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Dr. Steven Rosner

Rheumatology
Emerson, NJ
male

Locations

Pascack Valley Medical Group

Emerson, NJ

Address

452 Old Hook Rd, suite 200, Emerson, NJ, United States
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Fax

2016666860

About

Bio

Rheumatologists diagnose and treat diseases of the joints, muscles, bones and tendons, such as arthritis and diseases of the connective tissues. Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Gout Osteoporosis, Lupus, and Fibromyalgia are the more common Rheumatic diseases.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Rheumatology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: Especially for a low back injury. Naproxen for anti-inflammatory, Percocet for pain and Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for spasm. Expect drowsiness.
A 31-year-old member asked:
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No: Blisters are most likely due to the bandage adhesive causing an allergic reaction.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
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Scalp psoriasis: Otc shampoos include head and shoulders, tegren, sebulex, t/gel, t/sal, and selsun blue.
A 45-year-old member asked:
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No: A fever in a patient with fibromyalgia should be investigated for underlying infection or another rheumatic disease.
A 28-year-old male asked:
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HIV and kissing: Yes it is risky if there is an exchange of saliva.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
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Heart attack pain: Any chest pain in a 52 yr old person needs to be checked as cardiac in cause.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
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Scleroderma + blood: Scl-70 is an antibody found in some patients with scleroderma, see a rheumatologist.
A 29-year-old female asked:
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"water" on the knee: A painless swollen knee is probably from a build up of fluid in the knee. This can occur from minor trauma, arthritis, or an infection. If the swell... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
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Yes: Most likely jra now referred to as jia and you should see a rheumatologist for lab and xrays and treatment.
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Eye twitching: Stress cause eyelid twitching. Try a warm compress.
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Swollen glands: Ampicillin and cortisone is standard treatment for swollen salivary glands. Dose is ok.
A 39-year-old female asked:
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No: Spine surgery should not cause knee pain, see your doctor.
A 46-year-old member asked:
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No: There is no food diet that aggrevates RA or lessens it effects unless a patient has an allergy to a protein such as milk. This is very rare and we do... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
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Yes: As long as there is no impairment of function is should be ok. If the raynaud's in not controlled, the faa would have to give final clearnce after a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
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Yes: If the sexual partner has gc, syphilis, chlamydia, hepatitis b, hepatitis c, tb, or hiv. All of these std can cause severe arthritis.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
Not recommended: Aleve (naproxen) and Aspirin taken together can irritate the stomach lining increasing the chances for bleeding. Exception: low dose Aspirin daily an... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
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Yes: If there is an ulcer history you should not take voltaren (diclofenac) suppositories or any other NSAID in any form. Ask your doc for another analges... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
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See a rheumatologist: This type of knee symptom can be worked up and treated by the rheumatologist and if surgery is need an orthopedist can be consulted.
A 25-year-old male asked:
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Specializes in Rheumatology
Hip arthritis: Difficulty crossing one leg over the other is a sign of hip arthritis.
A 34-year-old member asked:
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No (not directly): If a person become seriously infected (septic) while on an immunospressant they can have a low body temperature. Drugs that directly cause low body te... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
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Not recommended: If the shots are painful, massage the skin of the upper thigh or belly with an ice cube, then inject humira (adalimumab).
A 34-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Atacand (candesartan) is a blood vessel dilator which acts by blocking an enzyme called angiotensin ii. However, calcium channel blocker drugs (nifed... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
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None: There is no drug or supplement that will help an acid stomach and arthritis pain. However, antacids given to decrease stomach and esophagus acid refl... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
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Stay Warm, Stay calm: Core body warming, extremity warming, and decreasing stress are the initial approaches followed by prescription meds to dilate (open) blood vessels in... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Bacteria can enter the bloodstream and settle in a joint causing "septic arthritis"...This is a medical emergency and requires joint fluid drainage fo... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
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Maybe: If the raynaud's syndrome is secondary to an underlying autoimmune disease such as lupus or scleroderma your ligaments and cartilage are at some incre... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
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Yes: For severe raynaud's where digits are at risk for gangrene, low dose (81mg) Aspirin is used along with prescription meds to open blood vessels and pre... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
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No: No, at least not until they have had a thorough cardiology evaluation for aortic valve and coronary artery disease. In addition, these patients have ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
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Ignore: Do substitute green veggies for starches and do not allow the bread basket on the table.
A 36-year-old male asked:
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Ignore: The best ibs management includes stress reduction, exercise, and a high fiber diet.
A 53-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: Stop the Methotrexate and push fluids. If you do not feel better in 48 hr see your rheumatologist for exam and lab work.
A 41-year-old member asked:
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Yes: In addition i would stretch and massage the affected area and consider physical therapy.
A 16-year-old female asked:
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Yes: Rheumatism is a broad term and includes minor aches and pains which are self limited to debilitating or lethal life threatening crippling arthritis, v... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
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CRPS and limb move: CRPS affects the brain and can cause involuntary limb movement.
A 21-year-old male asked:
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No: The larger the dose and the longer you were on Cymbalta (duloxetine) would determine the rate at which you can taper off, however, sudden stopping at ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: Asparagus can act as a diuretic or "water pill" increasing urination and if you do not replenish fluids you can get a dry mouth.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
Same: Isotonic vitamins = tablet vitamins.
A 34-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Rheumatology
Migratory arthritis: Roaming arthritis is referred to as migratory polyarthritis by rheumatologists. Joint pain will stay in one or several joints for several days and th... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
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Neuropathy: Superficial small fiber neuropathy will not show on EMG or EEG. Suggest trial of gabapentin if very annoying.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
OT referral: Self referral to OT is dependent on the stage you live in, call your state medical society.
A 20-year-old male asked:
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Bad apple: Drink plenty of water and any toxins will be flushed out.
A 58-year-old female asked:
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Possible autoimmune: Ana+ with high ESR and CRP can mean lupus or other autoimmune disease. Vit d is unrelated and should be replaced with supplements. High c 4 is not a... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: This is moderate eosinophilia and you need to rule out allergies, parasites, addison's disease, hodgkin's disease, fungal infections, metastatic cance... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
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Tendon arm pain: Try massage with arnica gel and if no improvement start physical therapy.
A 23-year-old male asked:
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Lyme blood test: In early Lyme Disease Elisa can be negative. No use testing Western Blot if Elisa is negative. Follow patient clinically and if symptoms of Lyme dis... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
Ignore: Soft bristle toothbrush, floss, water pick, rinse with baking soda solution.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rosner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rosner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you. MRI has been ordered. 7yrs after rupture from t-bone collision my shoulder has worsened. We shall see soon
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! First time I have read a realistic answer to my painful hands. Thank you.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I was told isotonic were absorded faster and need less mg than tablets

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Hackensack Region - Spring
2014

Affiliations

Hackensack University Medical Center
The Valley Hospital
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