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Dr. David Namerow

Pediatrics
Mahwah, NJ
50 years experience male

Locations

Office

Fair Lawn, NJ

Address

20-20 Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn, NJ
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Cigna

Office

Fair Lawn, NJ

Office

Mahwah, NJ

Office

Pompton Plains, NJ

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Specialties
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Pediatrics

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Slight risk: We do not understand the genetic mechanisms for autism. We do know that there is an increased risk in families with a history of autism. However, s... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Reduce risk factors!: Chronic ear infections are very common. Risk factors may increase your risk: make sure your toddler is no longer on a bottle, has no pacifier and no... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Absolutely NOT!: Norovirus was discovered in norwalk ohio in 1968. It is a common, self limited disease characterized by vomiting, watery diarrhea, abdominal pain, oc... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Too soon to tell: While most kids do get immunity with the varicella vaccine; children may get a mild, attenuated form of the disease even when vaccinated. 2 bumps, ho... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
No real exercise!: Although time in a sauna may feel good and relax your muscles, the increasing sweating truly depletes your body of fluid and electrolytes. It would n... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Very doubtful!: Rage behaviors are usually emotional in origin. Common symptoms of childhood diabetes include drinking a lot, peeing a lot, weight loss and loss of e... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Good nutrition!: The best way to add muscle is good nutrition and exercise. Getting a good supply of protein --- reducing fatty and fried foods-- green leafy veggies,... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Clear liquids!: Most diarrhea is due to viral gastroenteritis. Treatment should include resting the bowel and providing electrolytes. Hi fever and bloody diarrhea can... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Viral illness: Most likely a viral illness. Treatment should include clear liquids (with electrolytes!), tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever. If diarrhea is bloody or... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Parasites doubtful: Parasites would usually be moving. Pinworms are small white worms that will move and crawl out of the rectum at night. Kids will have an itchy rectu... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Many problems!: Cild abuse is an awful problem -- impacting on family , child, siblings, everyone. Abused children not only can have emotional problems, they can eve... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Try discussions!: If your sister is bullying -- either you or anyone, try honestly talking about the risk of bullying and impact on self esteem. There have been many r... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Discuss with parents: If you are tutoring someone who seems "hyper", gently recommend that they have their child tested. Most school systems have "child study " teams whic... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Probably not: While there are no increased risks for birth defects for thyroid disorders, it would be most important to have your thyroid disorder controlled. Unco... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
A chromosomal proble: Downs' syndrome is usually a chromosomal problem caused by abnormality of chromosome 21. Hence, the development of similar facial features --- eyes s... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Many!: There are well over 500 viruses that children can get. Currently, we have seen much gastroenteritis caused by norovirus; still some cases of flu; som... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Probable virus: The symptoms you describe are usually associated with a viral infection. The treatment would include bed rest, liquids, acetomenophen for fever. Of co... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Doubtful: Most babies with malabsorption are sick looking and really fail to thrive. Weight would be well below 10 th %. Assuming no solids yet , breast fed bab... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
No: Most flat birthmarks are either flame nevi it pigmented nevi. They usually lighten up with age. No topical treatment is needed. Hemangiomas are anothe... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
Probably a few weeks: Circumcision in a teen usually causes local pain and sensitivity. Most folks would use an antibacterial ointment and good hygiene for a few weeks. T... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
Proper nutrition!: Weight must always be related to height. If you are very tall, a weight of 88 may be very concerning. If you are short, however, that may be a good ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
It depends!: Size if often related to genetics. Short parents usually have short children. Size must be related to a growth chart -- look at height and weight ov... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
Not likely.: Years ago, there were some studies that suggested a negative impact on growth with certain adhd meds. However, carefully done studies over time have ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Many sports!: All sports are great for exercise , muscle balance and muscle tone. Swimming is great as are gymnastics. Team sports such as soccer, baseball, lacro... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
No worries: The joints of most 2 year olds are fairly flexible. In addition, the cartilage in those joints is still fairly soft. Movement can be accompanied by so... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Records or titres: Mmr is given at 1 year of age with a booster at 5 years. Most doctors and clinics must keep records of all immunizations. However, with no records a... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Many signs: Autistic spectrum disorder or ASD is notable in many signs: failure to interact with the world around; repetitive hand or body movements; delayed spe... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Intestinal virus?: Sudden onset of left lower abdominal pain often is the precursor of either vomiting or diarrhea. Best to put your child in a warm bath to calm the st... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Thorough Hygiene!: While scabies is difficult to eradicate, it you have treated everyone and it is gone, you are lucky! you should launder all the bedclothes and clothe... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Very doubtful!: It would be most unusual to contract a parasite from rainwater. Parasites usually happen after international trips in areas where parasites are endem... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Severe Ear Ache!: Malignant otitis media is a term for a severe ear infection, manifested by intense pain --sometimes externa, due to swimmer's ear; or often a middle e... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Often a virus!: While blood cell count can be low with viral infections. Important to make sure that the red blood cell count and hemoglobin are normal and that the ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Probably not: If she is alert and responsive, important to see if shaking is generalized, if she has a fever, and how long it lasts. Shaking can mean she is cold o... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Don't be alarmed!: Carefully looking at growth charts is an important part of all pediatric check-ups. If the head circumference goes up it could mean possible increase... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Unknown: While bullying has become very common, the media has now made it so common that there are many initiatives to stop bullying and help awaken kids to th... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
No need to worry: Most lymphadenopathy in infants are viral in origin. Only concern would be anemia. Without low hemoglobin or significant abnormalities in lymphs or ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Yes --in moderation: Poppy seeds are really more nutritious and less allergic than many other seeds. While they are an oilseed from the poppy plant and will result in a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
They usually don't: Most benign tumors do not become malignant unless there has been some change in their environment. Tumors can only be diagnosed as benign with a biop... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Very possible: Breast development, or thelarche, may begin as early as 8 or 9 and is the earliest sign of puberty. During the next 4-5 years, pubarche occurs, incr... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Older moms: Risk for downs increses with maternal age. Hence, if you are over 35 years of age you have a much higher risk than a 25 year old. Of course amniocen... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Classic signs!: Classic signs of increased thirst, increased eating and increased urination. Symptoms can come on suddenly. Obesity increases the risk -- as well as... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Probably Not at all!: Gulf war syndrome is a multisymptom group of problems in returning vets after the persian gulf war. Most symptoms are neurologically related; some me... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Nothing wrong!: You are doing nothing wrong. Bulb syringe will help with nasal congestion and mucous. Chest congestion may be helped by humifier. If labored breathin... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Many differences: Autism is a specific group of disorders with communication difficulties, inability to react to surrounding people; repetitive movements and sounds. D... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Eat healthfully!: Constipation is infrequent hard stools. Many breast fed babies have infrequent loose stools which are normal. Unless your baby has infrequent hard s... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Not usually: Most birthmarks can either be pigmented nevi or vascular flame nevi. They usually lighten up with age and will usually not return once they have disap... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Healthy Food!: A 2 year old should have a well-balanced diet consisting of plenty of fresh veggies, dairy products, good sources of protein such as meat, fish and eg... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Easy to clean!: After the circumcision most OB doctors will wrap gauze lightly around the penis. During the next week, keep that clean. You may put some neosporin o... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Over a few weeks: Doxycycline is a very effective antibiotic used in acne therapy. Most patients are on a therapeutic dose and then , when the acne has improved, they ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Maybe growth spurt: While it may be a growth spurt, if the bone pain continues, you should be seen. Most growth spurts would lead to changes in height, development and m... Read More

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Dr. Namerow is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dr. Namerow is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I know I'm being paranoid, but just wanted an expert's opinion.
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This saved my life. Thank You! I wasn't sure if they would be moving or not or bloody stool. Thank you
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Im looking into a gastr and they given up do you think its a diesea .

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Louisville School of Medicine
Graduated 1972MD

Residency

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Awards

Best Doctors in New York, New York Magazine
Best Doctor, New Jersey Magazine
Listed, Top Doctors New York Metro Area

Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics
Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
Ambulatory Pediatric Association
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