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Dr. Alphonse Ekole

Family Medicine
Eastpointe, MI
28 years experience

Locations

Office

Eastpointe, MI

Address

21331, Kelly Rd, Eastpointe, MI, United States
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Michigan

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

30 Answers
37 Agrees
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Fungal/parasitic inf: Your presentation resembles a fungal infection or parasitic infection in the line of Malaria fever that is poor treated. I would recommend you consult... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
You may or may not: It all depends on the type of cancer in your spine and its stage of growth. Some cancers eat-up the bone and others build on the existing bone. Best... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Costochondritis: you have pain on you chest wall and upper torso that is reproducible with movement. it is most like musculoskeletal in origin. That is from the muscl... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Neurosurgeon: Your pain may be from a pinched nerve in the neck. Avoid any manipulations including therapy until you are seen by a neurosurgeon or a neurologist.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Yes and no: The hiv virus like most viruses is a tiny particle that cannot be seen even using the ordinary microscope. it will cross between the cells of your gen... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Not required: A lot of people have asymptomatic Gall bladder stones. Generally there is no need for surgery if they are not bothering you, your immunity is not comp... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Pereferal neuropathy: Your symptoms are most likely from nerve irritation from a metabolic cause. Consult a doctor who will order blood work and may be nerve test. Dr Ekole... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
PID: Most patients with chronic pelvic inflammatory disease tend experience a flare just after their period. Consult a gynecologist for an examination and ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Pills and mood: Some women taking oral contraceptives do experience mood changes especially women with a history of depression or PMS or pre or post partum mood disor... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
CKD: With a GFR less than 60 you are considered as having chronic kidney disease. You need your kidney function monitored every 3 to 6 months. Consult yo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
No: Most pregnant go into spontaneous labor when the body and baby are ready. Most such labors end up in normal vaginal delivery. There has to be an indic... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Not really: it is true that most antiretroviral medications cause fat redistribution in the body. They are not meant to offset the side effects of each other.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Normal Value: Assuming you have no chronic CV disease/ risk factors , then your values are grossly within normal range except for the LDL. NCEP recommends Total Ch... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Consult: The most common symptom of YIPS is an involuntary spasm of the wrist muscles during baseball, golfing, cricket etc. You need professional help to cure... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: Spermatozoa thrive in PH of 7.2 to 7.8. Acidic PH is hostile to spermatozoa. Consult you Gynecologist for exam and testing.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Normal reaction: During an HAG a contrast material is inject through the cervix and it flows through the uterine cavity and tubes. After the procedure this material ne... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Dysfunctional bleed: contact your gynecologist to be re-evaluated. You may need to stop the Minerva for a while and see if the b leading stops.
A member asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
No: You need to be examined and have some test done at the gynecologist. Keep a diary of your menstrual cycle. Remember the first day of every cycle is th... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Allergic dermatitis: The doctor prescribed you medication that covered some of the common causes of rash. The fact that it went away partly means at least a component in t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Yes and no: It all depends on the location of the spur. Bone spurs are out growth at the edge of a bone from repeated stimulation either from injury or pressure ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Neuropathy: Nerve root irritation of the 5th cranial nerve will cause tingling, burning, pain and even numbness of the face . This may be due to infection sometim... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Reflux esophagitis: Severe acid reflux and gastritis can cause irritation in the throat, larynx and trachea. It will also cause you to burp a lot does contributing to reg... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: hypoglycemia is a situation in which the blood sugar drops to a suboptimal level to sustain metabolism. The brain is one of the organs whose functio... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Poorly placed IUD.: From your description the IUD is in your endocervical canal. Presence of any foreign body in this region will cause spasms of the uterine muscles. ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Olecranon bursitis: Many things can cause a lump on the elbow. If the lump occurred suddenly, then the likely cause is an inflamed bursa usually on the dorsal aspect of t... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Stay with one doctor: You have not stated why you have been seing many doctors. what ever it is you are feeling, stay with one doctor to avoid confusion and to achieve comp... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Infectious process: Generally children are very resilient to disease. They will try to fend off unconsciously as much as they can. Your child has some kind of infection ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: The simple answer is yes. To prevent reoccurrence you need to take antibiotic to prevent GAS infection.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
? Tinnitus: Ringing in the ear can be caused by many things. The first thing to do is to have your ear examine by a trained professional and have any ear wax buil... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Yes, not together: Generally when people have anxiety/panic disorder, they cannot sleep. The diazepam may not be controlling your anxiety/panic disorder. Contact your ... Read More

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Yaounde I Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cameroon
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

ST JOHNS MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Most Influential, Third Place, Michigan - Spring
2017
Top Doctor, Third Place, Michigan - Spring
2017
Top Family Physician, First Place, Michigan - Spring
2017
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