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Dr. Visalakshi Vallury

Family Medicine
Irving, TX
25 years experience female

Locations

Medical and Surgical Clinic of Irving

Irving, TX

Address

6750 N Macarthur Blvd Suite 250, Irving, TX
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My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

9724010458

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

About

Bio

I came to medicine after completing a PhD teaching and starting my family. This experience has given me a unique perspective on how our family, traditions, and education impact our health, This helps me to be a more effective and caring physician;

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Illinois, Texas

Languages spoken

English, Telugu

Doctor Q&A

859 Answers
954 Agrees
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Eye irritation: Prolonged focused tasks such as reading, computer use, electronic device use requires tightening of the ciliary muscle. This can lead eye irritation ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Anion gap: The anion gap is the difference between the positive ions (sodium, potassium) and negatively charged (Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) chloride). The... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Sebaceous cyst: Sebaceous cyst is a possible diagnosis. These are benign but can occasionally become infected. If you develop pain you should see your physician
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Ostomy care: The following website can help provide useful information. http://www.ostomy.org/uploaded/files/ostomy_info/wocn_basic_ostomy_skin_care.pdf?direct=1
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Stop now: Alfalfa sprouts and extracts are used to treat a number of conditions (high cholesterol, asthma, diabetes etc). Prolonged use can lead to sun sensitiv... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
See doctor: See your physician. There are a number of medications that can help with your symptoms. In addition, congintive behavior therapy can help as well. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Recheck preg: Recheck your pregnancy test waiting one week for the urine or getting a serum test now. Prolonged delay in the rerun of menses after use of Depo is n... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
HPV: HPV infection may or may not have any symptoms. Symptoms can include warts on the mucous membranes or skin. There are some 100 different types of HPV... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Inflammation: Bursitis refers to inflammation of the bursa around a joint. The bursa is still intact. A ruptured bursa on the other hand is open and the fluid may... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Number of tests: The work up of fat malabsorption includes the stool study already done, blood work, abdominal imaging and ERCP. These tests can be done under the supe... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Evaluate: A cough lasting this long should be evaluated. There are a lot of reasons for persistent cough. Please see your physician.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: Mature red cells are full of hemoglobin, the oxygen carrying pigment. Iron is an important part of the hemoglobin.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Vasovagal : Fainting with blood draw is common. Under the stress of blood drawing the vagus nerve may lower heart rate too much an cause you to faint. Lay down t... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Evaluation: Sudden onset of dizziness while sleeping should be evaluated further. See your physician with a complete diary of your symptoms, aggravating and reli... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Those are your most fertile times.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Persistent: Persistent symptoms despite conservative treatment, should be further evaluated. You should make sure you minimize use of alcohol, anti inflammatory ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Since you took a dose the evening prior to testing, it will show in your drug screen.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Evaluation: The symptoms are suggestive of a possible canal infection, canal eczema/dermatitis. An exam is required for diagnosis. See your doctor or ENT.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Check for infection : Check for urine infection, kidney stone etc. Were you on antibiotics for unrinary infection? If a culture was not done it should be done, as some ba... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Maximum 2400 mg: The maximum dose for ibuprofen in 24 hours is 2400 mg. I hope that you have not taken all six tablets at once. That would significantly increase the ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Perhaps: Antibiotics can interfere with how well oral contraceptives work. It is advisable to use a back up method while on antibiotics (condoms etc). If you ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Get help now: You should report this as soon as possible. Tell family and friends immediately, and inform law enforcement at the same time. Family and friends can b... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: A thromobosed hemorrhoid can cause rectal bleeding but being on warfarin increases the risk of prolonged bleeding. You should be evaluated as soon as... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Severe pain: a burn injury to the eye is a very serious injury. If the oil hit the cornea, you would have severe pain. Get this evaluated immediately.
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A member asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: No ovulation is not possible if the hCG is elevated.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Exercise: Exercise is a wonderful way to get rid of laziness . The more regularly you exercise the better you feel and the more you will want to exercise!
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
See your doctor: This needs further evaluation and treatment. Make an appointment soon.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Wait: Give you body time to heal after abortion. One week is too early to resume activity. Allow at lest one or 2 normal cycles before trying again.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Chronic constipation: Chronic constipation may be due lack of dietary fiber, poor water intake, medication use, underlying medical disorder. If dietary changes do not help... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: There are no significant interactions between tramadol and atorvastatin.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Hydrocodone is a narcotic pain reliever and is often associated with constipation. If your pain is controlled with Tylenol, (acetaminophen) that wou... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Tolerating Liquids?: If your child is tolerating liquids and urinating normally try changing him to a bland diet. This includes bread, rice, applesauce, toast. Avoid dair... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Fairly common: Lumbar disc bulges are common. Many are found incidentally are not likely to cause symptoms. Aprox 20 - 35% of adults have disc bulging on MRI. The ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Warfarin Failure: Warfarin Failure is the development of a new clot while on warfarin at a therapeutic dose: 2-3 % of patients with previous unprovoked clot over 1-4 ye... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Aspirin is salicylic acid and is actually derived from extracts of willow bark. As such willow bark will have very similar properties.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
See doctor: Irregular sounds in the ear should be evaluated. Keep note of dizziness, hearing loss, balance issues. This will help to find the cause.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes : Bleeding after the placement of a stent is common. The bleeding is heavy (urine appears thick), clots form, fever develops,or pain is severe, you sho... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
None: Anti-diarrheal medications are pregnancy category C, meaning animals studies show adverse fetal effects but no controlled human studies have been done... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
A few days: The myosure procedure is done to remove fibroids. The Novasure is done for endometrial ablation. These procedures are done to reduce heavy menstrual... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: Gastric surgery is only considered if doctor supervised weight loss plans have not been effective.
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A female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Maybe: A recent study suggested that taking an anti-inflammatory prior to conception may be associated with increased risk of miscarriage. Aspirin is someti... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Rarely: if you have a history of testicular can't and are experiencing severe back pain it should be evaluated with an MRI. Especially if there signs of cord ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Possibly: These symptoms can be sign serous neurologic problem. You should be evaluated as soon as possible!
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Anti-Inflammatory: Nurofen is a brand of ibuprofen and is an anti-inflammatory medication. It may help with swelling and pain associated with your tetanus vaccine. In ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No interaction: There is no interaction between augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and emergency contraception.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Low: Risk for pregnancy with intercourse 6 days before ovulation, little risk. Use protection (birth control pills, IUD condoms ) to prevent unwanted preg... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: Water by itself will not be effective at getting rid of oils, dirt etc from hair. A number of hypoallergenic shampoos available for people with sensi... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Possibilities: There can be a number of possibilities. A mild infection, sensitivity to personal hygiene products, soaps, lotions etc. Please see you physician for... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Evaluation: Yout mother should be evaluated. The symptoms are suggestive of dehydration but the underlying cause needs to be determined.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Examination: Without an examination it would be impossible to tell. See your doctor for an evaluation.
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Testimonials
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Nov 23, 2014
Dr. Vallury gives great advice on a wide variety of topics. She is very knowledgeable as well as articulate and caring.
Nov 23, 2014
Dr. Vallury displays the expertise and caring that exemplifies the ideal family DR.
Mar 26, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Thank you. I was given both of those and just got even more tired. The reason I ask about tramadol is because I got it after my hysterectomy and it greatly helped my chronic fatigue for some reason bu...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! More patients AND doctors need info about how to treat migraines, I cannot tell you the number of times I've gone to the ER and had to educate the doctor, THANK YOU!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks Doctor, I will look into this. Prednisone worked for a week but I'm suffering again and the second type of H1 blocker isn't working to control

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Illinois College of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1997MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Illinois College of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1987MD

Residency

MT SINAI HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Elected membership, Sigma Xi Honorary Research Society
First place research competition
Top Family Physician, Third Place, National - Fall
2014
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