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Dr. Alan Falkoff

Family Medicine
Stamford, CT
37 years experience male

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Stamford, CT

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Stamford, CT
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Metlife Insurance Company of Connecticut

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Family Medicine

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Adrenal: Enlargement of the adrenal gland. Small gland that sits on top of kidneys.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Hemochromatosis : I assume you mean hemochromatosis . It is an iron overload disorder. Avoid organ meats and iron supplements.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Proactive : Proactive is very effective, though probably more expensive.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Headache: If they are new and the worst you've ever experienced get it evaluated now. Don't you have a doctor you can see?
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Ercp: Because you had a tube down your throat.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Fatigue: Usually these "twitches" are related to exhaustion or fatigue. Possibly poorly fitting glasses putting pressure over the bridge of your nose might co... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Heel pain: Anti-inflammatories - advil/motrin/ibuprofen or aleve foot soaks, use of heel cushions. Stretching exercises. Could be plantar fasciitis.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Yes, often as the body adjusts to a new diet, diarrhea , constipation or increase in flatus.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
She needs to eat: She needs to eat, get medical and psychiatric help. This is a very complex and dangerous condition.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Throat: May be a zenker's diverticulum. See physician. Can assess with an esophagram or indirect or direct viewing. Need also check vocal cords. Smoker ? ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Hypothyroid : Correcting the hypothyroidism may correct this. Need find the cause of the hypothyroidism, some virsl and autoimmune causes can cause both low WBC an... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Low Oxygen: Still not getting adequate oxygenation. The reasons can be many, it would also depend on your age, other underlying medical problems and issues. An... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Increase fluids: Increase fluid intake, likely just dehydrated. At least double your usual intake of water.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Migraines: Many treatments exist for migraines. As well as preventive measures.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Green stuff: Could be dietary or could be something wrong with your liver. Go see a doctor.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Immune system: Poor diet can lead to low white cell counts and poor immune response.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Menopausr: Irregular missed periods are one of the early signs, hot flashed, mood instability.
A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Duration evaluation: Duration of your tinnitus should be evaluated. Are you taking Aspirin or anti-inflammatories like motrin/ibuprofen/advil for something or the tinnit... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Asthma - yes: Once you have asthma, you generally always have asthma. It is just that your airways get larger as you age and grow. Aggravating factors such as toba... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Swelling: How old? Pregnant? Both legs? Calve pain or tenderness ? Problems urinating?
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Fluids: You need to drink enough fluids and stay well hydrated to mobilize the mucous and thin it out. Drink more fluids along with the mucinex (guaifenesin)... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Heart beats: Probably normal. But could be episodic supra ventricular tachycardia or paroxysmal afib. Your coughing is sort of a telex that is cardioverting you ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Why?: Why are you on these meds in the first place? Seek help. I'd you are making mistakes with these medications you need more medical guidance, this cou... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Palpitations: Many causes and what do you mean by vein spasms?
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Nothing: If you are not uncomfortable, this means nothing. Eat more fruits and vegetables.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Blood pressure: Stop the salt, caffeine and black licorice and go see a doctor. Get him to check your blood pressure on both arms. And for goodness sake, stop doing... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
How old?: How old? How many kids do far? What's your nutritional status? You might need to see a high risk ob/gyn for second opinion.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends: Depends how long you have been using it and how much. Trying to avoid a positive drug test? Are you getting these prescribed or buying on the street... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Headache: Stress reduction exercises, relaxation techniques, biofeedback and avoiding triggers.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Erection : Any blood pressure medications can cause this problem. Part of reduction of blood pressure as well as potentially effects of medications.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Cells: Red blood cells or white blood cells?
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
No: With help you should be able to. Studies show you should be treated with the diabetes drug metformin.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Palpitations: See a cardiologist and get an echo and stress test.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Propecia (finasteride): Stop now. Propecia (finasteride) associated impotence and may not go away even after stopping. Recent study info.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Deoends: It depends on what tests you have already had done. Were they labs or x-rays . Are the symptoms muscle or bone, joint or along limb. Symptoms occur... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Get evaluated: Don't know your age or other information but you should seek medical attention now.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Vegetarian: Adding legumes and beans will add proteins and basic amino acids.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Blurry : Problems with focus. See an ophthalmologist, check your refraction as well as eye muscle function.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Family practice: Family practice treats newborn to elderly, get training in all fields, surgery to psych and everything in between . Philosophy is to treat patient as... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Many: Too many to mention here. Anything from anemia, md, brain tumor, migraine, infections etc etc etc.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Gi: Irritable bowel syndrome, crohns disease, colitis. Should get this evaluated. Also infections and parasites.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Falkoff is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Falkoff is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you. I've done some research and I'm going to mention SIH I have a lot of symptoms had a spinal tab and two csections
HealthTap member
Thanks. Makes sense as coincides with sleep deprivation caused by my 1 and 3 year old!!!
HealthTap member
Thanks I had vats resection of a tumor on the spine and was given it for pain

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
Graduated 1985MD

Medical/Graduate school

St george's univ
Graduated 1985MD
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