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Dr. Manish Varma

Palliative Care
San Francisco, CA
10 years experience male

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San Francisco, CA

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San Francisco CA 94102
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Palliative Care

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

24 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
Consistency: Consistency (not how long you meditate) is essential. Start with 2 minutes everyday.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
Varies: You should be tested on many occasions starting from as soon after you had unprotected sex (to also screen for other std's) to upto 6 months after you... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
Gastritis?: You should see a doc as much more history and physical is needed. If it is gastritis you should be checked for h.Pylori (an infection of the stomach t... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
There are many: Avoid stress. Stress can cause eczema exacerbations. Try aloe vera gel, calendula lotion and chapparall lotion on irritated skin. Try ingesting primr... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
Tension headache: Do you have any pain associated with the dizziness? If the sides is on both sides of your head and feels like a vice squeezing your temples, you could... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
? heart failure: Number of things can cause the symptoms that you described in your wife. From the history you give off high blood pressure and heart murmur congestive... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
Yes: Virtually any symptoms can be caused by stress or anxiety, however this is a diagnosis of exclusion. You should see a doc to determine the diagnosis a... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
HIV causes AIDS: There seems to be a lot of confusion about what HIV & aids are. Hiv is an infectious virus that can eventually cause the disease aids. Aids is a break... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
Impossible: I'm sorry to be the bearer of bad news however the only way you can lose a healthy amount of weight and gain a healthy amount of muscle is by exercisi... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
Tendon/Meniscal: Have you seen a doc for this? It could be a number of things depending on the history (for eg. Was there any trauma? Any fevers/rash? Does the knee ev... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
Yes: The risk of getting HIV from having sex with an HIV positive patient is directly related to the amount of hiv+ bodily fluids you are exposed to. Even ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
Walking: Walking meditation is just as effective as sitting meditation and may be suitable for you.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
YES: You need to get labs & a culture done again and asap while your symptoms begin to heal by themselves. You could be carrying a chronic yeast or BV infe... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
YES: Yes they can cause weight gain and yes they can cause a number of other medical illnesses including (but not limited to); diabetes, decreased immunit... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
Stress test: It doesn't matter if your doctor believes you or not; with the symptoms you describe you should ask for and get a cardiac stress test. More so if you ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
It: It is essential to seek advice about meditation from someone who meditates. Does your doc practice it?
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
Before: Before oral surgery always inquire about prophylactic antibiotics to prevent heart valve infections.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
Spirulina: Spirulina has the most amount of natural protein, iron and magnesium (more than meat).
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
The: The worst thing to do in an exacerbation of chronic back pain is 'bedrest'! be as active as possible.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
If: If you are taking vitamin d supplements always do so with food! otherwise they may not be absorbed.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
Maybe: The only way to know if she is getting too much warfarin is to know how thin her blood is; usually denoted by a number called the inr. If her inr is... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
Potentially a lot: A lot of high energy drinks also have high concentrations of sugar. This is one of the worst culprits for causing weight gain! always pay attention t... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
Yes: If you are having severe pain or other withdrawal symptoms you should tell your doc, there are a lot of options to make withdrawal bearable.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manish Varma
Palliative Care 10 years experience
It is normal: If you were told that it's low, it's just because most people have blood pressures that is higher (but still normal). Normal blood pressure is anywher... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Varma is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Varma is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, so much for answering me so quickly. I will make an appointment within my doctor.Best Regards, Karie
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks. I didn't know about the INR #. I'll look into it more. :)
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Graduated 2012MD

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