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Dr. Igor Grosman

Gastroenterology
Brooklyn, NY
19 years experience male

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Brooklyn, NY

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3019 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY
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Gastroenterology

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English

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Persistent vomitting: Forced vomitting can cause ruptured of esophagus which carries hi mortality and morbidity. It can also cause bleeding from tear at esophagus-stomach j... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Iron def anemia: Iron def anemia can be either from iron loss, poor absorption or inadequate intake. Iron lost through bleeding( intestinal, gynecological or from trau... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Vomitting: Vomiting after meals maybe sign of reflux, peptic ulcer disease, or gastroparesis or blockage. Reflux usually associated with heartburn, sore throat, ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Celiac disease: Celiac disease can cause different diseases. Malabsorption can predispose to iron deficiency anemia and osteoporosis( bone loss) chronic inflammation ... Read More
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A 69-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Change in bowe habit: Change in bowel habits can be caused by change in diet, obstructing lesion in colon( mass or narrowing) or colitis. Worrisome sign is wt loss. If the... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Diarrhea: This constellation of symptoms one must be consider malabsorption or pancreatic insufficiency. One of the common causes of malabsorption is celiac di... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Diarrhea: Diarrhea orvitting can cause serious dehydration. Sometes oral rehydration is not enough and one may need intravenous fluids. During significant dehyd... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Tricyclics for pain: Amitryptilline is tricyclics antidepressant that can be used to relieve neuropathic pain. One of the side effects is drowsiness, dry mouth, inability ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Gallbladder cancer: Best test to diagnose gallbladder cancer is with abdominal sonogram or ct scan. Then if these tests are suspicious, biopsy with interventional radiol... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Watery white stools: Watery white stool may mean that stool may contain mucus or exudate which is sign of colonic inflammation( colitis) another reason for white stool wh... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
IBS: Ibs can go through stages of exacerbation and quiescents. During exacerbation one must rule out inciting event: dietary, stress, infectious. Stool cu... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Chronic diarrhea: Diarrhea can be acute or chronic. Chronic diarrhea is consider when one have diarrhea more that 4 weeks. Some of the causes of chronic diarrhea are in... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Constipation: Not having bowel movements for prolonged period of time can be hazardous to your health. Normal bowel habits from 2 times a day to 2 bowel movements a... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
?Infectious diarrhea: You may be having infectious diarrhea. Most infectious diarrhea are self limited and last 5-10 days. Most common diarrhea in us are campylobacter, e c... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Food impaction: Infections in esophagus usually do not cause food impaction. Biopsy is enough to ruled out most infection but physician must alert pathologist if is c... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Chronic cough: Chronic cough can be caused by various process: asthma/bronchitis, sinus problem or post nasal drip, reflux disease. Nocturnal( night) cough can be ei... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Gallbladder diarrhea: After removal of gallbladder it is common to develop diarrhea. The reason is bile is no longer released in control quantities as there is no reservoir... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Liver size: Liver size depend on gender, body type, age. Liver span ranges from 7 cm to 12cm. Weight 1200grams-1500 grams. Your doctor can determine size by percu... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Cirrhosis: Stomach pain in cirrhotic patients can be secondary to ascites( fluid in abdomen) or portal gastropathy( increase vascular congestion from liver press... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Vomiting blood: Bloody vomitus usually a sign of bleeding any where from mouth nose area to point of proximal small intestine. It can range from mild to life threaten... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Heartburn: This can be secondary to reflux, however burning sensation along spine is not typical of reflux. Given difficulty swallowing this can be either case o... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are usually ingorge blood vessels that can get bigger and smaller. They can bleed, cause pain and irritation and discharge. Skin tags usu... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Hep B: Hepatitis is usually blood born virus. That means it can be spread via needles, blood transfusion, blood contaminated equipment. It can also be spread... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Hepatitis: It is difficult to answer. Hepatitis a is occasionally can cause acute liver failure in acute stages but never become chronic. Whereas hepatitis b an... Read More
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Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Varices: Varices is a common complication of cirrhosis. Once bleeding occurs varies must be banded. It is usually takes 2-3 session to completely obliterate v... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Narrowed esophagus: There are various disorders that can cause narrowed esophagus. The can range from benign (secondary to reflux or prior radiation or ingestion of caus... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Diarrhea diet: Usually recommendation to eat low fiber and low residue diet. Stay away from dairy products. Brat diet: banana, rice, apples, toast works good to bind... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
C diff symptoms: Most common symptoms for c difficile infection is diarrhea and abdominal pain. However some people are asymptomatic carriers. Meaning having bacteria ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Inherited colon ca: Most colon cancer developed at young age are hereditary. Two most common genetic conditions are familial adenomatous polyposis(fap) and hereditary non... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Hep b medicine: There multiple medications for hepatitis b however once with lowest resistance to virus is tenofovir(viread) interferon also use but has many adverse ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
IBS diarrhea: Diarrhea in ibs can be treated with imodium, Lomotil and lotronex (alosetron). Lotronex (alosetron) has restricted use as it can cause ischemic coliti... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Back pain: Squeezing pain lower back can be either muscle spasm, kidney stone or pinched nerve. Passing kidney stone also associated with groin pain and sometime... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Pancreatitis : Hypothyroidism can cause high triglycerides. High triglycerides usually above 800 can cause pancreatitis. Elevated triglycerides can also be cause by ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Treatment for GERD: Reflux medications usually do not increase blood pressure. Medications range from antacid to more potent class of drugs such as ppi (proton pump inhib... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Probiotics for C Dif: Clostridium difficile infection has been reported to be treated with probiotics. The studies have shown mixed results and general consensus that it is... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
EGD: Really question is why you were incubated. Generally egd performed with conscious or deeep sedation(not incubated but sedated). Occasionally anesthesi... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Abdominal pain: Abd pain radiating to back may be sign of pancreatic pathology or gallbladder problem. I would start with ultrasound and blood work for liver and panc... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Grosman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Grosman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I have gastroparisis, and they were worried about possible aspiration.
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Thanks Doc. I know the importance of the next step.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

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