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Dr. Richard Romano

Internal Medicine
Brooklyn, NY
11 years experience male

Locations

Atlantic Health Group Primary Care at Springfield

Springfield , NJ

Address

155 Morris Ave , Springfield , NJ, United States
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: 6:00am - 1:00pm
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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

Licenses

United States: New York, North Carolina

Languages spoken

English

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3.3K Answers
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Weight loss : Let me say that if you urinate more than normal, then you can lose weight abnormally by losing water. If you are an uncontrolled diabetic and that's w... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Rash: Rashes are very difficult to diagnose without seeing them. I highly recommend you see a doctor in person.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Ativan : Yes Ativan is addictive. Seek help from your doctor. Have a clear and honest conversation about it. We were never made to have an Ativan need when w... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Anemia : While iron deficiency anemia is a common cause of anemia I suggest asking your doctor to do further testing. I have seen patients who have several typ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Body hole : There are many questions I would like to ask about this. I wonder if it is a fistula or a result of Hidradenitis suppurativa an infection of the skin.... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Throat pain : See a doctor in person. These symptoms require an in-person examination, but it sounds like strep throat.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Viral syndrome : A virus can explain this entire set of symptoms. It may take time for your body to clear the virus, by using your natural immune system. Sometimes peo... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Low back pain : Your answer is very specific to your situation. It is difficult to properly answer this without getting a full picture. Sometimes people have relief w... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
MS: MS patients can have normal brain MRIs and CTs results.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Fasting : Fasting for 16-24 hours has some benefits for some people. The implication of your question is that fasting for weeks is good as well as supplements ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Missed period : Actually, cervical cancer can cause excessive or extra bleeding. A missed period can result from being pregnant, general stress, medication side effec... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Xanax : Ativan can be used to prevent withdrawal of Xanax, but this is not best done without consulting a doctor. The dosing needs to be considered. In genera... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Lab results: An elevated Hemoglobin and Hematocrit (h &h) with elevated platelets are commonly associated with dehydration. There other conditions that raise t... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Pain: There are several possible reasons. If you had a long trip like a long plane ride or in bed for a long period of time then a clot can be possible , th... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Disc : A disc herniation is a protrusion of the internal aspect of the disc to the outer boundary. The Bulge is an extension of the boundary. They both can b... Read More
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A 17-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Low heart rate : Low heart rates of 46 are sometimes no concern but can be of concern. You should see a doctor. The best thing is to check and record your heart rate b... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Lump: It sounds like fibrous tissue from the residual of the cut. The tissue is not like the rest of the finger. Itchy is a subtle pain. It's best to addres... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Heart blocks : You can see signs of a heart block by evaluating the pulse but the diagnosis of heart block is usually done an EKG.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Chest pain : Without seeing you in person, I would say that sounds like gastric reflux or esophageal pain (irritation or spasm).
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Answering questions : This forum is a great way to get information even on weekends. There is a big difference between information from a doctor online forum like this and ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Flu: Influenza causes a sudden high fever (temperature more than 100.4 F or 38 C), body aches, sore throat, cough, nausea. diarrhea. vomiting. Its flu sea... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Late period: Poor nutrition, weight loss, illness, and general stress can all cause periods to be skipped or late
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Stitches : A common medical saying with cuts is if you are thinking about stitches you need them. It's hard to answer this without looking at the wound. Why is ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Anemia : Anemia can be the result of low erythropoietin as a result of chronic kidney disease. Kidney disease is considered chronic when the lab findings are ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Upper respiratory : Usually, most upper respiratory tract infections with a stuffy nose are viral and will not get better with a z pac. More information is needed. How lo... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Lump: The lump obviously is there, so now your doctor has to decide how to proceed. Watch it, biopsy it or do nothing. An irregular lump on the right under... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Back pain : The report of a migraine is a loose term people use to describe a headache of any type. Headaches from muscle tension often are connected to back pai... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Go to the hospital : The highest concern is that this is a heart condition, you should go to the hospital now. It also could be anxiety or stomach problem.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Food effects : It sounds like an allergy or an intolerance.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Headache and vision : When you laugh there are pressure changes in the body. This pressure may be affecting circulation or shifting something in the brain. Your symptoms ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Eye pain: Eye pain needs an evaluation from a doctor in person. The skull is tender some times from sinus pain or muscle.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
High WBC: To answer that it should be understood that tests results are taken into account with the things the patients, says, the examination, lab tests, and a... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Reactive gastropathy: Reactive gastropathy is usually caused by medications, ethanol, bile reflux or by vascular problems or vascular congestion
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Back pain : I have seen thousands of people with spinal pain. I can't tell you how important an in-person examination is needed to help you.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Rib pain : The best way to evaluate this is by an in-person examination with palpation. The ribs connect to the backbone (vertebrae) often the two cause pain bas... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Cough : Cough has several reasons; post nasal drip, reflux from the stomach, asthma, virus, allergies, pneumonia, and many other reasons. Sinus infections can... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Study aboad : Having one kidney usually causes no health issues with a young person and it would be rare that it would cause any health impairment in most cases. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Muscle twitches : Muscle twitching in the legs can be associated with problems or metabolic problems. ALS is not common at your age and usually affects the arms before ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Congestive heart : Congestive heart failure is a result of poor function of the heart to deal with the flow of blood which leads to congestion of fluids. A small blood v... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Syndrome: I think you need an in-person evaluation. These symptoms are not able to be clearly addressed online.
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Sleep: The first-line treatment for problems with sleeping is considering your sleeping hygiene. Like was already mentioned winding down before sleep. Do be ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Ovary pain : Your detailed anatomy description of your pain raises questions. What do you feel? Often patients describe their complaints by assuming that they are... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Heart burn : Avoid eating 3 hours before sleeping. Lose belly fat. Put six- to eight-inch blocks under the legs at the head of the bed or a Styrofoam wedge under t... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Quadriceps: When the quadriceps muscle contracts the lower leg with straightens out.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Bp pressure meds : Coreg is supposed to be taken every 12 hrs, taking it once a day can be a set up for tachycardia. Losartan is sometimes taken at night by some patient... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Abdominal pain: Severe abdominal pain usually means that you need to go to the emergency department. concern are kidney stone, kidney infection, colon inflammation ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
No: You need to see a doctor in another forum. There are doctors online on some services 24 hours a day.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Throat lump : I am thinking in a 21-year-old patient to about the following: strep throat, tonsil stone, a fungal infection. The best way to figure this out is to ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Chest infection : I would like to examine your chest. This could help me determine if you have viral or bacterial bronchitis with restrictions or pneumonia. This sounds... Read More
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Testimonials
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Jun 22, 2021
smart guy!
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May 7, 2022
Dr.Romano is very thoughtful professional he gives very good detailed concise helpful answers to the HealthTap Site.Thank you for the kind commitment to the members .
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May 22, 2020
Arrogant and not in the slightest helpful.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! He had an MRI of the brain & one with contrast in the ear. I understand what you are saying about help in-person, he's seen so many and will continue to go; but I was ho...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. I just got back home from the hospital after a D&C. I had bleeding since Sunday and two table spoon of dried barberry today before researching it. I feel awfu...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! HI, THANKS ALOT THE RUSH IS MUCH BETTER NOW JUST PAINFUL SHARP ACHES MOSTLY IN MUSCLES. I NOTICED THAT WHEN I PINCH MY MUSCLES ESPECCIALY IN LEGS AND ARMS ,IT HURTS LIK...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, NY
Graduated 2012MD

Residency

MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER

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