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Dr. Sylvie Stacy

Preventive Medicine
Bessemer, AL
11 years experience female

Locations

Office

Bessemer, AL

Address

1255 Golden Forest Dr, Bessemer, AL
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Fax

(888) 383-6721

About

Bio

Sylvie Stacy received her Medical Doctorate from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She completed a residency in General Preventive Medicine at Johns Hopkins University.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Preventive Medicine

Environmental Health

General Practice

Public Health

Urgent Care

Licenses

United States: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming

Doctor Q&A

116 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
No: It is very unlikely that you are pregnant since you took emergency contraception. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate, so three negative results is... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Ignore: A tornado warning means a tornado is happening or is about to take place. Seek shelter right away!
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
No: No, there is no risk of becoming infected with HIV from another person's saliva touching your face.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
No: No, wearing the clean underwear of a person with HIV will not result in the virus being transferred to your body.
A female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Normal: Yes, this pattern of bleeding is normal. During the day, you are upright and moving around, which helps move the blood from your uterus out of your bo... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Tell your doctor!: It’s great you’ve decided to quit using pain meds. But this is difficult to do by yourself for a few reasons: 1) you need a different plan for manag... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Give it a day..: This should improve over the next day or two. In the meantime, you can gently stretch the neck muscles by slowly turning your head from side to side a... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: Yes, sometimes poorly controlled high blood pressure can lead to a headache. It would be a good idea to get your blood pressure checked and talk to yo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: Yes, it is perfectly normal for menstrual flow to vary over the course of a day and over the course of your period. During the day, you are upright an... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Immunity persists: Many vaccines lead to immunity for much longer than a year, so it is not necessary to repeat the vaccine. The influenza vaccine is given every year be... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Ignore: Cover your mouth and nose with a piece of clothing to limit dust inhalation.
A female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
A bruise: Contusion is the medical word for bruise. When it occurs on the skin, it means the tiny blood vessels near the skin have broken, usually creating a re... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Not in the US: No, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is not approved in the US for woman over the age of 26.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
No: No; by definition, deep veins are located deep within the tissues of the body. The veins closer to the outside of the body are known as superficial ve... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
No: A dark brown appearance of menstrual blood at the beginning or end of bleeding is normal. This is due to the blood being slower in getting from your u... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Cardio and Strength: Using caution when starting an exercise program is a wise idea. For endurance, try walking briskly, with periods of slower walking if necessary for re... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Hormone: The morning after pill is commonly associated with bleeding as a side effect because it is made out of a substance that is very similar to the body's ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
No: No, quitting smoking should not lead to blood in the stool. Blood in the stool typically indicates bleeding somewhere in the gastrointestinal tract or... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: Yes, it is possible to become pregnant during the first time you have sex. You indicate that you're period comes on the 5th, which suggests that the s... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
No: No. Showering is not effective at cleaning your teeth; it's really brushing that is responsible for tooth hygiene.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Not eating enough: By not eating enough the prior day, your body is lacking in energy sources when you wake up the next morning. This can make you feel weak and nauseous... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: Yes, it's possible that, if your son is still growing, growth could be the cause of the aches. Discomfort associated with growth is typically in the l... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: Yes, it can be normal to have irregular periods or spotting within the first several months of getting a copper IUD. The IUD can also be associated wi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Not usually: It is very rare that lamotrigine would cause increased sensitivity to the sun. That said, though, it's important to limit direct exposure to the sun a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Unlikely: It is possible that you have become pregnant since taking those pregnancy tests. However, negative pregnancy tests without missing any periods is a st... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
May have infection: It is possible that popping the bump allowed the area to become infected. If the aching doesn't go away or if you have redness, warmth, or severe tend... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Ouch!: Two years is a long time to have pain in your ankle without knowing the reason. Given that it's been going on for so long, it would be a good idea to ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
No: No. Your risk of HIV with the activities you describe plus negative testing is minimal.
A female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
This is common: Brown discharge at the end of a period is simply blood that has taken somewhat of a long time to exit your body. Red period blood turns a brownish col... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Don't put in eyes: Yes, the crying is likely due to eye irritation from the product. Makeup remover is not meant to be put in eyes. It's okay to use on the skin on your ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
A few things: Drink extra water and have a small or moderate nutritious meal. Get a good night's sleep, as well. Then the headache should be gone!
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: Yes, vegetarian diets can be healthy. One of the key risks with a vegetarian diet is getting inadequate amounts of protein. There are many non-meat fo... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
No need to worry: Plenty of time has passed since the cat bite that you do not need to worry. There is no need to get a vaccination now since the bit happened many year... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Probably your muscle: Usually lower back pain is due to muscle strain that should improve with gently stretching the back, giving the muscle some rest (but remain active if... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
No: No, fat free milk does not contain any fat. Some examples of sources of good fat are nuts, seeds, avocados, fish, and olive oil.
A member asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Tubal ligation: There is tubal ligation, in which the fallopian tubes are cut, closed, clipped, or otherwise made so that they are not open any more. A number of diff... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
No: No, there is no need to worry about going to sleep or carrying out other activities after taking 3 Aleve (naproxen).
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Tylenol is good: If it is a tension headache, acetaminophen (also called Tylenol) often works very well. This is unlikely to worsen pulsatile tinnitus. If you believe ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
No: No, that would not be any riskier than having another person suck her breasts. Depending on the breast size, it may require quite a bit of neck flexio... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Not usually: It is actually better to leave it uncovered, or loosely covered with your normal clothing. To prevent it from spreading, wash your towels, sheets, and... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Pakistan: Polio spreads the most in Pakistan. It is one of the three remaining countries in which polio has not been eradicated (the other two are Afghanistan a... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Depends on anxiety: If the sertraline has worked well for you in managing your anxiety, it would be fine to suggest to your new doctor that you'd like to continue with th... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Not that I am aware: To my knowledge, water-borne bacteria do not cause liver disease. Hepatitis A and E, which are viruses, can be transmitted through water. There is als... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Twins are natural: There is not a way to intentionally become pregnant with twins. Rather, it results from a natural process during fertilization or early pregnancy that... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: Yes. If you initiate a Virtual Consult with a doctor here on HealthTap, you'll have the ability to upload an image for the doctor to see.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Probably normal: It certainly is possible that something is wrong; however, it is much more likely that what you're experiencing is normal. These could be regular mens... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
A small amount: Most fish is not a good source of dietary calcium. A fresh filet of certain types of fish has a small amount of calcium. Other foods (milk and spinach... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Ignore: If you brave the roads, Carry an ice scraper, brush, And boots in your car.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
No: No, walking barefoot will not worsen an upper respiratory tract infection.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: As with most foods and drinks, having them occasionally and in moderation fine, event while you're on a diet. Having a diet soda once a week is probab... Read More

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Dec 22, 2015
highly recommend
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Stacy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Nov 23, 2015
Great and understanding doctor!
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Thank you so much. I'm in AA now and will never put myself in a place of no control again. I appreciate you helping me learn from it and move on.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Hi Dr. Sylvie Stacy Thank-you for your kind and very helpful professional advice best wishes from England UK

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Massachusetts Medical School, MA
Graduated 2011MD

Residency

Johns Hopkins University
Completed 2014

Awards

Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health
Most Influential, First Place, Alabama - Spring
2017
Most Influential, First Place, Alabama - Fall
2017

Affiliations

American College Of Preventive Medicine
American Public Health Association
National Commission on Correctional Health Care
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