Dr. Jihad Irani
Hello doc, my dad is 62 yo and he has an inguinal hernia, its been there for 3-4 years and causes no pain at all. Shall he undergo surgery or its ok?
Dr. Jihad Irani, Family Medicine - No need for surgery unless it is causing problems like it is buldged and not coming back in, painful (if acute pain, it needs an urgent surgery), constipation, etc. If it is not bothering him at all, ... Read More
I have a problem with my genitals. I am uncut and i have very tight skin and it hurts with very sensitive head. Do i need a dematologist or urologist
Dr. Jihad Irani, Family Medicine - You probably will need a urologist to take a look at it.
What's the exact role or prostate and is it okay to remove it because it's getting big? What are the side effects?
Dr. Jihad Irani, Family Medicine - I am assuming you are asking this question for someone who is older than 27. The prostate has many roles, including secreting an important part of the semen (ejaculate during sexual intercourse). It i... Read More
Hi, what is the best way to stop acne on forehead ?
Dr. Jihad Irani, Family Medicine - There is no "best way". There are different type of treatment, some topical and some that are taken orally; these are chosen based on the type of acne and the response to treatment. These decisions ar... Read More
Man 33 years old.hematocrite 38.6% is normal? I am worrie.please advise.
Dr. Jihad Irani, Family Medicine - Looks like a borderline low hematocrite. You need to send the whole test result (CBC or NFS) to your family doctor to assess and decide on the next step.
If I'm always tired and weak and I feel like I'm always sick, which doctor should I see for check-up?
Dr. Jihad Irani, Family Medicine - Start with your primary care provider (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine). He can check you out, order appropriate test and take it from there.
A month ago my left cervical lymph node swelled up and was painful & passed after 2 weeks. Now 2 nodes on the right side are slightly swollen. Why?
Dr. Jihad Irani, Family Medicine - There numerous reasons behind swollen lymph nodes, viruses are a common cause. We cannot tell based on this description what is going on, but in case these lymph nodes are going to persist (2-3 weeks)... Read More
MRI says lower back is straighter than its supposed to be, pressing on nerves, orthopedic says pills, chiropractor says physio. Which solves it?
Dr. Jihad Irani, Family Medicine - Well, it could be both. Pills can help with the pain, physio can help as well with the pain, the posture, the muscles around.
My son recently is suddenly sleep. It is scaring me. He falls asleep during the day and when he was talking playing...he was never like this.plz help
Dr. Jihad Irani, Family Medicine - This seems like an issue where he needs to be checked. You can start with his regular pediatrician/family doctor (might need the input of a pediatric neurologist if no explanation yet).
Dr described oravil 100 000IU vit D as he only gained 0,5 kg 8,5 & 1 cm 71 last month. He is already taking vit D I'm afraid 2 give a high dose of it
Dr. Jihad Irani, Family Medicine - This quantity of vitamin D seems very large for an 8 months baby. The recommended dose at his age is 400 IU per day, and I won't go for this big dose.
About Dr. Jihad Irani
Graduated as an MD from Saint Joseph University
Based in Beirut, Lebanon
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