Monthly Archives: September 2018

#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Cervical Incompetence At Thirty-Nine Weeks

Q: Good day Doc, can sexual intercourse open the cervix at 39 weeks of pregnancy? A: An open cervix, also known as a weakened cervix or cervical incompetence is a condition in which the mouth of the womb is open … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health tips: How Much Water Is Enough?

Q: Good morning Dr. May you kindly illuminate on recommended quantity of fluid one is required to take each day  My concern is that after taking a glass of water, 5 mins later, I am going to bathroom. Is there … Continue reading

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#HLWDKDaily Health Tips: I Quit Contraception And Yet No Periods!

Hi Dr. It has been 11 months since I quit injection (contraception???) but I don’t go on my period. What can I do to get help? A: Family planning injections work by thickening mucous in the cervix, preventing sperm from … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Can I Treat High Blood Pressure With Diet Alone?

Q: Hello Dr. I have been to a high blood pressure routine check for 3 weeks and yesterday I was diagnosed for it. I know I take in lot of salt and fatty food. I’m not ready for the treatment … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Bleeding At Three Months

Good morning, DOCTOR. I am 3 months pregnant and last night I started bleeding. I don’t know what to do. Is it normal to bleed at this stage of pregnancy or am I losing my child? A: Bleeding during pregnancy … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Dark Red Stains

Q: Good day Ma’am. Please ma’am, I am supposed to be on my menses though it’s just coming as a stain on my pad but it is darkish red. Please what’s wrong and what can I do? I am afraid … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Is Depo Safe While Breastfeeding?

Q: How are you doctor. Can l ask? Which contraceptive can l take so that l can see my menstruation while breastfeeding. Here in South Africa after birth they inject depo and l heard many people saying it’s not right. … Continue reading

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