Monthly Archives: November 2017

#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Tetanus Toxoid Injections In Pregnancy

Q: Good day Ma’am. Please, at what stage of pregnancy is one required to take Tetanus injection as a first time mum? Thank you. A: Hallos! Thanks for writing in. This is a very good question. I will discuss how … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Is Chloroquine Safe In Pregnancy?

Hi doc, please is it safe to use chloroquine tab during pregnancy? Thanks A: Is chloroquine safe in pregnancy? Well, there’s no clear evidence that it is unsafe in pregnancy when taken in the normal therapeutic doses. But there is, … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Tampon Use

Q: Please Dr. Help me out. I am addicted to using tampons instead of sanitary pads, how dangerous is this for me? Thank you and God bless your work. A Hi dear. Thanks for writing in. I can understand your … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

November 25th every year marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Violence can be physical, psychological and/or sexual. In honour of this day, I repeat a post on female genital mutilation (FGM), a very ‘good’ example … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: What is a whitlow?

Originally posted on chatwithketch:
Q: Hello Doc, what is a whitlow and what’s the treatment? A: Whitlow usually refers to Herpetic whitlow caused by Herpes Simplex Virus. It usually affects the tip of the index finger or thumb. It happens…

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Priapism

Q: You once helped me regarding my son’s issue when he was born. Now I am in-boxing you with my own issue. I am in my early 30s, and have incredibly strong erections almost every day to a point where … Continue reading

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Coconut oil: heart-healthy or just hype? – Harvard Health

If you’ve ever heard the coconut oil hype, then you should read this! Is it healthy or not? You be the judge! https://www.health.harvard.edu/heart-disease-overview/coconut-oil-heart-healthy-or-just-hype

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Can I Lie On My Tummy When Pregnant?

Q: Good evening, Doc. Please is anything wrong with you lying on your tommy with 8 weeks pregnancy and I am always having upper back pain. Thanks in anticipation. A: Congratulations on your pregnancy! In early pregnancy, there’s nothing really … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Is It Possible To Get Pregnant Before My Period Returns?

A: Thanks for writing in. Congratulations on your new baby! 😀 Well, my first question is whether you are practicing any form of contraception? Not just now but before you resumed sexual relations with hubby after your baby? Well, if you were … Continue reading

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A better sex life requires more than popping a pill – Harvard Health

‘The never-ending advertisements for erectile dysfunction drugs seem to suggest that popping a pill is all it takes to guarantee a great sex life for men dealing with this challenging problem.’ But is that really all that is needed? Should … Continue reading

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