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Dr. Edward Goldberg

Gastroenterology
New York, NY

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Office

New York, NY

Address

121 E 60th Street, 121 E 60th Street, New York, NY
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Bio

I believe in the connection of mind and body in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology with a holistic approach to symptoms, disease, health, and prevention. Quality of life is of utmost importance and a natural approach, when possible, is preferred. I've been in practice since 1993 treating patients for General Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Quality of Life, Sexual Health, Hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, Fatigue, Headache, Bowel Problems, Sleep Disorders, Anxiety and Depression, Nutrition, STDs, Weight Management, and I perform Colonosocpies and Endoscopies in my office

Specialties
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Gastroenterology

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

47 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yes: The american board of internal medicine (abim.Org) grants board certification to internists and all sub specialists through a rigorous system which re... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
No: They are two ways of saying the same thing. Similarly, the large intestine is also called the colon.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Breath rate increase: O2 deprivation will typically cause people to breath faster. Abg measures levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide and blood ph. Faster breathing causes a dro... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yes: Regardless of sexual preference or behavior, rectal bleeding should always be evaluated by a doctor. A gastroenterologist is the specialist who can be... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yes: Allergy to ancef (cefazolin) is not predictive of an allergy to azithromycin. They are in totally separate classes of drugs.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
See Below: Sexual problems are handled by general doctors (internal medicine or family practice), urologists, and gynecologists.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Possibly: If, upon becoming HBsAG negative, you also become hbsab positive, then vaccination is unnecessary. However, some people can clear hb without forming ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Temporarily: Bleeding after a catheter was used/removed is not uncommon. It should only be a cause of concern if it doesn't resolve within a week, or if it is asso... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yes: As long as you are using only stool softeners (docusate) and not laxatives, you are safe using them every day, especially if stool is hard.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Blood tests: Simple blood tests can be performed by your doctor to determine if your liver is inflamed and, if so, if it's due to a form of viral hepatitis (a, b,... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Temporarily: Bleeding after a catheter was used/removed is not uncommon. It should only be a cause of concern if it doesn't resolve within a week, or if it is asso... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
No: All expired medication should be considered ineffective and discarded.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Mild trauma: The fact that you had blood in your urine has nothing to do with lack of protection during sex. If you two were at it long enough for him to "nut" twi... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Curve is normal: Most guys do not have a straight penis. They bend up, down and sideways. If you develop a new bend that seems to be getting worse over time, it may re... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
See Below: Safer sex refers to avoidance of behaviors that can lead to the transmission of hiv. The most likely ways to contract HIV are to have unprotected vagi... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
No: Lmivudine is one of the earlier medications released for treating both HIV and hepatitis b but it is no longer considered adequate therapy for hepatit... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Same as for Women: No one wants sex all the time, well, almost no one. Many factors affect libido including attraction, adequate sleep, concurrent worries or anxieties, ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
No: Simethicione is not toxic in large doses.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Peyronie's Disease: A new and significant bend in the penis is usually due to peyronie's disease. It is the result of a hardening of some of the tissue in the penis so th... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
It Works!: Caverject is injected into the shaft of the penis and is designed to maintain erections and it works very well. It is usually second line to medicatio... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
School counsellor: If you feel that your parent or parents are behaving inappropriately, you can speak, confidentially, to a school counsellor for advice on what to do a... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
See a therapist: If you think it will be difficult to discuss this with your parents, you should consider speaking first with a therapist who can help you based on you... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
No, not easy: This would require a good general check up with your doctor to have a few blood tests including testosterone, vitamin b12, thyroid, blood count and a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
No: Hiv cannot be transmitted through a mosquito bite.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
NO!: Homosexuality is not considered a disorder. A specific genetic predisposition toward heterosexuality has not yet been found.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Fat malabsorption: Steatorrhea means that there is fat in the stool. The pancreas secretes an enzyme, lipase, into the small intestine in response to ingestion of a fatt... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
O2/CO2 exchange: Abg is used for two purposes: 1) how your lungs are handling the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide 2) the acid/base metabolism affected by breathi... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yes: There are no significant drug-drug interactions with coadministration of suprax (cefixime) and azithromycin.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Fat malabsorption: Steatorrhea means that there is fat in the stool. The pancreas secretes an enzyme, lipase, into the small intestine in response to ingestion of a fatt... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Fat malabsorption: Steatorrhea means that there is fat in the stool. The pancreas secretes an enzyme, lipase, into the small intestine in response to ingestion of a fatt... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Temporarily: Pain with an erection shortly after a catheter was used/removed is not uncommon. It should only be a cause of concern if it doesn't resolve within a w... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Curve is normal: Most guys do not have a straight penis. They bend up, down and sideways. If you develop a new bend that seems to be getting worse over time, it may re... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Nothing: The two conditions are not related unless the person is suffering with a multi-addiction, or obsessive-complulsive disorder.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
...: Ah yes, wouldn't we all like to know?! newness and curiosity always bring about a bit more interest in sex and sexual activity. Keep that in mind if y... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Many!: Dehydration is very common and can occur even in people who drink plenty of water. It's important to drink or consume electrolytes in addition to wate... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Get Tested!: Most large cities have free testing centers. Contact the local department of health for advice on where to get tested. It can be done anonymously and ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yes: Suprax (cefixime) may be crushed or chewed.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Possibly: Questions like this are most easily answered by asking the same question, replacing the word "gay" with the word "straight." at some point in developm... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yes: Caverject is injected into the shaft of the penis and is designed to maintain erections and it works very well. It is usually second line to medicatio... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
It Works!: Caverject is injected into the shaft of the penis and is designed to maintain erections and it works very well. It is usually second line to medicatio... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Any time of life: Most cases of sexual difficulty in men involve poor libido, erectile dysfunction or difficulty reaching orgasm. While it is more common in men over 40... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yes/No: In matters of sexuality the word "normal" is problematic. A straight man might be interested in watching gay porn without ever wanting to have sex wit... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yes: See previous answer regarding softeners like docusate (colace) which are safe to use on a daily basis for hard stools. Don't use daily laxatives thoug... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Uncommon: I'm assuming you're referring to a man having pain with vaginal intercourse, which is uncommon and, if present, should be evaluated by a doctor. If yo... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
DO NOT USE IT: Never use expired medication for any purpose, especially injectable medications.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
No: Suprax (cefixime) is useful for some cases (not all) of gonorrhea but it will not adequately treat other STDs like chlamydia, syphilis, herpes, or hpv... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yes: Herpes (hsv) is transmitted via skin to skin contact and may be transmitted even in the absence of any visible sore or abnormality.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Goldberg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Goldberg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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When I was pregnant my doctor told me that am positive hapatitis B , and he did to me you may born with this but do thing it will go .
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