is not a sign of pregnancy. However if there is a doubt just take a home pregnancy test. Take care!
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Upper respiratory : Infections are usually viral and resolve on their own. You should be able to fly , you can try taking a decongestant and some tylenol (acetaminophen) ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Clean: With soap and water. After that you can use a topical antibacterial ointment and keep it covered. A new nail will grow out. Good luck!
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Yes: It is ok as long as you take it as directed on the bottle. Better if you try to get your vitamins through a healthy diet. Take care!
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Not always: After you've had lyme disease your antibodies may remain positive for a long time.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Ignore: Remove scatter rugs from your floor. Use handrail when going up and down stairs.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Possibly: If you have irregular periods and unprotected sex then you could possibly be pregnant. Best way to find out is to take a pregnancy test. Take care!
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Need: To see your doctor for evaluation. You should have a pelvic examination done to see what this lump you describe is. Good luck!
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Pap smear: If you have never been sexually active and you're only 16 you do not need a pap smear. For the cysts they may just need to repeat an ultrasound to mak... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Possible: You should wait a few more days and repeat pregnancy test. If negative again you probably are not pregnant. Take care!
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Diuretics: Should only be taken for certain conditions as prescribed by a physician. Take care!
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Abscess : Needs to be evaluated by a doctor, it may need to be drained and antibiotics are usually needed, make an appointment with your physician. Good luck!
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Vaginal discharge: Is common for most women, normal discharge can range anywhere from light yellow, whitish or clear. It can also vary depending on what time of your cyc... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Common: Being late or skipping a period altogether happens occasionally to most healthy women, if you miss more than one cycle in a row or if you have very ir... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Yes : It is usually helpful to have your mammograms and ultrasounds done at the same facility. It is easier for radiologist to compare results. Take care!
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Yes: You don't need insurance to fill a prescription, you will need to pay the full price out of pocket and of course you need a valid prescription. Good l... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Pregnancy: Is a possibility any time you have unprotected sex. In your case i would wait and see if your period is late then take a hpt. Make sure to use birth c... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Pregnancy: Wait a few days and repeat the test. Follow up with your doctor. Take care!
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Ignore: Make sure you use an experienced provider. Keep piercing clean at all times to avoid infection.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Both : Are terrible ways to prevent pregnancy. Be smart and use birth control the right way. Take care!
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Herpes: Is treated with antivirals. Penicillin is not indicated since we use it for bacteria. Herpes is a virus. Talk to your doctor about getting adequate tr... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Mirena (levonorgestrel) : I usually recommend backup for at least a month after starting birth control. Take care!
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Pregnancy : I would repeat another pregnancy test. If still negative i recommend that you see your doctor to evaluate your symptoms. You should not have all this ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
No: Flagyl is not safe to take while pregnant. Talk to your doctor about alternatives. Take care!
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
No medication: Usually we recommend applying a warm compress to the lid a few times a day, many times this will help resolve the problem.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Yeast infection: You could try a second dose of monistat, if this does not resolve your symptoms you should see your physician who may prescribe a different medication... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Peri menopause : Could cause irregular bleeding like this, you should speak to your physician to make sure nothing else is wrong. Take care!
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Pharyngitis: You could have pharyngitis which can cause referred pain to your ear. I recommend you see a doctor to make sure you don't have strep throat which woul... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Fatigue: If you've gotten your period it's unlikely that you are pregnant, but to find out take a pregnancy test. You may just be fatigued from not getting en... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
31 years experience
Pregnancy test: I recommend you take a home pregnancy test, they are very accurate these days. Good luck!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Milan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Milan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Can it make me really sick. Putting vapor rub inside of me. Please help me. Thanks!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I appreciate the fast reply ill wait a week more before taking the tes
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! What should I do it its after hours, and no way to contact?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Univ anahuac
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

CARNEY HOSPITAL

Awards

Thought Leader, Second Place, Massachusetts - Spring
2014
Top Doctor, Third Place, Massachusetts - Spring
2014
Top General Internist, Second Place, Massachusetts - Spring
2014
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