Dr. Robert Fuhrman

Endocrinology
Westfield, NJ
57 years experience male

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Westfield, NJ

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552 westfield ave, Westfield NJ 07090
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Endocrinology

Languages spoken

English

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Not likely: Cold symptoms are upper respiratory and not likely thyroid related.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Disturbed function: Thyroid function isdisturbed. The cause not yet clear. Follow up needed for diagnosis. Symptoms dictate how often to reevaluate and whether symptoms r... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Multiple possibiliti: Need clinical follow up with possible ultrasound imaging and laboratory and or hormonal evaluation.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Muscle Mass: There is no direct connection between muscle mass and metabolic rate but the development and or maintenance of muscle mass generally requires activity... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Avoid sweets: Eat a balanced diet and avoid concentrated sweets.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Need to be checked: Some of these symptoms can be attributed to the hormone abnormalities but not clear whether you are being treated or observed since treatment can som... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
M: Thyroxine is a synthetic form of thyroid hormone. Although doses vary the dose of 100 mcg is not extreme. The medicine does not usually cause muscular... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
No answer: The answer depends on the clinical problem being treated and the reason the dose is being changeg.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Try: Not possible to know if you are fertile until you try to get pregnant. This is true whether or not you have had clamydia.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
It depends: Not clear. Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) can cause problem because of BP or electrolytes. Peri menopausal syndrome often has vasom... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Cause not clear: If there is pain in your upper abdomen on the left side it may or may not be related to the pancreas. Most patients with diabetes do not have pain rel... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Sometimes: It depends on the size of the tumor , it's location and how long vision has been compromised sometimes but not always there is improvement.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Cleanse: Body odor is caused by perspiration and bacteria which are plentiful all over the body surface but grow excessively in moist closed spaces. Cleansing ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Not from Vit D defic: Vitamin d deficiency is not usually associated with joint pains. It would be associated with disturbed bone metabolism.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Response will vary: Weight loss does not necessarily come when treated with thyroid replacement for hypothyroidism or for any other reason. The medication takes time to w... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
This equites evaluat: Needs md eval to evaluate the stool and determine need for possible further evaluation.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
No: There is no apparent relationship of lipomas to the endocrine problems.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Speak to Gyne : Speak to your gyne. They may be able to give a trial of medication. If insuccessful may need a d& c procedure.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Cushing's not likely: This would be very atypical. Low cortisol levels are not typical. This could be clarified with a 24 hr urine collection for free cortisol or an overni... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Snacks raise glucose: Chips and cola will predictably raise glucose levels.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Cause not clear: Neither problem is the likely cause of symptoms. If they persist see your physician to begin evaluationn.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
No evidence for this: There is no evidence to support the benefit of vitamin e with regard to hair loss.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Need evaluation : The problem requires examination and possible laboratory tests. Gynecology or endocrinology evaluation may be helpful.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Don't know: Women with pcos have irregular menses and may have problems getting pregnant. Run a pregnancy test at home to answer the question.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Not likely: It isn't likely that the symptoms are from such a low dose of Armour Thyroid in a short time. I don't have a good reason for the complaint.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Maybe: The TSH level of 4 may be borderline elevated depending on the lab performing the test. If thyroid levels are normal the TSH level may be a warning th... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fuhrman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fuhrman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Feb 23, 2015
I heart this doctor!
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Thanks for your quick reply! I go to yhe gym a couple times a week for a couple hours...and do cardio at home...and i eat clean...I hope I lose something soon
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Thanks for your quick reply! sir i got my period on aug 11 after transvaginal.am i still pregnent?
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Thanku doc, I'm also suffering from a ACL injury. Does that affect?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School, IL
Graduated 1966MD

Affiliations

Vista health system, llc
Paramount Medical Group
Overlook Hospital
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