Posts From Dr. Ime Okon

I’m losing self confidence because of  mouth odour

Dear Doctor, I’m a 32-year old guy and I’ve just got a job with an IT company in Lagos. I really want to put in my best in every aspect

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Is scabies incurable?

Dear Doctor, I’m a 32-year old man and unemployed. Four years ago at the university, I contracted scabies which covered my arms and some parts of the body. It took

My pregnant sister has swollen legs, constantly feels dizzy and tired. Is this normal?

Dear Doctor, My 27-year old sister is four months pregnant. It’s her first pregnancy but she’s yet to register at any hospital for her ante-natal care. Someone advised her to wait till

Is my doctor right to prescribe contraceptive pill for my endometriosis?

What manner of disease is this? Dear doctor, I’m 29 years old and currently undergoing my youth service. Last year, I had severe abdominal pain and the doctor recommended an

Doctor, implant contraceptive has changed my menses pattern, am I in danger?

Dear Doctor, I’m 38 and a mother of two. I’m separated but I have a boy friend.  Two months ago, I went to the health centre to replace my in-plant. 

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Why do I have weak erection?

Dear Doctor Okon, I’m 57 years old and I’ve been living with diabetes for about 12 years now. I don’t have any symptoms now because I take my drugs regularly.

Do mosquito bites cause typhoid fever?

Enter “Ask The Doctor” Public Health Physician, Dr. Imo Okon today begins NHO’s help column, Ask The Doctor, our new column  designed to assist readers with free counselling on their health