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
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My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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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

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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
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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
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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.
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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
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Patrick (Faber) test: This is a physical exam maneuver which will illicit sacroiliac joint pain.
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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.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
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No: Spine surgery should not cause knee pain, see your doctor.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
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Heart attack pain: Any chest pain in a 52 yr old person needs to be checked as cardiac in cause.
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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
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A 39-year-old female asked:
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Referred pain: Knee pain after spinal surgery is due to irritated low back nerves.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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No: Blisters are most likely due to the bandage adhesive causing an allergic reaction.
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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.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Especially for a low back injury. Naproxen for anti-inflammatory, Percocet for pain and Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for spasm. Expect drowsiness.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
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Scalp psoriasis: Otc shampoos include head and shoulders, tegren, sebulex, t/gel, t/sal, and selsun blue.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
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Eye twitching: Stress cause eyelid twitching. Try a warm compress.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
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Scleroderma + blood: Scl-70 is an antibody found in some patients with scleroderma, see a rheumatologist.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
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Atheltes foot: Tinea pedis, try lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream.
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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
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A 28-year-old male asked:
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HIV and kissing: Yes it is risky if there is an exchange of saliva.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
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Hip arthritis: Difficulty crossing one leg over the other is a sign of hip arthritis.
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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.
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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.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
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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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (jia) can present with any joint inflammation in children less than 17 yr old. It is accompanied by fever, rash, swolle... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Methotrexate: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can cause joint deformity. This is due to bone destruction and ligament loosening. Methotrexate is the best, safest oral me... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
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No: Raynaud's phenomenon can cause nipple color changes (blue, white or red), especially with exposure to cold. Nursing mothers with raynaud's can get re... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Warm water: Warm water can cause skin blood vessels to dilate and bring more blood close to the skin surface in attempt to cool off. Try using cooler shower wate... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Lupus freqently causes joint and muscle pain. Sometimes patients develope a secondary fibromyalgia syndrome. Treatment is directed at reducing infl... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Lupus (sle) causes a nonspecific, non-crippling arthritis in the small joints of the hands and wrists. Deformities are rare, but, if they occur they ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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No: Raynaud's changes are more common in the hands (fingers) than feet (toes). On exposure to cold the digits turn white, then blue/purple, then red. Si... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
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No: Overdose of CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) can lead to bone marrow toxicity. You should monitor your cbc. The drug is excreted in the urine (90%) ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Without treatment end stage RA manifests with severe crippling deformities and loss of function in the shoulders, elbows, wrists, fingers, hips, knees... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
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Ignore: Soft bristle toothbrush, floss, water pick, rinse with baking soda solution.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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Psoriasis treatment: Scalp: start with otc sebulex or tegrin (coal tar) shampoo. Skin: medium strenght cortisone cream such as elocon. Moisturizers daily.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
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Yes: Etodolac is a nonselective NSAID and has a greater chance of causing GI bleeding. Celecoxib is a cox-2 inhibitor and is safer for the lining of the s... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
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Not recommended: I would see your doc to look for an underlying infection.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
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Yes: You can try each of the above after a warm shower and use plastic wrap over the dry area doe 1 h-2 hours.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
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Sleeping finger: Sounds like spasm of blood vessels, called raynaud's syndrome.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
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Psoriasis in teens: Try an otc moisturizer cream with 1% Hydrocortisone cream 2x/day. If no improvement see your doctor.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
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Calcium defiiency: Calcium deficiency does not cause high blood pressure and would be very rare as the bones release calcium into the blood to keep the level normal.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
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Ankle swelling at 25: See your doctor to check you out for heart, liver, kidney, and protein disorders. Are your socks / shoes too tight?
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A 47-year-old female asked:
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Trigger finger injec: If the trigger finger is locking several times a day or if you need to unlock it with the other hand it is time for a trigger finger cortisone injecti... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
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Dry skin=itchy skin: Apply vaseline and sleep in white cotton socks and your itching will stop when the skin moisture is better.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
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Sometimes: Lymph nodes in the neck may be felt under normal circumstances and more so if you are fighting off a respiratory infection. 2 cm +, tell the doc.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
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Yes: Dizziness and stumbling gait can be dose related. I recommend 200mg/day for people less than 115 lbs and 400mg /day for those over 115 lbs.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
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No: Masturbation while make epididymitis more painful and prolong recovery.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
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Humira (adalimumab) and herbs: Yes, however, there is no scientific data that these herbs will do anything. A healthy diet is the best way to boost your immune system.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
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Rupture bursa: First try PT and if no improvement see an orthopedist. MRI and or arthrogram of shoulder can be done.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
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Physical exam: Careful physical exam should be able to differentiate muscle pain from internal organ pain.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
Not recommended: If the shots are painful, massage the skin of the upper thigh or belly with an ice cube, then inject humira (adalimumab).
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
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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
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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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