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Dr. Richard Romano

Internal Medicine
Brooklyn, NY
9 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

Thursday: Closed
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Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: New York, North Carolina

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

3.5K Answers
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Blood pressure : Healthy living is the best way to maintain normal blood pressure. Avoid smoking, excessive salt, sugar, fatty animal products. Sleep well-speak to you... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Pinched nerves. : After more than 10 years of treating pinched spinal nerve with only to use of my hands, I can say the following. Often pinched nerves in the spine do ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Cancer symptoms : Why are you asking? Often people who ask this have real concerns or irrational concerns. When young people ask me this question without a real concer... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
White heads : Interesting effect. Flour tortillas, like white bread, cause a spike in blood sugar and insulin. This can affect fatty acid metabolism and possibly co... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 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
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Multivitamin : A multivitamin is sometimes given to a patient when they are not likely to have a variety of nutrients in their food. The problem is the vitamins are ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Interesting set of symptoms. I wonder if you have vasculitis. See a doctor, I recommend a doctor of internal medicine first
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Hip arthritis : Hip arthritis is diagnosed by the history (what the patient describes about his complaints and health), physical examination and imaging (X-ray, MRI o... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 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. I wonder if you have ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 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
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Nail coloration : I have had several patients with this same question. The most common answer to this is... its just colored nails, nothing to worry about. It sometimes... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Throat pain : If you had oral sex then an oral STD is possible. Some STDs present as upper respiratory infections. You should have comprehensive STD testing oral, u... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Leg/foot cramps : It may be time to look at two systems, neurological -specifically low back nerves, and the circulatory system. It's best to ask your doctor if this i... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
ACTH: The testing was done for a reason- that missing information is important to answer the question. ACTH goes up and down depending on stress and hormone... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
US testing : Ask your doctor. You may need to fast. Ultrasounds often have problems seeing the pancreas. Ask your doctor how to proceed. CT scan and MRI are better... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Leg heaviness : I guess is you are a smoker. There are two systems that are probably implicated in leg heaviness. The most likely is the circulatory system, blood ves... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
COVID 19 : Difficulty breathing needs more details to answer the question. Problems breathing worsening by activities should be seen by a doctor in person. COVID... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Abd bloating : Information is missing to understand this well enough to provide a firm answer. I wonder about the labs done. Sound like you could have liver disease ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Bloody stool : You should see a doctor urgently. Sound like you are bleeding from the intestines or colon.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Spinal pain : The bruising and worsening back pain should be evaluated by the surgeon. There are rare times when lumbar spine fusion has problems. It sounds like a... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Feet swelling : There are several things that come to mind, heart problems, liver problems or kidney comes to mind. These can be two different things going one.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Gerd: A sore can come from several things, such as an infection (viral, bacterial) , postnasal drip, and GERD
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Hypothyroidism : TSH changes based on stress and health factors. I would assume that there is more than one TSH level checked. A primary care doctor or endocrinologist... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Loose bowel : More details are needed. Are the stools bloody, watery? Do you have abdominal pain? The list of possible diagnoses is long. My clinical quick reaction... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Vitamin : I have seen patients overdosing on vitamin D with complications, there can be severe neurological side effects from overdosing on zinc. Vitamins are b... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Bone pain: More information is needed to begin to understand your concerns. Pain in the bones make be think of arthritis or vitamin d deficiency, if you were old... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Water cap : You should go to the emergency room. This may be no emergency but needs to be observed for now. Most (80 to 90 percent) ingested foreign bodies pass w... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Wrist pain : In my experience cervical disc disease does not cause "excruciating pain" in the wrist and hand. Cervical disc pain can referral pain in the fingers, ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Sternal contusion : What can this be? I can be sure without examining you in person. It can be a fracture, joint problem between the ribs and sternum, or muscle strain. I... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
This seems like a neurological condition. Hopefully, you have a primary care doctor and had a physical recently. That would help to rule out underlyin... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Bellybutton lesion : This needs an in-person examination to come to a firm conclusion. An infected skin abscess comes to mind.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Breast pain : Breast pain is often from cysts affected by hormones. It can be an infection or muscle pain on the chest wall. See a doctor in person.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Vomiting : The easy answer is that he has the effects of alcohol. I suggest that this can also be COVID 19. Check is blood pressure, keep him dehydrated and is... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Exercise helps to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. If someone has cardiovascular disease, there can still be a reducti... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Head push : I am not sure what is wrong without an examination and more information. I suggest seeing a doctor in person
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Salmonella : Nyquil will not help salmonella
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
It's very interesting how emotional stresses cause muscle tension, most focused where the neck and skull meet. Anxiety contributes to general muscle p... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Stomach issues : There are several things that can include your symptoms. It is best you see a doctor in person to properly evaluate you. This can be: poor stomach e... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
No: Dont start smoking , marijuana. . Special brain scans have been done on people who smoke marijuana. If causes holes in the function of the brain, apat... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
An upper endoscope will see a hiatal hernia. There are several symptoms you mention. You need an in-person evaluation from a doctor
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Diarrhea : Diarrhea and vomiting can be the result of several things. IF you have a sudden onset, two many things come to mind infection from spoiled food or a v... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Bloating : We need more information. Do you have other GI symptoms, nausea, vomiting changes in stool
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
URI /Rash : Sounds like a viral syndrome but a physical examination is needed to provide you a more certain answer. There is an increase in the incidence of COVID... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
As you can imagine a rash needs to be seen. here are several different types of rashes. You can try a telemedicine visit.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
The tailbone can minimally displace after a fall. There is a manual technique to align it back. You can see a osteopathic doctor or a chiropractor who... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Foot pain : This seems to be a biomechanical l related syndrome. There can be underlying reasons why this is occurring, overuse, poor footwear, nerve problems. I... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
You should see a doctor via telemedicine. Keep isolated. There are several things this can be, COVID 19 is one of them

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Jun 22, 2021
smart guy!
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May 22, 2020
Arrogant and not in the slightest helpful.
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Jun 23, 2021
Very useful for answering your questions
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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

Awards

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