Dr. Vijaya Sikand

Family Medicine
CT
39 years experience male

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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

124 Answers
68 Agrees
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vijaya Sikand
39 years experience Family Medicine
Flu Shot symptoms: While most patients have either no symptoms or just mild muscle soreness at the injection site after the flu shot, occasionally patients do have mild ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vijaya Sikand
39 years experience Family Medicine
Rectal bleeding : There are many possible causes of rectal bleeding. If he is constipated and straining to pass stool, he might have hemorrhoids. But it is essential t ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vijaya Sikand
39 years experience Family Medicine
Menstrual Cycle: As women get older the duration and frequency of menstruation may change. What you are experiencing is completely normal.
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2020
Dr Sikand is helping me through a very difficult time and I greatly appreciate his support and would recommended him to anyone seeking help from a thoughtful physician.
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Mar 30, 2020
i think i am haveing seizures agian
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Hello, could you explain how excitotoxicity is not implicated in benzodiazepine withdrawal? Does low GABA during withdrawal not lead to excessive glutamate or would it n...Read More
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This saved my life. Thank you. Hello Dr Sikand. I have decided to seek treatment but would you be able to answer my last remaining question on what causes the symptoms of withdrawal? I’d greatly appre...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Hello Dr, would you be able to answer my question. I don’t know why you can’t answer me if I’m already seeking help and assuming I’m not, but I’d really appreaciate you...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Karnatak University, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, India
Graduated 1982MD
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