Mr. Alkesh Patel M.D.
Family Practitioner10632 Little Patuxent Parkway Suite 111 Columbia MD, 21044
Dr. Alkesh Patel is a family practitioner practicing in Columbia, MD. Dr. Patel specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Patel possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.
Education and Training
Univ of Md Sch of Med, Baltimore Md 1994
University of Maryland School of Medicine 1994
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM
Mr. Alkesh Patel M.D.'s Expert Contributions
How accurate is genetic testing for gender?
It is extremely accurate. I would estimate over 99.9%. READ MORE
How long is a hospital stay after hemorrhoids surgery?
It should be a night or less depending on the complexity of your hemorrhoids. READ MORE
Dizziness and fainting?
You need a full evaluation for internal head injury, concussion and consider changing your medications. READ MORE
How to treat my fever?
The first step is to take acetaminophen 500mg (as long as you don't have liver disease or an allergy to it). If you have already tried it without success (temporary reduction in your fever) then you should try ibuprofen 400 mg (as long as you don't have bleeding, ulcers, or upcoming surgery). Also, it would be a good idea to get tested for Covid and influenza. READ MORE
Shortness of breath low blood pulse oximeter readings?
You should be very concerned and get evaluated immediately. READ MORE
What is the normal range for blood sugar?
It can vary based on the lab but generally fasting sugar between 65 and 110 in kids READ MORE
The antibiotics will keep the infection from spreading into the skin, blood, etc., but to help the pocket of pus drain faster, it would be best to soak your finger in an Epsom salt solution two to three times daily for up to 10 minutes. No need to get it drained at the medical office. READ MORE
How to treat constant burning in my mons pubis area?
Needs evaluation as it could be an infection (viral or bacterial). READ MORE
How can I relieve sinus pain?
As long as your BP is controlled Advil sinus or Dayquil will help sinus pain. READ MORE
- High Cholesterol
- Herniated Disc
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adhd)
- Adjustment Disorder
- Vascular Disease
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Patient Experience with Dr. Patel
- Causes, Treatment, and Prevention of Petechiae
Petechiae are tiny dots that appear as red, brown, or purple in color beneath the skin. They are usually seen in clusters on the stomach, buttocks, arms, and legs. However, they may also appear inside the mouth or on the eyelids. Petechiae may indicate different conditions, which can range from...
- How Are Family Members Affected by Eating Disorders?
People suffering from eating disorders go through intense pain and suffering. But they don’t go through this alone. Family member and friends also go through the pain. It is usually tough on someone to watch a loved one destroy themselves slowly when there is little they can do to help without...
- What Causes an Upper Back Pain?
Any pain or discomfort in and around the shoulders and upper areas of your back is referred to as upper back pain. Pain may occur due to a strain or poor posture over a period of time, or as a result of sudden injury or trauma. In recent times, the use of computers has lead to an increase in upper...
- Treatment for Meningitis
The severity of meningitis varies from one person to another. In common cases, medications can help solve the problem and the person may recover within 1 to 3 weeks. But in cases where there is a risk of the infection spreading to the meninges, hospitalization and other confirmation tests might be...
- How is Conjunctivitis Diagnosed?
Nowadays, many people self-diagnose and use alternative methods to cure themselves of illnesses. They research on the internet, looking for the right fit for the symptoms they are experiencing. They then look up the treatment options for the condition they believe they have, often opting for...
- Who is Likely to Become Obese?
Obesity and being overweight have no boundaries. In America people of all ages, gender and ethnic and racial groups have been affected. This problem has been in existence for over 30 years and is growing.AdultsIn 2009 to 2010, almost 70 percent of Americans were obese or overweight according to the...
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