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Dr. Jordan Rush

Gastroenterology
Wantagh, NY
14 years experience male

Locations

Office

Wantagh, NY

Address

1488 Wantagh Avenue, Wantagh, NY
Directions

Office

Garden City, NY

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.

Gastroenterology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

186 Answers
18 Agrees
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Protonix (pantoprazole): Protonix (pantoprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor which is an acid reducing medicine used to treat gerd and some other conditions.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Acid reducer: Prevacid is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases stomach acid production. The generic for is called lansoprazole. It comes in over the counter stren... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Pain: Pain in the left lower abdomen always raises the possibility of a condition called diverticulitis. This would be more likely if you had pain with eati... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Hemorrhoid?: This sounds like it may be a pro lapsing internal hemorrhoid.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Recovery: After an infectious illness it is quite common to have increased gas production for some time because of impaired digestion. I would continue to be ca... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
No: Gallbladder polyps do not cause gas.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Pain: After gastric bypass you can develop ulcers as well as internal hernias among many other causes of pain. Talk to your doctor.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Common: This is a common time to feel this because when you are lying down it is easier for acid to get up into your esophagus. Also if you have eaten shortly... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
See your doctor : This is not normal and can indicate something going on with your eyes or brain. Detached retina can sometimes cause this. Also migraines.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Stomach: Acid related dyspepsia, ulcer, gastritis, gerd, gallbladder. See your doctor if it continues.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Meds: Several medications can do this. Narcotics such as morphine, certain antacid medications, antihistamines, as well as some antidepressant type meds.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Not really: I have a lot if patients on ppi therapy and this is definitely not a common complaint. If this happens it is rare.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Gerd: Much of gerd is caused by diet. Cut back in foods such as spicy or fatty foods, citrus fruits, tomato sauces, chocolate, mints. Decrease caffeine, alc... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Purple: My guess would be that it is something you ate or drank.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Anus: Common causes of pain include external hemorrhoids, anal fissure, rectal abscess, proctalgia.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Constipation: Constipation can absolutely cause severe stomach pains but i would certainly make sure that is what is causing your pain. See your doctor to confirm t... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Grandmother: You should have her evaluated. Symptoms described may be due to a zenkers diverticulum at the upper esophagus where food can get stuck causing bad bre... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Biopsy: Usually can get results in a few days. Not a lot if tissue is taken for the biopsies.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Glucose: This level is high for after eating. Speak to your doctor about this.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Many things: Blood streamed on the toilet paper is typically due to a fissure or hemorrhoid. However even slight bleeding can come from more serious things such as... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Pregnant: The faint line probably means you are pregnant. You can confirm with your doctor.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Yes: This is typically fine as part of a bowel preparation for colonoscopy.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Depends: Depends on the status of hepatitis b. If you are a chronic carrier then you can live a normal life span. If it is active and progresses to cirrhosis t... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Gastritis: It's hard to blame gastritis for excruciating upper abdominal pain. Keep looking to exclude causes such as an ulcer, pancreatitis, gerd.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Chills: Are you having any abdominal pain? Fever and chills post op can be caused by several things it certainly infection is a possibility.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Acid reflux: Is often stimulated by eating certain foods such as spicy and fatty foods, citrus, tomato sauces, chocolate, mints among other things. It's not unusua... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Possible: It is possible that stress may trigger you to eat/drink/smoke certain things that may increase reflux symptoms.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Ulcers: Ulcers themselves may not effect stomach function at all. It may cause pain and rarely block the stomach exit. The treatment is to remove the cause of... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
See your doctor: You should go to your doctor for a full work up which would check you for underlying medical conditions such as diabetes as well as check blood, elect... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Hmmm: This doesn't seem to be due to a tapeworm. There are many causes of water retention. Speak to your doctor about this.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Gas: The gas is present in your colon even if you don't feel it. When you laugh you create a pressure that overcomes your anal sphincter's ability to keep ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Constipation : What are you doing to treat the constipation? You need to find the right laxative and dose of medicine to get your bowels moving.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
GERD: Aside from diet you can modify other things line cigarette smoking, not eating shortly before bed, don't wear tight clothes, lose weight, alternative... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Yes: As the stone passes the pain may progress from the back towards the front to the abdomen and down towards the groin.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Pus: Pus and red usually equals infection. I would watch this very closely and seek medical attention if it worsens.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Gastritis: I wouldn't necessarily blame gastritis for your chronic pain. You can try an antacid medication such as zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid and see if it he... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Reflux: This could be straight up acid reflux that is worse at night because of positioning and gravity. You should evaluate your diet for classic reflux stim... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Stomach: There can certainly be many causes for your problem however a feeling of early satiety, deceased appetite and pain should prompt further evaluation fo... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Bowel movements: It's tough to answer clearly without seeing it. However, it's sounds like you may be seeing mucus that could be present in infection, inflammation, an... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Diarrhea: How long ago was your cholecystectomy? Within the first several months after cholecystectomy you can experience bile salt related loose stools. Otherw... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Pain: It would certainly be important to identify the cause of your pain first. The list of possibilities is large however.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Discharge : Sounds like you are described continual anal discharge throughout the day. 1 common cause of this is hemorrhoids. Make sure you avoid constipation and... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Symptoms: What you are describing skunds very concerning. Go to the hospital immediately. You are describing signs of increased pressure in the brain. You need ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Bleeding: Bleeding when wiping is often caused by a hemorrhoid, fissure/tear, irritation. However given your age with associated rectal bleeding, you should con... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Diet: Your focus should be on what you are eating. Especially if you are eating a lot of gas producing foods such as beans, broccoli, onion, garlic. Additio... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Bowel movements: It's hard to say what the cause is at this point. The main risk for c diff is recent antibiotic use however there can be sporadic cases. Other infecti... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Depends: It depends on the cause of the stomach ache.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Depends : Depends on what you mean by irregular. Constipation can be treated with fluids, fiber, and laxatives. Diarrhea on the other hand should be investigate... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
H. Pylori: H. Pylori is a bacteria that can live in stomach and cause gastritis which is an inflammation in the stomach. It can be treated with a course of antib... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
Gastroenterology 14 years experience
Check it out: If you are still having attacks despite Omeprazole 2 times per day you should make sure that the diagnosis of acid reflux is correct. You could be hav... Read More
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Mar 27, 2013
helpful curb-side consult answer
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Dec 3, 2012
He is a caring and compassionate physician who gives you the time you need. He is smart and thorough, I highly recommend him
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rush is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Not sure my self . Doctor has said results of ultra sounds they thaught I have Gaul stones but turns out they found something in my liver :(
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks I tried depression medicines, no results, right now I am on Apetriyl 0.5 mg, but I was thinking of herbal meds, what would help ?
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you SO much... For your answer and your time.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
MD

Residency

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Residency

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Awards

Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha
Top Gastroenterologist , First Place, New York - Winter
2013

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