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Dr. David Gutman

Internal Medicine
Beachwood, OH
21 years experience male

Locations

Advanced Hemorrhoid Specialists

Fairlawn, OH

Address

2660 West Market Street, Suite 250, Fairlawn, OH
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

3302940092

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

Medical Mutual of Ohio

SummaCare

UnitedHealthcare

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Advanced Hemorrhoid Specialists

Beachwood, OH

About

Bio

Dr. David Gutman is the visionary, founder, and lead physician of Advanced Hemorrhoid Specialists, making available a new breed of world-class treatment choices. As a native Clevelander, he is among Northeast Ohio's most experienced and trusted practitioners in non-surgical hemorrhoid care, having performed over 20,000 successful procedures. He is extensively versed in diagnosing and treating a wide range of hemorrhoid conditions, employing the highest standards of care. Dr. Gutman is a graduate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, and is board-certified in Internal Medicine.

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Internal Medicine

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: Internal hemorrhoids can bleed without any pain at all. Internal hemorrhoids are located above the "dentate line." this is where the lining of your co... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
No: Excessive flatulence itself does not cause hemorrhoids, but certain foods or abdominal problems can cause both flatulence and hemorrhoids flares. In a... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Both can occur: The presence of external hemorrhoids is usually an indication of too much pressure on the internal hemorrhoid system. When there is too much pressure ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: Internal hemorrhoids are derived from normal anatomical structures called anal cushions. They are located just inside the anal canal, and help to prev... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
No: Both can cause rectal itching, but they are unrelated.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Maybe: There are many factors that contribute to hemorrhoid formation. Constipation resulting from a low-fiber diet is one possible factor. In these people, ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Indirectly: Lactose intolerance can cause loose and/or frequent stools which can cause development and irritation of hemorrhoids.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
It Depends: Taking baths in plain warm water often relieves hemorrhoidal discomfort. The most appropriate treatment, however, cannot be determined until after an ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
No: Aspirin has not been shown to shrink hemorrhoids, but can increase bleeding.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
About the same: The incidence of hemorrhoids is about the same in both sexes.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
No: Severe liver disease with cirrhosis can cause rectal varices, which are distinctly different from hemorrhoids. When intestinal blood cannot adequately... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Here are 4 reasons: 1. The developing fetus causes an increase in pressure on the abdominal and pelvic veins, which in turn is transmitted to the hemorrhoids. 2. Constip... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Here are 4 reasons: 1. The developing fetus causes an increase in pressure on the abdominal and pelvic veins, which in turn is transmitted to the hemorrhoids. 2. Constipa... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: Stress can definitely cause hemorrhoids to flare up.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: Hemorrhoids do best when you have one soft but formed bowel movement every day. The powdered form of fiber tends to be more effective than the pill fo... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
It depends: Chronic external hemorrhoid tags generally do not cause any pain at all, unless a blood clot has formed inside, in which case the pain can sometimes b... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Not Common: Although anemia from bleeding hemorrhoids certainly does occur, it is relatively rare. A chart review study from 1976 through 1990 at the mayo clinic ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: Although profuse bleeding from hemorrhoids is not typical, it is definitely possible to occur from very inflamed internal hemorrhoids.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Usually Not: There are a number of highly-effective, well-tolerated non-surgical procedures now available to treat internal hemorrhoids, such as infrared coagulati... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Moderately Effective: Sitz baths (sitting in warm water for about 20 minutes) can help relieve hemorrhoid flare-ups when they occur, but do not do much to correct the under... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Unlikely: Hemorrhoids only very rarely become infected, despite the presence of stool next to an open wound. This is a testament to the efficiency of the immune... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
3 things to do: Here are three simple measures that can help minimize hemorrhoid symptoms. 1. Use baby wipes instead of toilet paper. This significantly reduces hemor... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Sometimes: There are many factors that contribute to hemorrhoid formation. Constipation is only one of those factors. However, for some people that can be a prim... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Gutman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Maybe: Symptoms such as bleeding, pain, itching, and difficulty with hygiene are usually caused by internal, not external, hemorrhoids. If you have no sympto... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Gutman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gutman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

METRO HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER
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