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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman

Primary Care, Internal Medicine
MD
39 years experience female

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AL

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Bio

Hello I am Dr Rebecca Gliksman, a board certified internist with additional training in occupational medicine. I am interested in musculoskeletal pain, alternative therapies, food intolerances and patient education.

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Environmental Health

Occupational Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Licenses

United States: District Of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia

Languages spoken

English

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Chest pain: May be gallbladder or constochondritis ( inflammation of rib muscle wall) but may also may be a clot in your lungs ,because of the concern for clot,... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Hand/arm pain: is it in the finger? which fingers? Do you have numbness? Tingling? Can be carpal tunnel vs thoracic outlet syndrome versus tenodnitis/ or rarely if p... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Passout game: it is not a game , it is dangerous you can die from asphyxia, have seizures, brain injury. You can get a real high by excelling in ,running,swimmi... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Low pressure shunt: May mean it is overdraining. Are you getting headaches as you can get headaches( relieved with lying down) from low pressure and even hydrocephalu... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Water and headaches: If dehydrated water is needed and if vomiting, diarrhea, alcohol there is dehydration. But there are a lot of other causes of headache that water ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Methergine (methylergonovine): it is used to cause uterine contraction and decrease bleeding . If you are bleeding and do not take it you may bleed more if > 4 pads a day call y... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Knot upper chest: That may be in the tail of the breast or actual axilla , Could be just cyst, lymph node ( swelling for many reasons, infection hand /back) or mass w... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Chest pain SOB: On birth control pills and /or a smoker? rarely may be clot in lungs, more likely reflux (try ranitidine 150 a day and prevecid 30 a day elevate h... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
38 weeks edema/H/A: Left side swells more often than right; may be compressed due to overyling right iliac arteries ,but may consider doppler u/s ( no radiation) to ch... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Doxycycline & emesis: If it is one dose after 40 minute there may have been some absorption ( about 1/2-2/3). i would just continue on to the next dose in 12 hours. if you... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Stomach cramps: Could be a UTI ( do you have burning when urinating?) or a vaginitis. or just stomach cramping from spoiled/ food( diarrhea?) Follow up with doc u... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Irregular period: Sometimes stress and just variation causes some irregularity. Would though check HCG and thyroid. if bleeding persists consider sonogram to check fo... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Tingling after eatin: Seems like reflux, try ranitidine 150 mg and prevecid 30 mg a day. Sleep with head of bed elevated. Happens at night because if you ly down the aci... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Bile reflux gastriti: Discuss with your doctor use of carafate, (sucralfate) adding ranitidine or even adding Questran which binds bile acid (usually used for diarrhea).The... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Tightness after eat: May be GERD/ gastritis with or without H pylori ( bacteria found in gastritis can cause ulcers) or gallbladder. Would Check for h pylori, thyroid ( ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Bloating mucus stool: Please see a gastorenterologist, you may have inflammatory bowel disease like Crohns or Ulcerative colitis. Pale stool is usually associated with bll... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Abnormal EKG: Lots of people have PVCs and some have bigeminy ( doubles) - but the abberant complexes are not usual. EKGs are difficult to read and a cardiologist s... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Abdominal pain /dyur: Check for vaginitis ( which can cause dysuria) UTI . diverticuiltis ( though that is unusual in younger individual). Check U/A. drink 2.5 to 3 liters/... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Rest calf/knee pain: Would consider possible sciatica, could see if putting a pillow under knees while lying and if lumbar pillow while sitting reduces pain. Check electro... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Polyneuropathies: For how long?Injury? What was done? How was diagnosis made? if never assessed ER may be first stop , they will make sure it is not acute and then refe... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Preg chest pain: Would call you doctor or go to ER today-as soon as posssible. May be gastritis/GERD(try ranitidine/prevecid) ,gallbladder but could be more serious i... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Blades/ Hep B risk: if you had 2 doses there is a good probability you are already immune - but you can call you doctor or health department and ask for hep b immune gl... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Ripping rib pain: Could be reflux/ GERD .or gallbaldder rarely pancreas Would also check for H pylori. Would elevate head of bed at night Try prevecid/ ranitidine and ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
18 yo 6"2" 15 stone: 15 stone is about 210 pounds which would give a BMI of 26.96 slightly overweight ( "normal" 18.2 -25.6) . You should be about 145-199 lbs or 10.35 t... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Abd pain no period: Check HCG, may be pregnancy ,gastritis-try ranitidine/prevecid-check for H pylori bacteria causing gastritis, , constipation-drink fluids 2-3 liter/da... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Flattened T wave: Sometimes ischemia, and if appropriate stress test should be done. But it is also a normal variant and found in anemia, hypothyroidism, hypokalemia, ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Bleeding after sex: Would check HCG but also need PAP to check cervix. May be polyp, or miscarriage with retained products or ectopic .Also check thyroid and prolactin a... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Bump in mouth: it is an inflammatory response to the bite, likely will resolve in a few days do not worry.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
LUQ abdominal pain: Could be gas as the splenic flexure ( where the colon turns a corner), is around there , would massage the belly. Constipation can also cause pain. To... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Thyroid hormone: Would have her go to ER/ urgent care where they can check her thyroid level and make sure she is not taking too much . When you become hypothyroid the... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Zofran (ondansetron): http://www.rxlist.com/zofran-drug/indications-dosage.htm Dose for chemotherapy , the initial indication is 8 mg 2 x a day. Rarely up to 24 mg /day .... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Heart burning: May be reflux/GERD. try ranitidine/ prevecid and maalox( 1-2 x a day x 5 ) Avoid alcohol caffeine, spicy/fatty foods smoking. Eat regular meals. Also ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Scapula / heart pain: May be gastritis with or without H pylori can try ranitidine /prevecid. or can be gas/constipation try maalox 1 tablespoon 2 x a day x 3 for gas and... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Uncapped thermometer: Highly unlikely, bugs as HIV, hep C, herpes ( cold sores) die quickly when exposed to dry air Likely,would have died in the interim between patien... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Kelp and hypothyroid: https://health.clevelandclinic.org/2014/09/thyroid-issues-what-you-need-to-know-about-diet-and-supplements/ Kelp in capsule form can affect the thyro... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Rash: Rashes are not normal so have it evaluated. Could be eczema, acne, shingles, poison ivy, food intolerances .Would need to be seen and evaluated.
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A male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Itching swelling ft: Could have fungal infection causing itching worse with walking due to sweating, Consider OTC antif-ungal powder or creams and would use some powder... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Throat mucus: May be post nasal drip from allergies or reflux. consider trying Zyrtec once a day, and ranitidine which helps for reflux and allergies. Avoid spicy... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Period change: Could be variation, sometimes w/ stress can vary.Could have been miscarriage . Would need ultrasound as once you miscarry HCG goes down, but may consi... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Abdominal pain in AM: May be reflux/ gastritis/ espohagitis, . When you sleep elevate head of bed by placing pillow under mattress, so it decreases reflux. may consider pri... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Lt then heavy period: Would check HCG.Also consider infection, polyps ,fibroids, ovarian pathology ectopic, thyroid issues . .Consider sonogram and f/u/ w/ doc
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Back chest pain: Could be gallbladder or kidney infection or stones or gastritis severe with or without H pylori. Rarely could be aorta issue, or clot in lung. Would ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Plantar pain: May be Morton's neuroma or wart. For wart can try duct tape over the wart and over 7-10 days it should resolve. For Morton's neuroma may need inject... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Elbow swelling: May be gout, may be infection, may be Lyme disease, may be arthritis, may be just from repetitive work. But follow up witt doc need xray to make sure ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Bloating urgency: Could be UTI ( urinary tract infection) with or without a pregnancy and maybe vaginitis as well. . Go to urgent care/ doc today to get checked. Chec... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Numbness: May consider lyme, cold sores of lip herpes labialis for which use acyclovir- though the hand tingling is unusual, may be TMJ check in front of your... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Smoking / blue hand: That is unusual. smoking has significant vascular effects and causes a condition known as Buerger's disease . http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/campaign/tips... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
PEG blood in saliva: May be from gastritis/ GERD esophagela irritation . Are you on ranitidine or previcid? (PPI or H2 blockers? . Would call you GI doctor today and let... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Liquid stool: Watery or muddy? Seems like gastroenteritis. which is resolving. Probiotic (try to t get one with at least 3 species) may help return to bowel to n... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Gastritis: Besides the PPIs which is the class of drug that omeprazole belongs to, there are H2 blockers class like ranitidine, pepcid (famotidine) and medicat... Read More
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Dr. Glicksman's responses are impressively comprehensive and well stated, sound in the science underlying her explanations and demonstrate a concern for each and every person's situation. Her patient...Read More
Mar 23, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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May 27, 2015
Thank you for your broad knowledge and explanations! outstanding communication! I can't tell you how thankful I am! & It has taken me talking to you a Dr. Out of state to not get the same answer. T.Y.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I dont eat soy. I dont eat much gluten. Celiac blood neg.Bile duct issue(NO gallbladde-removed) or Pancreatic insufficiency./ (nsulin 2x normal on blood test) Amylase s...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thanks for answering my question Dr. Rebecca I appreciated it, but I don't know what you can called it.. All I know is, the pain is located on the side of her body mayb...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Gastrin level is normal and no sign of h pylori... However, my stomach and intestines are not back to normal. I did have mono go through me. May have triggered gastritis...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

George Washington University School of Medicine
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

George Washington University Medical Center

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Maryland - Fall
2014
Top General Internist, First Place, Maryland - Fall
2014
Most Loved Doctor, First Place, National - Winter
2015

Virtual Visit Ratings

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157 ratings

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