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Dr. Tanzid Shams

Pediatric Neurology
MA
14 years experience male

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Pediatric Neurology

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English

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
14 years experience
Sleep Study: Jenn: a sleep study may be the next best diagnostic study for you. If you are having any form of sleep apnea or restless sleep, they may both contri... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
14 years experience
Coca Cola Addiction: You are probably just being indulgent of your brains desire to consume the sugar/corn syrup in coca-cola. Here is a solution: if you do something for... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
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Mild Head Trauma: Hitting your head against the wall (i will assume a single time) is a common occurence. But if this has happened multiple times, your balance may nee... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
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Otic drops: Otic drops are available by prescription or even over the counter to reduce ear pain.
A 39-year-old female asked:
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No: A regular brain MRI are great at showing structural abnormalities. Mental disorders and thought disorders are related to a patient's cognitive functi... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
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NO: Mold is ubiquitous in all of our foods. Even food that do not appear moldy actually have some level of mold on them. Mold is essentially fungus. An... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
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Prognosis: True prognostication for spinal bifida can only be made over time, most likely after neurosurgery. Factors that will determine good outcomes are if h... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
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Headache Trigger: May i ask how much apple cider are you consuming. Headaches have many triggers including specific smell, taste, stress, lack of sleep etc. The good ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
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Diagnosis?: Dystonia can be a symptom of an underlying diagnosis. What is your original diagnosis?
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
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Water: Water ;-) simply no substituter for the best stuff on earth. Drink 12 cups instead of 8. I love and swear by it. Cranberry juice can be helpful fo... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
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No: I have always felt that mother's telling their children not to eat ice cream during a cold was little bit illogical. Cold/flu are caused by viruses. ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
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Typically NO: The anesthesia used for dental procedure is usually fast acting. Comes on quick, wears off quick. If you are overthinking the procedure, you can stil... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
14 years experience
No: Clothing choice should not effect your future pregnancy. However, tight clothing may attract attention. So, be selective and responsible with your f... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
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Type of test: The answer really depends on what time of testing was done on your 16 month old. Can you elaborate on the nature of the tests?
A 35-year-old member asked:
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Headache triggers: Headaches can be triggered by a wide variety of factors such as smell, taste, stress and in your case sweets. The good thing is that you seem to have... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
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Yes: In general, flaxseed oil is known to contain high levels of omega 3 fatty acids. I would recommend buying a reputable brand since there is not fda ov... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
14 years experience
Yes: A child with previously know tic disorder may demonstrate new tics as he or she grows up. Most tics do not necessarily need to be treated. The key t... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
14 years experience
Typically Not: Both gastric ulcer and tension headaches can be triggered by stress. But ulcers directly should not give you headaches. Given your age group, start ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
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Uncommon: Encephalistis from hsv is uncommon but can be lethal. Hsv-1 actually has a predilection for central nervous system cells and can infect the temporal ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
14 years experience
Benzo or Beta : Anxiety is a state of mind. Pancic disorder is a a more acute condition that overtakes people with high heart rate, palpitations etc. A low dose ben... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
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Common Pattern: This behavior is a common pattern among autistic children because they process sensory input differently. In neurological terms this can be considere... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
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Anxiety : A lot patients describe their anxiety symptoms in this manner. Given your age, unlikely to be a heart condition. Reflux is also a possiblity. Go to ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
14 years experience
No syndrome: Your constellation of symptoms do not add up to any syndromes. Maybe worth visiting your neurologist if you are having writing errors.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
14 years experience
Natural occurrence: I think you mean a cracking sound and not a joint actually "popping" out of place which happens to many people's shoulders. Cracking sound of knees a... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
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Vestibular System : Spinning around in a chair may have offset your vestibular system (a neural circuit with cells in your inner ear that can detect balance). It is unli... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanzid Shams
14 years experience
Tension Headache: Tension headache is the most most likely answer. Depending on frequency and severity of your headache, you may fit migraine criteria. There is not d... Read More

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Dr. Shams is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shams is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Medical/Graduate school

St. George's University School of Medicine
Graduated 2008MD
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