Dr. Eric Teitel

Gastroenterology
Holtsville, NY
44 years experience

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Gastroenterology

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English

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13 Answers
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Teitel
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Headache,: Abdominal pain, diarrhea are the most common (albeit infrequent) short time side effects of prevacid (lansoprazole). Long term, high dose, may be asso... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Teitel
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Abdominal Pain: Nausea, vomiting are some of the vely symptoms. Ulcers can also be relatively painless, and present just as bleeding. Stools can become black, tarry... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Teitel
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Unlikely: The sensitivity of endoscopy in detecting gastric or duodenal ulcers approaches 95% so, although an ulcer could be missed it would be an unusual occu... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Teitel
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Maybe: Women with active crohns disease my have difficulty conceiving, and may have low birth weight infants. The data on fertility after colectomy for infl... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Teitel
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Too much 'partying': Did you take any pepto before you went out 'partying'(which can turn your stool black), or did you drink to such excess that you caused bleeding withi... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Teitel
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
No: Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) effectively blocks acid secretion over a 24 hour period, and you are not likely to get any further relief by adding omepraz... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Teitel
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Yes: Your menstrual period should not affect your ability to have surgery
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Teitel
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Gastroenteritis: Probably a food borne illness. Keep yourself well hydrated and seek medical attention if you develop bloody diarrhea or you don't see an improvement ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Teitel
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Gastroenteritis: Often, acute mild abdominal distention and diarrhea is due to either bacterial or viral infections of the intestinal tract, which are usually self-lim... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Teitel
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Not only stomach: But the entire digestive tract from mouth to anus, as well as organs that contribute to the digestive tracy such as the liver and pancreas.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Teitel
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
It depends: On your reason for taking the drug. If you have a condition known as barretts esophagus, it would be inadvisable to stop. If you have gerd, you may ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Teitel
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Yes, but: In fact, the Lansoprazole can provide protection to the lining of your stomach from the injurious effect of the ibuprofen. Be careful with the Ibuprof... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Teitel
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Yes: And although diffuse esophageal spasm (des) can be quite uncomfortable, heart disease can be life threatening, and should be 'ruled out' by your md . ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Teitel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Teitel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!
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Thank you for answering! That helps a lot.
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York Medical College, NY
Graduated 1979MD
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