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Dr. Mihir Patel

Internal Medicine
rogersville, TN
16 years experience male

Locations

Hawkins county memorial hospital

rogersville, TN

Address

851 locust st, rogersville, TN
Directions

Practice website

About

Bio

Internal medicine board certified in 2011; working as a hospitalist , chief of staff , medical director; enjoys flying in my cessana 172 ; have private pilot certification

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: Tennessee, Virginia

Languages spoken

Gujarati, Hindi

Doctor Q&A

33 Answers
4 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: yes it can in most of the time.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
I don't think so: your pain may be musculoskeletal or stress induced. At your age, coronary artery disease is very low probability. Bp check usually doesn't cause Arm p... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Night sweats: it can be a sign of infection ,malignancy, menopause, hormonal imbalance, neurological conditions etc. sometimes it is idiopathic
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
HCMP doesn't cause: hypertrophic cardiomyopathy itself doesn't cause chest pain unless you have any coronary artery disease.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Many possibilities: most common back pain is due to muscle spasm of your back due to abnormal posture ; radiculopathy due to vertebral disc abnormalities can also cause b... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Don't worry: You can still get tetanus but chances are very low; recommendation is to have tetanus booster every 10 years with this minor wounds. You are due for y... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Viral or allergic: Hi Norma, you may have viral or allergic pharyngitis. It involves upper respiratory tract; it is an inflammation in your throat responsible for pain ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Get EKG done: It may be musculoskeletal or psychogenic but still you need EKG . Also if nitroglycerin resolves your pain then you may need further evaluation.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Go to Er: if she does have any swelling in her throat, mouth, lips, tongue etc go to ER NOW, if symptoms are not getting better go to ER NOW
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Mostly benign: mostly it is benign pain due to stomach acid, gas, musculoskeletal etc at your age. If continues with other symptoms like shortness of breath or fever... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
May be benign: Most probably it may be benign like lipoma but better to get it checked up by a doctor
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Postvoid dribbling: Post-void dribbling or post-micturition dribbling is the phenomenon where urine remaining in the urethra after voiding the bladder slowly leaks out af... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Ignore: Always wash your hands with soap and water after using toilet and after coming in contact with a pt.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Varies: cough is die to irritation of your respiratory tract and secretions. If your pneumonia is treated properly it can disappear in 3-7 days.
A male asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Most probably : Most probably. But if it continues , or u have a fever then get it checked
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: stone in kidney doesn't cause pain most of the time: stone in renal pelvis and upper ureter cause flank pain while stone in lower ureter and bladder c... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Three receptors: opioid acts on three types of receptors -my, kappa and delta distributed throughout the body in various organs in various densities which are responsi... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Need more details: any other symptoms ? Can be intestinal spasm; need further eval
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
It varies: first if all antibiotics should be effective for treatment of pneumonia. If it is then it can take upto 3-7 days.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
It can't: Can't kill you but it can definitely cause weakness and numbness; sometimes severe dysfunction
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
No worries: It is less likely you will have flu.. Usually flu has more fever and body aches than respiratory symptoms but if your symptoms doesn't improve much in... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
In extreme cases: yes, it is possible due to lack of electrolytes/ nutrients and severe fasting.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Go to ER: needs calcium replacement immediately . Needs to get ionized calcium level checked and monitor for further similar cns symptoms. Aspirin should be giv... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Advanced cancer: it means colon cancer is at higher stage prone to spreading other organs
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
No: most ptobably it is not cardiac at this age .
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Least common : It can but not a common symptom.
A member asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Need X-ray: you may need a x Ray and shoulder exam by physician. It can be related to arthritis, synovitis or muscular pain; it can also be radiating pain from ce... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Many differentials : At your age most common causes of Cheat pain are musculoskeletal, pleuritic - due to inflammation of lung wall, psychogenic. If you are doing strenu... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Needs blood work : Hi, your father needs blood work done to make sure that his electrolytes are not messed up due to diarrhea and vomiting. Considering his age, he is at... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
It doesn't matter: it doesn't matter if you take it 2 days earlier or after 2 days; it also doesn't matter if you take it with ovulation or conception.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mihir Patel
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Yes it can: yes it can be there regardless of blood sugar control; resistant E. coli needs to be treated with sensitive antibiotics. ESBL POSITIVE e.coli needs hi... 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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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thanks for your help! =) I've just noticed some yellowing in the corners of the eye, but i'm running exams. Dont know if its an unrelated symptom yet.
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! I have no other symptoms, bowels normal. Just the deep sharp pain.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for your time and expertise Doctor!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

South Gujarat University, Government Medical College, India
Graduated 2006MD

Residency

JOHNSON CITY MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2011

Affiliations

Wellmont Hawkins Co Memorial Hospital
Wellmont Holston Valley Hospital And Medical Center
American College Of Phyiscians
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