Dr. Michael Roman

Internal Medicine
Norristown, PA
28 years experience male

Locations

Jeffersonvilleinternalmedicine

Norristown, PA

Address

1550 w main st, Norristown, PA, US
Directions

Fax

6106351716

Insurances accepted

Aetna

About

Bio

Internal medicine trained Enjoy all sports. Still playing soccer for local club Coach my son in both soccer and lacrosse Enjoy spending outdoor time with my family

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.

Internal Medicine

Geriatrics

Sports Medicine

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

699 Answers
200 Agrees
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Drink: More water. Eat more fiber. If still having issues talk to your doctor about different options. Also to discuss possible causes
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Try physical: Therapy. May help strengthen and stretch the back. If no improvement. Orthopedic eval may be warranted.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Depending: On severity of rash. Topical anti fungal treatment or if more severe pill form of anti fungal. See your doctor to find out which one would be best
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: the aspirin will not let the body clot normally. So the bruises are from taking the medicine. Stop the aspirin and all should go back to normal in ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Could be: May be a motility problem delayed emptying of your stomach. Might be a virus. If it continues follow with your doctor maybe a GI specialist for a e... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No: This is not possible. Cold sores and genital herpes are different entities
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Could: be scar tissue. Talk to the surgeon. May be nothing at all.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
With : Access to the internet you can research any and all stretching techniques available. Also yoga and other classes perform great stretching guidelines... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: you can. Take the Ativan as prescribed. By your doctor. But no issues after taking Zoloft (sertraline)
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Feeling: Like your are going to pass out is a serious condition. So if you have had this before and the work up has been unremarkable. Talk to your doctor an... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Doesn't seem: So unusual. Happens to all of us. Hear a song on tv. Or on the radio and you sing it over in your head. I would talk to your doctor about relaxati... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Protein: Increase your protein. As well as your calories. Keep it healthy I would add several protein shakes daily. Will help you add weight and muscle. ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Drink : Extra water before and during workout. Also eat well hours before workout. Keep your body ready to work out. Also avoid. Pre workout drinks. They... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Should : Have very little side effects from one benzo to the other. Little easier to wean down on the lorazepam. So slow and steady and it should limit the s... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
If just: Sprain strain primary care doctors can handle things fine. If there is internal damage then an orthopedic doctor would be best. But first eval shou... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Some vitamins: Help the hair. The B complex. Vit D. Iron, zinc to name a few. A good multivitamin should provide a good source to start with. Talk to your doct... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
This is: a normal occurrence. No worries about this
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
How: Often do you stimulate yourself? Maybe take a few days break and see if the problems continue. If still having issues see your doctor. Might be simpl... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
See: Your doctor. You may need some treatment to help with the foreskin. If you can't retract may lead to more medical issues. See your doctor
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
The easiest: Way is to take in less calories than you burn off. This will lead to at loss. But the best way is a well balanced diet and exercise program. Drin... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Complete : the amount prescribed to you. Even if you feel better complete all the medicine
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Let: the infection clear completely. If symptoms still occur see you doctor. Maybe a urologist.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
See: your doctor for a full work up. It could be a variety of issues. Get a complete eval
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Combo: of diet, exercise, sleep and water intake. Balance all these well and you will see results. The underlying medical issues should not greatly interf... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Be: very cautious taking these two meds together. Talk to your doctor before you start. If this is only alternative need to watch closely for side effec... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Could be several : Things. If continues need to seed PCP for full work up. Anything from gas to gastritis to musculoskeletal issue. If pain continues you should fol... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Any : Cardiovascular exercise is good. Try to get time up to 30-40 minutes daily. If you need to skip 10 min 4 times a day. Build up your endurance. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Fever : Is anything above 98.6. But temperature can fluctuate with many things. Outside temp. Exercise , stress etc. so unless >100.5. Not going to be ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Might: Be a paronychia or an infection where the nail and skin meet. I would see your doctor. May need to drain or start antibiotics. Soak in warm water. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No worries: May irritate the esophagus a little. But no major harm will come if it
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Caused: By build up of hydrogen peroxide in hair follicles. As we age we can't break down the hydrogen as well. So gray hair develops. The treatments are... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Seems like: A relatively normal study. No abmnomalities seen.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No: There are pigment issues that can occur. But you cannot turn. "White"
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Any opioid: Can help with the withdraw. Have new doctor help change med or help you until you find a pain management doctor.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Could be: A tender lymph node. If symptoms continue or worsen. See your doctor.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Most : Who specialize in infectious disease focus on this. But they can also be a primary care doctor. So It really depends on the doctors focus in practic... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Probably fungal: Infection. Both those areas are dark and can be moist. Giving way to fungal growth and foul odor. Keep area clean and dry. Use anti fungal cream ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Prob scar tissue: Scar tissue can be extra sensitive I would suggest following up with the surgeon or your PCP to make sure not a post surgical issue
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
NSAIDs: Muscle relaxers. Physical therapy, stretching exercises to name a few. Talk to your doctor. Depending on the severity of your injury the treatments... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Not : From the event one week ago. If you are 5 weeks pregnant it occurred prior. So if you didn't have relations prior to this May be false pos. re che... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
I would: See your PCP. If you haven't physically matured by age 20 you might want to look into this.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Depends on: The severity of the injury. It varies as well person to person. I would start physical therapy. And build up the strength. Would help with heal... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Depends: With exercise. At rest. After eating. With respirations. Talk to your doctor to find out why you are having chest pains
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
See your doctor: may need further cleaning as well as different antibiotic treatment
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Sounds: Like a viral illness. See your doctor for a full work up. But not uncommon for the bowel issues followed by a rash
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
See : Your doctor for work up. Need blood work etc. could be several things causing this
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Very: Painful injury. NSAIDs will help with the pain and inflammation. But he may need something stronger to help him rest at night. Unfortunately this... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
This: Is a tough diagnosis. Not knowing your history I can't make a true determination. But antibiotic use contributes to the cause. If you and your doc... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
You: Take it as prescribed by your doctor. And it is treating a disorder. So I wouldn't call you an addict. Is your body dependent on the medicine. Pro... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Helps : Prevent contamination of the urinary system. Less exposure of bacteria to the urinary tract. Hopefully preventing infection
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Testimonials
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Aug 8, 2014
I like the concise patient friendly answers Dr. Roman gives on Healthtap. He is the type of doctor I would like to see if I was looking for an Internist in or around Norristown.
Aug 28, 2014
Dr. Roman is a true savant (font of wisdom). Brilliant and supportive, he is a trustworthy, valuable person, as well as a great doc.
HealthTap member
May 14, 2014
to those people who are looking for internal medicine doctors! I recommend Dr. Michael Roman. people like him who are willing to offer help even if its through internet. I'm pretty sure he will be wil...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much for answering. Its great to have an answer based in facts and not just some internet knucklehead. Thanks again!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks, this happened 3 days ago and while I'm in public I fear everyone that looks like him. Thanks doc for your quick response.
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Thank you for the encouragement. I am starting to feel so defeated. I cannot order the tests to figure out what is wrong on my own! I wouldn't know!:)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

MSH

Awards

PCOM Doctor of Osteopathy 1995
Top General Internist, Third Place, Philadelphia Region - Summer
2014
Top General Internist, Second Place, Pennsylvania - Fall
2014

Affiliations

AOA
American College of Osteopathic Internists
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