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Dr. Joshua Hurwitz

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Norwalk, CT
male

Locations

Office

Norwalk, CT

Address

10 Glover Avenue, null, Norwalk, CT
Directions

Office

Stamford, CT

Office

Danbury, CT

Office

Fishkill, NY

Office

Trumbull, CT

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Fertility Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

36 Answers
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing: Once an adult has reached final height and growth of bones, there is no treatment to increase this.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
PID: Is caused by sexually transmitted infections (sti's) also called std's. Gonorrhea & chlamydia are main culprits but others can cause pid too. The inf... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cycle Irregular: It is hard answer your question bc your cycle doesn't make sense- it is almost impossible to ovulate just 2 day safter your period ends & period 6 da... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Highly unlikley: While it is so tempting to see ifyou are pregnant, it is way too early for any pregnancy hormone (beta hcg) to show up in your urine for a home pregna... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
2-7 days after: Usually menses arrives 2-7 days after initating Provera (medroxyprogesterone) but it may take longe rin some women. If no menses occurs, go back to y... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Check a preg test: If you ar eworried about pregnancy, you shoudl always check a urine preg tets. Discharge from the vagina is usual and normal and changes during the m... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Evening primrose oil: First make sure there are no masses, unusual nipple discharge or changes ot your bearst. Chronic mastalgia is often treated with evening primrose oil.... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: You are unlikely to be pregnant under these conditions- having sex while still bleeding- but impossible to kow for sure. If you are nto trygin to cocn... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes and No: Pcos most often causes troubl getting pregnant due to irregular ovulation so there are fewer and more random chances for the egg & sperm to get togeth... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
NO: While thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) and a portionof the pregnancy hormone (beta hcg) share some common components, graves disease wil lnot cause a... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
NO: There are many reaosns for spotting and bleeding of all sorts and clors and they ususlaly do nto mean you are pregannt. If you are worried, you sheoul... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not related: There are many reasons for weomen to have intermittent bleeding between periods or brown discharge (which is usually old blood). They are not related... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chromosomal test: Cvs is an invasive diagnostic test of a developing fetus during pregnancy. It uses a needle to biopsy placental tissue. This tissue can then be used t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Conception?: In terms of preganncy, an egg & sperm fertilize toform an embryo usually one day follwoing ovulation & then takes about 5 days to float back down the ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormonal fluctuation: Chnagesin the hormone profile in early pregnancy can lead ot bloating. Bloatign may also just be how your body processes the sensations of nasea that... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mastalgia: Mastalgia is the medicla term for breast pain & tenderness & is very common. Some women have it constantly, some have it only around time of their me... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Hard to diagnose in a web post, but changes to your body & reproductive organs with your menstrual cycle are very common.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Everyone is differen: There are no absolute rules as to how any individual will feel after eating certain floods.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cold Compress is bes: Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin can alleviate your pain sumptoms but cold compresses/ice packs will be best to decrease inflammation. Remeber to always p... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing: Once an adult has reached final height and growth of bones, there is no treatment to increase this.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Perhaps: It is common after misacrriages adn d&c's to have a differen tflow pattern to yor menses. If, however, you notice a markedly lighter and shorted amou... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy changes: Your anatomy, hormones and the bodily sensations are all different when you are pregant. It is not surprirsing that sex feels differently yo tyou whe... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Food poioning is usually associated with terribel vomiting and diarrhea, sometime bloddy diarrhea. Pregnancy can often be associated with bloatign an... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irritation form Sex.: Is common and can simply be abrasions in the vagina rather than an infection. If you were using a condom, it is possible that you have a latex sensit... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trial & error: Trial and error to find what works best for you. If you are ambidextrous, try with your non-dominnant hand. Be careful not to aggravate your hand by ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anything is possible: Iud's can cause some crampiness just due to uterine irritation, especially in the 1st few weeks after insertion. A visit to your obgyn can ensure tha... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many Possibilities: Without more info, it is difficult to know for sure. In general, a shortening cycle indicates a weakening ovarian reserve- decreased quantity & quali... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Periods can differ: Not every period wil be the same for every women in every month. Variability is ok and expected. The quality of your bleeding such as color, or clot... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Premenstrual symptom: Breast tenderness can occur anytime, but is often associated with premenstrual symptoms or during menses and is a very normal occurance. Some women a... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Scarred Uterus: Asherman's syndrome is an uncommon & unfortunate condition in which the the womb cavity (endoemtrial cavity) has been scarred together and cannot have... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular periods...: Make it difficult to know when you are ovulating. Ovulutaon is 14 days prior to upcoming period, but that doesn't help you going forward. In patients ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
YES: Sperm can stay in the female reproductive tract for up to 72 hours and the egg can stay there for up to 24 hours after ovulation. It is possible that... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doc: You ned ot make sure it is not injured or fractured, especially if you have had recent trauma. Look for red tracks, pus or other isgns of infection. ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: If pregnancy test is negative, then you are not pregnant. Patients typiclaly put on Provera (medroxyprogesterone) to bring on period in women who do n... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Difficult to answer : Many women experience different discharges in pregnancy and most are natural and not medcially cocnerning. Malodorous discharge, or chunky white disc... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many possibiliites: !st, ifyou ahve skipped periods then you shoudl check a pregnancy test immediatly. There are many other reasosn for skipping periods that mostylky in... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hurwitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hurwitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Graduated 1999MD

Medical/Graduate school

Cornell University
MD

Residency

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Residency

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards

Patient's Choice Award, Patient's Choice
Patient's Choice Awards, Patient's Choice
Patient's Choice Award, Patient's Choice

Affiliations

Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
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