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Dr. Niketu Patel

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allentown, PA
27 years experience male

Locations

Office

Allentown, PA

Address

1575 Pond Rd Ste 203, Allentown, PA
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Aetna

UnitedHealthcare

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Specialties
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

11 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Niketu Patel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
NO CURE: Cold is caused by a virus and the body's natural immune system will that care of it. There is no medicine that can prevent or cure a cold at this time... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Niketu Patel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Spread of infection: Usually a self limiting disease. In rare case it can cause infection of the eye (orbital cellulitis or abscess). It can also in rare cases extend to t... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Niketu Patel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Chronic inflammation: Usually a sign of chronic inflammation. It can also be due to stones in the gland or duct, autoimmune syndromes, small tumor blocking the duct etc. It... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Niketu Patel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
NO CURE: Cold is caused by a virus and the body's natural immune system will that care of it. There is no medicine that can prevent or cure a cold at this time... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Niketu Patel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
No connection.: No connection between GI and head tightness. Nostril congestion which alternates is considered normal. It is referred to as "the nasal cycle". Studies... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Niketu Patel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Time will help.: First, increase hydration. Drink at least 8 glasses of plain water a day. Avoid drying agents, ie antihistamines (claritin, allegra, alcohol, caffeine... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Niketu Patel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Globus sensation: Let the ENT know you have a "globus sensation". He/she will conduct a thorough examination including a flexible laryngoscopy to make sure it is not a ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Niketu Patel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Time will help.: First, increase hydration. Drink at least 8 glasses of plain water a day. Avoid drying agents, ie antihistamines (claritin, allegra, alcohol, caffeine... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Niketu Patel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
NO CURE: Cold is caused by a virus and the body's natural immune system will that care of it. There is no medicine that can prevent or cure a cold at this time... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Niketu Patel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Yes: Just have to stay away from dry, sharp, rough textured food.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Niketu Patel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Tonsiliths : Tonsil stones aka tonsilths.

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Patel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Patel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! I'm looking forward to when my nose stops running
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thanks for settling my anxiety down!
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I have aconstant runny nose. What can I do to reduce symptoms?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Eastern Virginia Medical School
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

Geisinger Medical Center

Awards

Top Otolaryngologist, First Place, Pennsylvania - Winter
2013
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