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Dr. Jayshree Chander

Primary Care, Holistic Medicine
San Francisco, CA
33 years experience female

About

Bio

Dr. Chander is a practicing physician board certified in Family and Community Medicine, as well as Occupational and Environmental Medicine from the University of California San Francisco. She graduated with a doctoral degree in medicine from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned a graduate degree in public health with an emphasis in environmental health sciences from the University of California-Berkeley. Dr. Chander will work with you to understand your health in relation to your values, priorities, life goals, attitude, emotions, body, mind, spirituality, relationships, friendships, community, occupation, avocations, housing, economics, and whatever else you are willing to imagine. She draws on her fund of knowledge and experience in Western and Eastern healing traditions.

Specialties
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Holistic Medicine

Environmental Health

Family Medicine

Occupational Medicine

Urgent Care

Licenses

United States: California, Wisconsin

Languages spoken

Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

162 Answers
188 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Seek care urgently: You may have a very serious problem. Please go to your nearest emergency room or urgent care center. It sounds urgent enough that you may want to go ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
3-5 days: Suboxone is detectable in urine up to 4-5 days after ingestion. It has a long half life (24-60 hours) and generally it takes 5 half-lives to clear the... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Call your OB: Blood in the urine could be a sign of a urinary tract infection, which is a serious thing in pregnancy. Please call you Obstetrician today. You may ne... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Throat culture: Is your throat red? Do you have a fever? This forum doesn't allow for diagnosis or treatment recommendations. I suggest you consult with a clinician ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Risks of headphones: Damage to hearing depends on duration, even reasonable volumes can damage delicate hair cells in the inner ear. Also, consider the social isolation th... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
It depends: Whether you should be concerned depends on how big the bruise is and whether you have any problems with your blood clotting factors. If you are worrie... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
See your surgeon: There could me a number of reasons you are having those symptoms. I would suggest you call the surgeon who did your procedures and be examined sooner ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Hair Growth: Growing thick and healthy hair depends on many factors including sleep, stress, diet, metabolic health, hormonal balance, environment, genetics, expos... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Hydration is important to keep your blood pressure within normal range.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Metal: The metal crowns are more durable than the porcelain crowns.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
How fast?: How fast was the weight loss? Was it intentional? Was there loss of appetite? Was there an increase in physical activity? Is the friend anxious or dep... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Physical examination: The humidity may be aggravating an underlying condition such as asthma. Please go to a physician who can examine you and evaluate you to determine if ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: IUI can work, and you are young enough to give yourself the time to give it a try. IUI has the advantage of natural selection. The strongest fastest s... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Examination: It would be impossible to make a diagnosis based on the limited information you can offer in this forum. Where exactly on the chest does it hurt? If i... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Don't worry: I'm sorry you've had a bad cough for 6 days. No need to worry about the ear popping back. As the congestion in your upper respiratory system resolves ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Hot flashes: It sounds like what you experienced was quite disturbing to you. You are in an age group where blood pressure or heart attack would be quite unlikely.... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Risk of hearing loss: Damage to hearing by high volumes is determined by duration, even at reasonable volumes can damage delicate hair cells in the inner ear that transmit ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Oh no!: Dear, there is no need to lighten your skin tone. Most skin lightening products have toxic chemicals in them. More importantly it is very important th... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
No: The amount of phytoestrogens you would ingest from eating soy products will not feminize you, given the quantities are within reason and moderate.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Ice on b?: Without knowing more information I cannot affirm whether your ulnar nerve is damaged. What is the mechanism of injury? How long have you been having t... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Severe Diet!: This is a severe diet. 700 calories/day is less than half of the metabolic requirements of an adult at rest without any physical activity. It is too s... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Yes, there could be a relationship between these symptoms. I would suggest visiting a physician and getting a full history and physical examination. B... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Pranayama: Pranayama, which is yogic breathing exercises, can be very helpful for migraine headaches.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Sounds muscular: I'm sorry you are having pain. Given that you experience the pain when you bend forward or slouch, that suggests the pain has something to do with you... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Go to the ED now!: Rebound tenderness in the abdomen is a serious sign and should not be ignored. Go to the Emergency Room immediately. Call an ambulance or 911. Do not ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Neither: Gut bacteria do not influence how many calories you absorb or burn. They can influence many other processes in the body. The way to encourage healthy... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Take rest: In general, people go back to school and work much too soon as they are recovering from a cold. You will get better faster if you take more rest, and ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Oral thermometer: Oral thermometers give accurate temperature readings when used correctly in the oral cavity.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Need exam: Please schedule a consult with a clinician who can physically examine both the lumps you are concerned about. Best wishes.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Depends: Damage to hearing by high volumes is determined by duration, even at reasonable volumes can damage delicate hair cells in the inner ear that transmit ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Needs examination: That sounds terribly painful. Pins & needles sensation is often a sign of irritation to a nerve. As it is related to your sleep position it could... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Urgent medical care: Samantha, inhalation of chlorine irritates the lung tissue. Household exposure to chlorine vapors usually causes mild symptoms. I don't know how long ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Clear liquid diet: Best to just take a clear liquid diet until the diarrhea stops. Clear liquids are anything you can see through. Here's a link: http://www.mayoclinic... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Discharge from eyes: It is not possible to make an accurate diagnosis with limited information on this forum. The symptoms you describe are consistent with conjunctivitis ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Have you checked BP: Have you checked your blood pressure when you get angry? What you describe are symptoms of anger. Are you concerned about your anger? If you are worri... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Examination: How did you injure your ankle? I need more information to say what the nature of injury is. I would suggest you get your ankle examined by a clinician... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Need full evaluation: You need a full evaluation to understand why your creatinine level is so high. Are you taking some supplements? Have you had some physical trauma? The... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Throat culture: The best way to know is to see a doctor, get examined and have a throat culture done. In the meantime you can gargle with warm salt water with turmeri... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Fitness over Form: You can do exercises to make your legs strong and flexible. That is more important. Think about function rather than form. Do you have any concerns ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Sudden change: I need more information to answer this question. Was there an injury or trauma to the ear or head that preceded the sudden change in your hearing? Ar... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Normal PMS: These sound like normal premenstrual symptoms. The nerve roots from your uterus join nerve roots from your legs as they enter the spinal cord. Sometim... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Need a full consult: Well, first we need to understand why you feel your energy needs to be increased. What are your symptoms? How well do you sleep? How well do you eat? ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
May need removal: Persistent simple ovarian cysts larger than 5-10 cm (especially if symptomatic) and complex ovarian cysts should be considered for surgical removal. T... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Get full evaluation.: Your blood pressure improved with the salt intake and your heart rate decreased. The fact that you have symptoms of feeling lightheaded, dizzy, and ti... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
10-14 days: A cold can take up to 10-14 days to fully resolve. It is important to allow yourself to take full and adequate rest in order to speed up recovery. Ta... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Unlikely Interfering: The probiotics are unlikely to be aggravating insomnia. If anything, they are more likely to be helping to regulate your sleep cycle in a beneficial w... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Need evaluation: It is not possible to make an accurate assessment of what is wrong with the limited information you can provide on this forum. I suggest you schedule ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Need evaluation: It sounds like you are quite uncomfortable. I am not sure what your question is. It is impossible to offer any assessment with the limited information... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Triphala: See your Dentist and consider massaging your gums twice a day with Triphala powder.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Needs examination: It is impossible to offer any assessment with such a cursory description. I suggest you consult with a clinician who can examine the spots and the lin... Read More
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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Sep 19, 2016
Shes grate in Holistical healing, especially directing people on taking supplements like Biotin & B12 & Spirulina together
HealthTap member
Nov 27, 2015
This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)
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Apr 6, 2018
how to health
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This was very helpful. Thanks! The PVC's started 2 wks ago without pain. The ECG had a normal rate and normal rhythm so nobody has been to concerned. Nearly every house in our neighborhood has applied...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I just allowed myself to feel sad , it happend 2years ago and i'm still facing sadness and dreams so i will try to see a doctor , thanks :)
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I think you are right. It does sound like it is coming from something hard, like bone. Thanks for your help!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, WI
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

UCSF MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

UCSF MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Holistic Medicine Practitioner, Second Place, National - Spring
2016
Thought Leader, Third Place, California - Spring
2016
Top Doctor, First Place, San Francisco Region - Spring
2016

Affiliations

American Medical Writers Association
National Association of Science Writers

Virtual Visit Ratings

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126 ratings

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