Dr. Alok Patel

WI
8 years experience male

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Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

94 Answers
69 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alok Patel
8 years experience Family Medicine
Ideally no: Omeprezol (PPI) should be taken by itself on an empty stomach for maximum absorption. Generally you can take other medications after 30-45 minutes of ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alok Patel
8 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: you could get back soreness from coughing. Sometimes cough lingers after a viral infection has resolved. Typically goes away in few weeks. If the pain ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alok Patel
8 years experience Family Medicine
No: they should be exchanged as directed because there is increased risk of eye infection.
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Jul 22, 2014
Very useful and timely responses.
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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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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you Dr. Patel. Makes sense. Thanks for taking the time to help!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks- yes follow all recommendations taking med for max absorption..
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ross University School of Medicine, Dominican Republic
Graduated 2012MD
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