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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman

Primary Care, Internal Medicine
MD
38 years experience female

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Office

AL

Address

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

Doctor Q&A

5.0K Answers
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Consider abdominal ultrasound - more sensitive for detection of gallstones; consider HIDA scan for ducts. Have you been checked for H pylori infection of the stomach as that can also cause pain . Would also check lipase / amylase/elastase ( pancreas ) . Would check cardiac function( as that can masquerade as GI pain) and the rare possibility of ischemic bowel / or splenic aneurysm f/u/w/MD
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Have you had anoscopy or sigmoidoscopy? Follow up w/ gastroenterologist or surgeon to assess the area and determine if there are ulcers or proctitis or underlying inflammatory bowel disease. Discuss use of steroid suppositories to facilitate healing. f/u/ w/ MD https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/13177-anal-fissures
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
How was the AIP diagnosis made? Did they take blood samples and antibody levels ? ERCP? Have you been treated for autoimmune pancreatitis? if you have been treated the fecal elastase test can revert to normal because the inflammation is quiescent. Discuss w/ GI if this is AIP or chronic pancreatitis from sludge see N Engl J Med 1992; 326:589-593 or other cause such as alcohol/abnormal duct

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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 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
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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

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

George Washington University School of Medicine
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

George Washington University Medical Center

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