Dr. Joseph Gutman

Internal Medicine
Aventura, FL
45 years experience male

Locations

Office

Aventura, FL

Address

2845 Aventura Blvd., Suite 250, Aventura, FL
Directions

About

Bio

I am patient, kind and very direct

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

Languages spoken

English, Italian

Doctor Q&A

321 Answers
136 Agrees
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: An elevated TSH indicates that you do not have enough medication, or that you are not responding well to it. Best test to determine if you have enoug... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Beware: These are not light symptoms. The medications that you take are unlikely to help. Please see a NEUROLOGIST soon.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Yes: It is ok to take... Yet, in a 29 year old male, secondary causes of hypertension should be explored... Talk to you Dr. about it
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: Because the acid reflux can reach your throat... That can be uncomfortable
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
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Yes: Please make sure you have seen an electrophysiologist... That is really essential... In short yes you can be cardioverted, but by a specialist
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A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
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Please...: Psychiatric evaluation is URGENT... Suicide is real! This is very important!!!
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Yes: Oral sex, although rarely can transmit HIV. Protected sex is safe, and then nothing 100%
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well: This is NOT NORMAL Please contact your Dr., it is unlikely related to you medications. Please drink a lot of fluids in the meantime
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Unlikely...: It can but it is very unlikely. Our adult weight and height are determined by genetics and lifestyle (eating exercise etc...)
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: You may not be drinking enough fluids... But a change in weather requires more fluids especially in your case. I recommend Gatorade
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: Everything is possible.... But is quite unlikely that this is due to a tumor... Sounds like you have a rather simple inner ear infection. Do not pa... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: Look at the bottle and follow the expiration date. That is your safest bet. Yes all medications expire
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
This: This is not going away with just Saw Palmetto You need to have a urine analysis and an exam and very likely antibiotics
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Your friend: Should see a Sr. ASAP Not to panic, but this is something that needs attention
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Difficult: Atarax (hydroxyzine) and zyrtec should not be taken simultaneously... If this is a once time occurrence and there are no other symptoms like shortn... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Using any...: Using any over-the-counter cleaning douche a few times will help
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: Almonds do not produce weight loss... A balanced diet and exercise do.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: At the age of 17 you can bet there is a chance of growing. Most males can grow until their early 20's.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: If you are having a procedure that requires close monitoring of fluids, or there is a chance you might have difficulty urinating, there is a need for ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
YES: Low-Dose beta blockers are now an accepted adjunct therapy for individuals with heart failure.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
You: Lost too much weight. The only way of to gain about 6 lbs and see or visit a plastic surgeon. The changes you see are normal after your significant ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: It is not recommended that you take more than one SSRI at the same time. Most require about 6 weeks to see real effectiveness. sometmes it takes a w... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: Nausea and vomiting after exercise can be a symptoms of heart disease....
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Not normal!!!: Black and pasty could mean that you have and upper gastrointestinal bleed... although unlikely... Call your prescribing doctor, and do not panic.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Yes: And it is not always true that you can stimulate testosterone "naturally" there are no comparative studies, of a serious nature, in the medical liter... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Hmmm...: None. You must make sure you do not have an STD. You must make sure you are not pregnant. and the best is to try using Lotrimin (clotrimazole) Vagi... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
You should not: You should not take these medication so close or in combination. Excedrin has Caffeine, and Tylenol (acetaminophen) cold has decongestants, you are a... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: Albuterol, when used as inhaler, always leaves some residual in the back of your throat and this can be an irritant in some rare cases. Albuterol inh... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well..: Tissues is the issue. Need a biopsy. Getting a PET scan will help tell if it is malignant versus infectious
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: This is a low dose of Ibuprofen... Should really not be taken daily for sleep. You can try 25 mg of benadryl, (diphenhydramine) but I would talk to ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: Safe? yes.... Smart? no Clean it with soap and water it is most recommended.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
YES!!: Yes this could be the reason and yet you should have this evaluated by a Dr. It is not urgent and the sooner the better
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well..: Both amlodipine and nitrates can cause swelling... And you woke-up with edema: Please see your Dr. ASAP! This maybe be an indicator of heart failu... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Please...: As soon as you can have a direct exam!!
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
No: by the time you digest blood it is not red anymore, but rather TAR BLACK Most often blood when you wipe is due to irritation or maybe hemorrhoids.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: What you describe can be many things, none of which are serious. Do not panic, the dermatologist is a good route, and eventually you will be fine. K... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
What you have: Is called a multinodular Goiter. if there are no predominant nodules, observation and follow-up with ultrasound twice a year is ok... If there is a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Yes: You can taque NyQuil 8 hours after these tests
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: It could be Trigeminal neuralgia, but the differential diagnosis is larger than that. Please see your Dr. and take care of this soon. Be proactive
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A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: Toxic goiter can be treated with medications (not usually permanent), or with radioactive Iodine, and in rare case surgically...
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Seems like..: You are having a progressively worsening allergic reaction.... Please seek direct medical attention ASAP!
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
No: Rogaine (minoxidil) is not useful nor indicated t grow a beard
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well....: These are not related. Mucus in tool can be occasionally normal.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Not at all: Not dangerous. Our weight fluctuates a lot even 5 lbs, especially with fluids being administered.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
YES!!: Corticosteroids can and will raise your white count, often just like the numbers you have. This is ok. Nothing to worry about
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Dry skin: Sometimes moisturizers are not enough. Consider using then 3 to 4 times a day and at bedtime applying a thicker layer and using socks over the area
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: A specific diagnosis is impossible on-line, what I am sure is that with these symptoms you should be going to the ER now! Do not wait.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Well...: It is safe, but it will not help with anything
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
Actually: You are right there is a mild interaction, and you can actually take both, and be disciplined with measuring your glucose before meals and at bed-time... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
45 years experience
YES!!: Yes they can.... High cortisol levels can be due to many things, including stress, time of day of blood draw, and adrenal pathology (rare)
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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Jun 23, 2014
You told me to use more moisturiser on my legs for extreme itchiness and it WORKED. Would never have thought. Im using hand cream on my legs i find it much thicker than normal moisturiser. Didnt need ...Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Gutman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gutman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario
Graduated 1978MD

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Miami Region - Summer
2014
Top General Internist, First Place, Florida - Summer
2014
Most Influential Doctor, Second Place, Miami Region - Summer
2014
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