Dr. Diixa Patel

Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
Detroit, MI
16 years experience female

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MI

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MI
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Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

Infectious Disease

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diixa Patel
16 years experience Infectious Disease
Can be: It can be mrsa. If there is any drainage- it would be best to culture it to target the organism better. If not, you may need antibiotic coverage for m ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diixa Patel
16 years experience Infectious Disease
Fevers/chills: If your infection was adequately treated and your picc line removed, your infection should have been cured. If you are experiencing fevers/chills or g ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diixa Patel
16 years experience Infectious Disease
More info: Colonization with MRSA is usually checked with a nasal swab. Infection in blood is checked in blood cultures and sometimes wound cultures are taken i ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Patel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Patel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Do we get infection if we touch a thing once handled by leprae patient
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Thanks for your quick reply! Your advice is much appreciated.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ross University School of Medicine, Dominican Republic
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

NEW YORK METHODIST HOSPITAL
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