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Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan

Family Medicine
CA
9 years experience male

About

Bio

I am a Primary Care Physician who understands your needs and enjoys the challenges of complex medical problems. I enjoy problem solving and my reward is making you feel better.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: California, Michigan

Languages spoken

English, Tamil

Doctor Q&A

48 Answers
136 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Ignore: Go away from ocean shores and reach higher grounds if possible!
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Need height: Calculate your daughters BMI ( https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm) and compare it to where she is on this graph: ht... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Need to wait : If you didn't use any birth control options you may be pregnant, wait a few more days and then check a pregnancy test.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
OTC Fungal Cream: If this is atheletes foot you can try over the counter medications targeted for Athletes foot. They come in cream form. Ask your pharmacist if you n... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Not likely.: Your depo shot should've still been active on April 7th. They also would've done a pregnancy test before your implanon. Just to be sure I would rec... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
That is possible: Even if cut there's the very slight risk of them fusing back. Being tied also has its risks.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Most likely : You should be protected against getting pregnant. However only abstinence is 100% protective against pregnancy...all others have a very very small cha... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Turmeric: Hi, Thank you for your question. Curcumin is most known for its potent anti-inflammatory properties. The compound has been shown to influence more th... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Yes: Buttermilk is safe during pregnancy. There are a few things that are not ok during pregnancy like certain medications as well as alcohol consumption. ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
45-160 days: Hi, It is not transmitted by holding hands, hugging, or even dry kissing on the lips. The chance of transmission with deep kissing is unknown, as no i... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Take: Take in more calories than you burn. Eat calorie dense food. Weight gainer supplements with weights!
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Ignore: A heat wave is a prolonged period of excessive heat, often combined with excessive humidity.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Not a problem: This will be temporary. Don't worry. Shampoo is safe.
A female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Medications: Benzoyl peroxide 10% which may be over the counter. Otherwise see your doctor about prescribing something stronger. We have options.
A member asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Possibly PCOS: There are a lot of cause of secondary amenorrhea. You should be evaluated by a physician.
A female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Physiological Disch: You might be having physiological discharge which is normal. If it is not white/clear in color of it has a really funky smell then you may need to b... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Misoprostol: Hi, Thank you for your question. How to put the tablets in your vagina 1. Wash and dry your hands. 2. Put one tablet on your finger. 3. Put a drop of... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Old blood: Yes for a few cycles you may notice brown discharge which is old blood. If this happens frequently then you should be re evaluated.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Yes: Many women with BV do not have symptoms. If you do have symptoms, you may notice: A thin white or gray vaginal discharge; Pain, itching, or burning... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
UTI: You might have a urinary tract infection. You should go see a doctor and give a urine sample. Make sure you keep drinking a lot of water.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Ignore: See a doctor if you notice streaks of small bites on skin that are not covered at night.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
See a doctor: You should see a doctor and make sure it is a yeast infection. The doctor can also prescribe you yeast infection medication to help you while you are... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Life changing: A lot of new technological research in Diabetes is being targeting for type 1 diabetics. I feel the one you are talking about has very high potential.... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Spicy?: Hi, Thank you for your question. If you ate spicy food this could be the case. It really depends on what you eat and how much you usually eat. i ha... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
14 year old: Hi, Thank you for your question. There are a few possible diagnosis for a 14 year old girl with knee pain. Check this out: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Cold: Hi, Recommend increased fluids and humidity. Can use a 12-hour decongestant nasal spray twice daily for a maximum of 4 days. Also can try 1 tsp hone... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Common: It is a pretty common birth control pill. If you are concerned it may be just birth control pills in general. You can always consider other forms of ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Could be.: Hi, Thank you for your question. Borderline personality disorder is not the only reason people can cut. These are symptoms of BPD: https://www.nim... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Ignore: Snow is beautiful but staying out without proper clothing can be very dangerous. Don't risk frost!
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Ginger : You can have ginger tea for the nausea. Any chance of pregnancy? If nausea persists or having vomiting then go see an MD.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Allergic Reaction?: Hi, Thank you for your question. Sounds like you may be having an allergic reaction to something. Any new detergents? Anyone else with a similar rea... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
A lot of factors.: Hi MSilva, thank you for your question. It's really hard to say what would happen with one puff. Usually regular smokers will test positive for 1-3 ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Multiple reasons: Low magnesium or potassium. Also maybe a medication side effect.
A female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Maybe a cold: If she is pulling her ear or having high fevers not controlled by Tylenol or Motrin then go see an MD.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Check pregnancy: If you think you may be pregnant then take a pregnancy test. If no risk of pregnancy then wait until next period and see what happens.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
If: If you see blood in your urine you must see a doctor. Either painful or painless!
A male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Ativan : Ativan has a longer half life than xanax. Maybe you can try Klonipin? It is milder and affect lasts longer.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Yes: You can increase dose of escitalopram or yes try something else.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Safe: Hi, Thank you for your question. Melatonin should be safe during pregnancy based on animal studies under 3mg. However, the ideal way would be to imp... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Gout: Hi, Thank you for your question. Pain and inflammation occur when too much uric acid crystallizes and deposits in the joints. Symptoms of gout includ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Cardio: Improve your stamina and lung capacity with aerobic cardio such as walking, running, sports. Do breathing exercises on a regular basis. Consider a che... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Ignore: Stay far away from tornadoes. You will be surprised by how strong they are!
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Ignore: Drink plenty of water even if you are not sweating. Try to stay in AC.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Beta blockers: You may have performance anxiety. There are medications that can help you right before the exam. These include a beta blocker or benzodiazepines. Talk... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
See if meds help: You can try aspirin ibuprofen or Tylenol. You should also decrease chocolate intake, no diet sodas, drink plenty of water. If you are a regular coffee... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Possible: Long term use of PPI(protonix) could cause decreased vitamin B12 absorption. You should be tested.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Reflux: Hi, Thank you for your question. Have you tried medications for gastric reflux? If that doesn't work please so I can obtain more details about your ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Sorry to hear that..: Hi, I am sorry that no doctor has been giving you the attention you need. As a recent graduate I am always excited to see new patients and help in a... Read More

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Mar 7, 2017
I have reviewed many of Dr. Munnainathan's comments, and I must say, I like the way he thinks.
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Mar 8, 2017
Very good doctor. I saw great reviews online and my visit with him was great. Thank you Dr. M.
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Mar 9, 2017
Dr. M is very smart and very fun to talk to. Thank you for helping me out.
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This saved my life. Thank you. Thanks for sharing your time and education. It's wonderful when a doctor selflessly lends a helping hand. Bill Freedman
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much, I hope my gp understands and will prescribe me them :)
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) Thanks. I wanted to know which male characteristics exactly?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
Graduated 2013MD

Residency

ST JOHN HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2013

Awards

Most Influential, Second Place, the Bakersfield Region - Spring
2017
Top Doctor, First Place, the Bakersfield Region - Spring
2017
Thought Leader, First Place, the Bakersfield Region - Spring
2017
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