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Pls what can I use to treat itchy skin for a three year old .
Pls what can I give to my 10months old boy to make him eat,he only take breast milk. I was told to get sipri gold for him
Doctors and mothers in the house,pls at what month does a baby's sex show?
From 16 weeks of pregnancy. All the best
Hi doctors, please at what week can I get tatanus injection? I am due for the last dose in 2 weeks. Currently 14 weeks pregnant no...
Is it advisable for a CS patients to pass her due date in the 2nd pregnant????
Its not advisable, considering the way babies grow rapidly towards the end of pregnancy
Good evening Dr. Pls can I give paracetamol to my baby of 10 months along with Zinnat, He has been running temperature for two wee...
Hello Adeola, I will advise you to strictly follow your doctor's instructions. Don't self medicate your baby
My 9month old baby just stopped breastfeeding, though I tried forcing her to, she won't still yield, should I keep trying or I sho...
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You may need to see a Paediatrician for further evaluation to know why the baby is refusing to suck and how to help you further
I saw a rusted nail in the mouth of my 3 years 10-month-old. Does she need tetanus injection for that?
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Yes, your child should take the injection if there is any suspected case of injury from the rusted nail.
My One month baby's breast is big and when I was bathing her I press it and something like breastmilk came out of it and today I n...What should I do, please I'm very worried
Just leave it alone, do not massage it. It will resolve on its own.
My baby boy tummy is giving me concern, whenever eats or drinks small food or water it bulges out like that of a pregnant woman bu...
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If he passes stools regularly, has a good appetite and is not vomiting or complaining of any abdominal symptoms (pain, discomfort..) ,there may be nothing to worry about .
My son is 7 months plus 3weeks now. He eats a lot like 4-5 times a day(His food is pap mixed with crayfish and milk- "Aptamil"). I...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

As regards the milk any age appropriate milk or formula of your choice is fine.Also offer other form of complementary foods and not just pap.
How can Hepatitis B be cured?
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Hepatitis B can be treated and can also be prevented through vaccination.
My son of 15yrs is feeling mucor on his Ear,Which is disturbing his hearing a little bit.Pls what is the cause and cure?
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It is very important that you take the child to see an ENT for a proper diagnosis
My daughter of 6months plus is always scratching her private part.pls help a worried mum
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

To know the specific cause for your baby and for appropriate treatment kindly see a doctor preferably a paediatrician for further evaluation and management.
Is it safe for a mother to deworm while breastfeeding her one-month-old baby?
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Hello ma'am,Yes, you can.
My 2weeks old baby has not been given BCG and I was told that BCG is the first and compulsory injection given to newborn babies im...I delivered on 23rd, August and I went back to the hospital on Saturday, 1st September to lodged a complaint......and the Matron t...
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There's actually no negative effect though BCG is usually the first injection given to newborns as you've been told, just that baby is not protected from TB infection which is very risky. In this case, you have to keep baby away from visitors/adults that can infect the baby.
My 9 days baby has pains around the umbilical cord through the cord has dropped, could that be normal for her?
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

What your baby is going through is colic. Colic is common. It usually starts a few weeks after birth and often improves by age 3 months. By ages 4 to 5 months, the majority of babies with colic have improved.
My neighbour has a stepson that move in with them, the is 6yrs he has this heavy dried cough that anytime he's coughing you'll thi...They've taken him to General Hospital to run an x-ray on him and they gave him some drugs and he has finished the drugs but no imp...
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kindly take the child to a Paediatric doctor,or The Respiratory clinic of any of the Paediatric Outpatient Clinic of any of the Teaching Hospitals closest to you, they are in the best position to take proper care of child health issues. Any cough that have lasted for more than two weeks needs a paediatrician's attention for proper evaluation and treatment.
What can someone use for 4yrs old ear discharge!
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Kindly see a doctor for further evaluation and management. Please do not self medicate.
My baby has platelet count 643 she is 5-month-old baby. I her platelet count is normal?
When blood tests are requested, ALWAYS take them back to the doctors who requested them for the interpretation. You are not supposed to be doing so! Lab results are usually interpreted in the clinical context.