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Gary I. Gorodokin, MD

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Gary I Gorodokin MD is a top Gastroenterologist in Fair Lawn, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Gary I Gorodokin MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Gary I Gorodokin MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Gary I Gorodokin MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Fair Lawn, NJ, Dr. Gary I Gorodokin MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
29 years Experience
Gary I. Gorodokin, MD
  • Fair Lawn, NJ
  • Medical School at SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Accepting new patients

What could be the reason for anal bleeding?

It could be nothing more serious than hemorrhoids, but before telling you not to worry about it, a more serious problem must be ruled out by performing a colonoscopy.

How effective are home remedies in treating acid reflux?

Home remedies are effective in the treatment of occasional heartburn. If you have symptoms more than 2 times per week, you need to be seen by a gastroenterologist and probably READ MORE
Home remedies are effective in the treatment of occasional heartburn. If you have symptoms more than 2 times per week, you need to be seen by a gastroenterologist and probably undergo an endoscopy

Should children be given probiotics?

There’s no reason to give probiotics to an otherwise healthy child. If they have symptoms, such as diarrhea, they need to be evaluated and then a decision on the efficacy of probiotics READ MORE
There’s no reason to give probiotics to an otherwise healthy child. If they have symptoms, such as diarrhea, they need to be evaluated and then a decision on the efficacy of probiotics can be made

Are probiotics helpful in treating GERD?

No, they have no role in the treatment of GERD

Are there any tablets recommended for GERD?

Yes, there are medicines which lower acid. From over the counter antacids like Tums to prescription agents like Nexium (which is also available over the counter in lower non prescription READ MORE
Yes, there are medicines which lower acid. From over the counter antacids like Tums to prescription agents like Nexium (which is also available over the counter in lower non prescription strength). If your symptoms persist longer than 2 weeks on these medications, you should see a doctor

What could be the cause of my bloating and nausea?

It depends on the cause of jaundice. Nausea is a very non specific symptom and is not necessarily due to gastrointestinal problems. Nausea and vomiting can be caused by fever, READ MORE
It depends on the cause of jaundice. Nausea is a very non specific symptom and is not necessarily due to gastrointestinal problems. Nausea and vomiting can be caused by fever, kidney stones, renal insufficiency and cardiac conditions just to name a few. This is in addition to many gastrointestinal reasons and you should see a physician to understand where to look for the reason