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Dr. Miriam Sivkin

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Avon, CT
37 years experience female

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

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United States: Connecticut

Languages spoken

Hebrew

Doctor Q&A

140 Answers
242 Agrees
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
You can bleed: Bleeding in pregnancy needs immediate addressing by your physician. Call md now.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Are they needed?: Pain medication should be taken if prescribed. Please do not take any medication during pregnancy if not needed.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
No: Hiv and RPR are both negative. You should be retested in the future.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Have you gone back?: Have md reexamine you when your breasts hurt. The discomfort may be normal but should be addressed by md.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
You will lose weight: If you are eating a healthy well-balanced diet and are exercising you should lose weight. If you are not accomplishing this you should see your physic... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Need to use condoms: Whatever mode of contraception you are using condoms should be added.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Unclear question: Did you perform the test properly? If so, i would try a different type.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Many possible causes: You need a careful examination to evaluate this condition.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Call your MD: You should call your md if symptoms persist 3 days after finishing flagyl. It is important to be assessed by a doctor who knows you.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Different causes: Dicetel is used to treat ibs and some gall bladder issues related to secretion of bile.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Not sure of question: Is the question that if you had an abortion and have retained products do you have prolonged bleeding- then yes. Are you asking if you have retained p... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Possibly: These amounts may be acceptable in some patients and not in others. Please contact your md for appropriate evaluation.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Many different cause: Recurrent yeast can be treated. I advise you to discuss with your physician. There are many different treatment plans which can help.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Call MD: you should call your MD. Irregular bleeding has many possible causes. This complaint requires further evaluation
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Areas of our bodies: Areas of our bodies do change.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Call your doctor: This may or may not be normal. I advise you to call your doctor for evaluation.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Many things: One has to consider what exposure you have had in the recent past.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: Adrenal gland disorders may be fatal.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Must tell spouse: First thing that you must do is share your history with your spouse. He can be tested to identify if he has it as well. If you are attempting pregnanc... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Should talk with MD: This is not a simple answer. Fertility needs to be considered. Your body habitus and health status play roles. You should consult with your physician.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Many possible causes: Do you have known vaginal relaxation? Can you describe how your vagina hurts?
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Many things: False pregnancy may be psychological. The other " false pregnancy" may be a positive pregnancy test when patient is not pregnant. For this condition o... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: Different strokes for different folks. Try all of the various brands. You are sure to find one that is more effective for you.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Depends: One needs to monitor cycle for more than one cycle to assess this.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: Hormones can effective patient's longevity both positively and negatively.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Cannot answer well: Anterior placenta may interfere with you feeling your fetus as well as someone whose placenta is not anterior . You should still appreciate some movem... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
No: Different tests may reveal pregnancy earlier than a missed menses. Check the tests you buy
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Labor is unknown: Labor is an unknown entity. You usually will know when labor starts. However, be sure to speak to your doctor to review signs and symptoms of labor.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Many possible causes: I am not clear as to where your md identified "swollen lymph noted." if you have a urinary tract infection you should be treated. Treatment may help w... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Listen to your MD: Your private practitioner knows your case the best. I strongly advise you to follow their advice and be seen as soon as possible.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Possibly: We are all different. If you have concerns though you should call your physician.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Call MD now: These symptoms should be addressed. Mastitis should be considered. Many other infections as well may be the source of your symptoms. You should call y... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Possibly: There are theories that ibs is genetic. I would suggest you discuss this with your md.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Depends: An important question to ask is did you have hsv prior to exposure. So many of us have had previous exposure.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
2% failure risk: With proper use of a condom the failure risk rate is 2%.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
It is possible: Your md has evaluated your date of conception utilizing multiple tests, including ultrasound. I suggest you ask your physician to walk through their e... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Are you pregnant?: It is important to be evaluated for pregnancy and then for prolonged bleeding if not pregnant. Please call your md.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
6 plus months: Third trimester begins 28 weeks pregnancy and at 26 weeks after conception.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Need to see an MD: With persistent pain it would be very wise to see a doctor. These symptoms could be secondary to many issues. The doctor needs to sort out the etiolog... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Possible: It would be advisable to contact your physician at your earliest convenience to have pregnancy test performed.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
There are: There are many different anesthetic agents.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Can use this: Cortisone is a drug that is used to treat inflammation with ulcerative colitis.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Any odor, color?: 48 hours after coitus does not usually continue to present with discharge. Any color, odor, irritation? Try to be seen by MD
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Both are good: Both products perform the same function. Choice is your personal preference.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Needs to see MD: Fibroids should stop growing postmenopausally. If you have postmenopausal bleeding of any sort or amount you need to see your doctor.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
See your MD: There are many different remedies. Your doctor can help you achieve your desired physical intimacy.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Consider calling MD: Multiple questions come to mind. How long did she not feel the movement for? When did she eat or drink last? Did she do a kick count? Pending these an... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Depends: Depends on each individual. Not every patient has one.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Should see your MD: There are many causes and treatments for obesity. A careful physical examination and history by your physician will help lead you to answers and possi... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
There are many cause: Drinking a good amount of fluid is helpful. There are many causes of urinary tract infections. A visit with your physician will answer your questions ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sivkin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sivkin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Jul 26, 2016
ointment for vulva itching and rashes
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thank u I thought that I was going to go blind becausr of the worst mistake I ve ever made in my life. It would be even more of a constant r
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I have discussed this with doctors and they just send me to a dietician. There is nothing wrong with my eating or portions.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! IUD r'mvd 2/13; kept track of period days since. every 3wks Thank you!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1985MD

Awards

Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Second Place, Connecticut - Winter
2013
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, First Place, Connecticut - Summer
2013
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, First Place, Connecticut - Fall
2014
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