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Dr. Steven Leskowitz

Gastroenterology
Jenkintown, PA
41 years experience male

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Gastroenterology

Languages spoken

English

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Leskowitz
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Sometimes hemorrhoids can be injected or treated with other methods, such as infra-red therapy. On occasion surgery is needed. It would be best for ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Leskowitz
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Acute diarrhea: Most likely this is due to something you ate or a gastroenteritis. Diarrhea for a day, unless it is bloody or jet black in color is rarely anything t... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Leskowitz
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Generally there are 3 internal hemorrhoids, right anterior, right posterior, and left lateral. They can all be banded, but generally only 1 is done a... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Leskowitz
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
H. pylori: H. pylori is a bacterium that can live in the stomach. It is a local infection in that it doesn't cause problems outside the upper GI tract. It can ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Leskowitz
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Milk abdominal pain: You could have lactose intolerance. Many people with this can tolerate small amounts of dairy, but when they have too much they can get gas, cramps, ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Leskowitz
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Probably not: Most likely it caused some irritation in your esophagus, especially if you can swallow solids and liquids without a problem. The feeling should pass ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Leskowitz
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Enlarged appendix: I don't know what test you had done that said your appendix is large. A CT scan can usually show if is suspicious of anything to be concerned about. ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Leskowitz
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Vomiting: Persistent vomiting can have many different causes, including gastritis, ulcer, infections, bowel blockage, and many others. The biggest issue is tha... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Leskowitz
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Constipation: Most likely the problem is that you are not taking in enough fiber and water in your diet. Most people in the USA eat only about 10-12 grams of fiber... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Leskowitz
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Reflux, GERD: Due to the adage "Happy wife, happy life," if your wife doesn't like salami there is cause for concern. However, more important is that about 10% of ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Leskowitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Leskowitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much doctor Leskowitz. I will try to drink more water and change my diet a bit! :)
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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