Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Doctors Poem

πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ So funny. Do you agree with the poem?πŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌ

Young girl struck with breast overgrowth

What do you think could be the diagnosis? Please comment belowπŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΎ
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The picture shows 11 year old class five pupil Mamie Sam from Sierra-Leone who is currently battling an overgrowth of her breasts.
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She said some time last year she went on a fishing expedition together with her grand mother and other women in the town. After the exercise she started experiencing her breasts becoming large. While taking a bath together with the elders in the stream one of the women spoke about her breast saying her breast is becoming abnormal and it is not a good thing for her.
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During the night hour she said her breast scratched throughout the night giving her sleepless night and it’s kept projecting up to the current length as she continued to scratch.
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She maintained that her parents have sought medical attention at Nixon Memorial hospital at Segbwema and several herbalists within the community but no improvement.
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Her grand father Saidu Moriba said this is the first time he is seeing such wonder in his life time, and that they are baffled as what to do to save her from this trouble. He revealed that several prayers and sacrifices have been done on her behalf but the problem still remains and they are asking for assistance.
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Don't forget to comment if you have a differential πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½. Thank you!

Medical jokes!!!



When your pen is #Taken by Zdoggmd....lol

Monday, 28 November 2016

Medical Inventions


Awesome inventions πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ¨πŸ¨. That vein device will be very useful in paediatrics especially in dehydrated childrenπŸ˜€πŸ˜€.

Who Deserves The Damsel?

LmaoπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. Who deserves the damsel?

Fake Soldier Also Posed As A Doctor


Do you remember the fake soldier that was arrested last Friday in Abuja? It turns out she was also parading herself as a doctor.

The Guards Brigade of the Nigerian Army has said the lady identified as Juliana Gumel operated an unregistered clinic at the Dutse area of Abuja. . A statement signed on behalf of the Guards Brigade by Major Abdulahi Abba stated that the 42-year old woman had been operating the illegal facility identified as El-Sone Clinic and Maternity located at Buki Village, Dutse, off the Bwari Expressway, Abuja since 2014.

Abba said that the fake major lived in a makeshift apartment as a doctor in the area. . He said that the house and the clinic of the impostor had been sealed off by the military as a crime scene, adding that the case would be handed over to the police at the end of the ongoing investigation.

Abba dismissed the claim that the woman was arrested along the Abuja Keffi Road with children strapped with bombs. . He gave her real name as JUMMAI ANN (surname withheld.) .

Friday, 25 November 2016

Medical Cake- Yay or Nay?



Obstetrically explicit #cakeπŸ‘€πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. It even has meconium 😁😁😁. . Can you order this cake style?πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰

HIV statistics for Lagos


On Wednesday, Dr Oluseyi Temowo, the Chief Executive Officer, Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA) revealed that at least 9, 579 people tested positive to HIV of the 616, 318 that attended the HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) awareness programme from January to June, 2016. . Temowo spoke at a news conference in Ikeja to mark the 2016 World AIDS Day with the theme: “Hands Up for #HIV Prevention’’.

Temowo said that in 2015, a total number of 599, 560 people were counselled, tested and received results out of which 15, 311 people were found to be positive. The LSACA chief said that 52, 803 people living with the scourge were currently on Antiretrovirals (ARVs).

 “These statistics simply means that there are many more people who are not aware that they have the virus, that is why knowing one’s status is very important. “It is a common knowledge that an HIV positive person can be symptom free for 10 years and will continue to infect others, if not checked and treated. “Being HIV positive does not translate to death with appropriate medications,” he said. . "We implore residents to visit all government hospitals within their areas to access free HCT, while HCT trucks will move around to reach other areas for this purpose.

 "We also advise people to ensure these various means of prevention- condom use, harm reduction, voluntary medical male circumcision, prevention of mother-to-child transmission, counselling and testing,” he said. .

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Case Study: Osteosarcoma


πŸ“Έ: Gnathic osteosarcoma. . πŸ“šπŸ“šGnathic osteosarcoma is a subtype of osteosarcoma that primarily affects the mandible (horizontal ramus) and maxilla (alveolar ridge, sinus floor, and palate). . It occurs 60% in males and has an older onset (~30 years) and a peak incidence: 30-40 years. . It presents as a gnawing pain and swelling in the mandible and maxilla. . Treatment plan generally includes: πŸ‘‰πŸ½preoperative chemotherapy πŸ‘‰πŸ½surgical excision πŸ‘‰πŸ½postoperative chemotherapy. . Generally, osteosarcoma of the mandible has a more favorable prognosis than of the maxilla. .

Medical Joke



πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚Just in case you ever thought counting to 3 before lifting the patient was unimportant. Now you know why😁😁😁😁....#medicaljoke

#WCW

Our first #WCW is Nurse Powede Eniola Lawrence, who doubles as a pilot and former Miss Tourism Nigeria😍😍😍😍. #beautyandbrains .
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Just imagine she's your nurseπŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜‰

Health Riddle


Do you think this riddle applies only to Nigeria and Africa?πŸ€”πŸ€” Let us know πŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌ
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Cc: @deeedocπŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ‘πŸ½


Monday, 21 November 2016

Mystery Diagnosis!!



Poor little boy😰😰😰. Name a differential diagnosis besides hydrocephalus πŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌ.

Video: Foreign Body Removal



Try guessing how a phone got in thereπŸ˜³πŸ˜³πŸ‘€
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πŸ“šπŸ¨ Foreign body forceps are used when removing foreign bodies inside the throat.
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The esophagus has 3 areas of narrowing where foreign bodies are most likely to become entrapped:
πŸ‘‰πŸ½the upper esophageal sphincter (UES), which consists of the cricopharyngeus muscle.
πŸ‘‰πŸ½the crossover of the aorta and
πŸ‘‰πŸ½the lower esophageal sphincter (LES).
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Sunday, 20 November 2016

"20 rupees" doctor buried, thousands of patients mourn


The streets of Sidhapudur near Gandhipuram in Coimbatore overflowed with people on Sunday morning, as thousands descended to pay their respects to the much-beloved “20-rupees doctor”.
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Dr Balasubramaniam, who passed away from a cardiac arrest on Friday, earned the moniker of “20-rupees doctor” because that was the maximum fee he charged from any of his patients.
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He first started off charging his patients just Rs 2 for a consultation, slowly increasing it over the years by small amounts. Even until two years ago, he only asked his patients for a fee of Rs 10.
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These fees were charged from patients only if the doctor gave them an injection or medicines, says Bhoopathy , a patient who had been visiting him for 10 years. “We would spend perhaps Rs 30 on medicines, give the doctor Rs 20. We never spent more than Rs 50. And we were always cured of our ailments. If we went back to him again, he wouldn’t take more money from us.”
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“God has given me sufficient money to take care of myself. I am helping the sick and the weak recover their health. Let God do the rest of the work,” Dr Balasubramaniam had told CovaiPost last year.
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May his soul rest in peaceπŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ½
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Mystery Diagnosis


Poor little boy😰😰😰. Name a differential diagnosis besides hydrocephalus πŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌπŸ‘‡πŸΌ.

Friday, 18 November 2016

Antibiotic resistance awareness

Nigerian medical students are awesome and doing a great job raising awareness of antibiotic resistance πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½.

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Medical Jokes!!




When your tyre has a tumour, you call it___________πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

Doctor Assaults Nurse At Abaji General Hospital

A medical doctor at Abaji General Hospital, allegedly assaulted a nurse of the hospital, Habiba Gana recently.
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Several reports say Nurse Gana had complained to the doctor about the manner he handled a woman in labour and he was offended, prompting his pouncing on her.
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A source said , "The nurse had asked the doctor to be more cautious in handling the woman who was in labour pains for hours but the doctor got angry and pounced on the nurse."
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Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Meet Dr. Stanley Okoro, A Nigerian Plastic Surgeon


Meet Dr. Stanley A. Okoro, a Nigerian plastic surgeon based in Atlanta, Georgia. He runs both @Georgiaplastic and @AbujaPlastics.
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Dr. Okoro is a native of Orlu in Imo state and left Nigeria when he was 16 to further his education in the U.S.
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He's doubly certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Okoro's also a member of the American College of Surgeons and American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Monday, 14 November 2016

Video: Incisional Hernia


An incisional hernia is the protrusion of abdominal organs through a weakened area in the abdominal wall at the incision site of a previous abdominal surgery with a well-healed skin wound.

Herniation is more likely in vertical incisions than in horizontal (transverse) incisions.

Predisposing factors include: Intense coughing, straining due to constipation, pregnancy, obesity, vomiting, or physical activity involving the abdomen.

Sunday, 13 November 2016

Medical Jokes



Look carefully before you agree or disagreeπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚.

Doctor Jokes



Nigerian doctors come in and defend yourselvesπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. Meanwhile, the economy has not pushed us this far πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ @klintoncod

HEALTH APP FOR ALL NIGERIANS



A Nigerian doctor has designed Hudibia, an app for all health professionals and patients.
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The app which has multi-lingual features, allows doctors and patients to communicate in local Nigerian languages as well as other major international languages such as English, French, and Arabic.
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The video feature also makes it possible for doctors to interact face- to -face or arrange a physical meeting.
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Amadi said, “The app is to address public health awareness and issues of fake drugs. It is a good way of getting second opinion about health issues. Examinations can be done on patients and doctors from anywhere around the world can also attend to people healthcare need. Drugs by prescription by can bought from the registered pharmacies on the app.”
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Dr. Ahjoku Amadi-Obi is a Physician/Scientist with professional experience spanning Africa, Europe and USA and is a trained Surgeon and Emergency Medicine Doctor, fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He was a research scientist in NIH in Bethesda, MD, USA for 8 years and a research fellow in telemedicine and works on wearable technologies in healthcare.
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The app is available for free on all Apple and Android devices.

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Ogun State Bans Auxiliary Nurses From Running Health Facilities


A photo posted by Dr. HealthThenMore (@healththenmore) on

The Ogun Government on Wednesday banned auxiliary nurses from running health facilities across the state, saying they lack the required expertise to do so.

Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, Commissioner for Health, announced this during a tour of health facilities in Abeokuta South and Odeda local government areas of the state.

Ipaye said the exercise was to ensure compliance with registration and re-validation of private health facilities.

Video: Why women should not wear bras


Oh reallyπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. Who agrees with this video?πŸ€”


Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Siamese Twins Delivery



Siamese twinning occurs when the inner cell mass derived from a single zygote divides 12 days or more after fertilization.
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Conjoined twins are typically classified by the point at which their bodies are joined. The common forms are:
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1. Thoraco-omphalopagus: Two bodies fused from the upper chest to the lower chest. These twins usually share a heart, and may also share the liver or part of the digestive system.
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2. Thoracopagus: Two bodies fused from the upper thorax to lower belly. The heart is always involved in these cases. As of 2015, separation of a genuinely shared heart has not offered survival to two twins; a designated twin may survive if allotted the heart, sacrificing the other twin.
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3. Omphalopagus: Two bodies fused at the lower abdomen. Unlike thoracopagus, the heart is never involved in these cases; however, the twins often share a liver, digestive system, diaphragm and other organs.
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4. Parasitic twins: Twins that are asymmetrically conjoined, resulting in one twin that is small, less formed, and dependent on the larger twin for survival.
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5. Craniopagus: Fused skulls, but separate bodies. These twins can be conjoined at the back of the head, the front of the head, or the side of the head, but not on the face or the base of the skull.
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Medical Joke


πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚......Just start singing 🎼: "And then the hero comes alive, with the strength to carry on...and you cast your fears aside.....'cos you know you can survive" 🎀🎀in Mariah Carey's voiceπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚.


Saturday, 5 November 2016

Fart Causes Fire In The Theatre



A patient who farted during a surgical procedure in Tokyo, Japan allegedly sparked a fire that seriously burned her, according to a hospital report.😱😱
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The unnamed woman, in her 30s, was undergoing an operation in April at Tokyo Medical University Hospital that involved applying a laser to her cervix, when the laser ignited.
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The blaze burned much of her body, including her waist and legs, according to a hospital report released on October 28.
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The committee charged with investigating the incident ruled that there were no flammable materials nearby at the time of the surgery and that the equipment was operating normally, leading them to conclude that the women's flatulence was the cause.
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"When the patient's intestinal gas leaked into the space of the operation (room), it ignited with the irradiation of the laser," the report states, "and the burning spread, eventually reaching the surgical drape and causing the fire."😲😲

Nigerian boy lists conditions for visiting the hospital


 Lmao....

Funny Medical Picture



Can you forgive himπŸ˜‰πŸ˜œπŸ˜€πŸ˜€? #tappingcurrent

Thursday, 3 November 2016

A Nigeria-based young doctor has been nominated as a delegate of the World Medical Association to the United Nations Climate Change Conference for 2016 COP22

Dr Gbujie Daniel Chidubem, a Rivers state-based practising doctor who works at University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Choba, has been nominated and confirmed by the World Medical Association(WMA) as one of the 8 delegates going to the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP22 from the 7th-19th November 2016.

The final list of confirmed participants was released few week ago by Staff at the World Medical Association (WMA) headquarters in France.

WMA is the global federation of National Medical Associations of various countries,the organisation represent millions of doctors worldwide and also act on behalf of patients and physicians.

The WMA delegates list released include the following persons and country.
1.Lujain Alqodmani - Kuwait
2.Gbujie Daniel Chidubem - Nigeria
3.Mardelangel Zapata - Peru
4.Diogo C Martins - Portugal
5.Sofia Lindegren - Sweden
6.Yassen Tcholakov - Canada
7.Nadim Nimeh - USA
8.Mukti R Shrestha - Nepal

Dr.Gbujie , is a seasoned environment activist and union leader within the medical profession, he was the Secretary General of National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD)2014 to 2015, believed to be one of the finest young intellectual minds to have come out of Nigeria and Africa.

He comes highly recommended by officials of the World Medical Association. An Associate Member of the World Medical Association, he is practising as a general oral surgeon and also the publication director of Junior Doctors’ Network Internationally. He developed a youth based initiative program in an NGO based in the Southeastern part of Nigeria called the SURE Health Organization, in which he is the chief medical volunteer, this youth based program communicates and collaborate with rural residents on climate change by giving an African perspective on how to mitigate and adapt to these climate changes.
He has been invited to present his work on climate change at the 6th  international conference on climate change and humanity ICCCH 2017 Penang, Malaysia in January 2017 and 9th International Conference on Climate Change: impact and response, holding in Cambridge, UK by April 2017.
Gbujie is a member of the NextGen Climate, an international climate change NGO based in California, United States. advocating for a global action against climate change.

He believes that mankind has a moral obligation to protect the earth and help ensure that every individual shares the benefits of a better environment and a healthy climate. He has been reaching out to professionals across the globe and especially African youths on a lot of general health issues and climate change challenges and its impact on health.

His critical individual intellectual capacity to think is believed to be an added advantage to his country as proposed by his fellow colleagues across Africa, his work on climate change is believed to be a good investment in the future of climate change impact in health care in Nigeria and also Africa.

A professor of occupational & environmental Medicine Dr. Porris revealed that Individuals like him can make the country Nigeria and continent, better prepared for climate change challenge especially as they bring an African perspective to climate change, a lot of developing and poor nations in Africa and across the globe seem to be the area of worse hit by climate change effects from the record available he said"

The UN Conference tagged " Marrakech Climate Change Conference", is the twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) and the 12th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 12) will hold in Bab Ighli Palace,Morocco.

Gbujie will be the only African in this year's delegation from the World Medical Association to the United Nations conference making him the first African to be nominated to any COP engagement by the WMA.

This is wishing him a great outing and congratulatory message for making Nigeria and Africa proud.
The various African government should find ways to encourage young men and women to advance the African perspective on a global issue, at of brilliant brains like him are scattered all over the continent of Africa looking for opportunity or platform to express themselves.

Culled from

Barulaganye Dikeledi
Freelance reporter

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Retinal Detachment Surgery


Surgery is the only treatment for retinal detachment . The goals of surgery are:

  • To reattach the retina.
  • To prevent or reverse vision loss.

Almost all retinal detachments can be repaired with scleral buckle surgery, pneumatic retinopexy, or vitrectomy.

Common methods of repairing a retinal detachment include:

  • Pneumatic retinopexy. In this procedure, your eye doctor injects a gas bubble into the middle of the eyeball. The gas bubble floats to the detached area and lightly presses the detached retina to the wall of the eye. The eye doctor then uses a freezing probe (cryopexy) or laser beam (photocoagulation) to seal the tear in the retina.
  • Scleral buckling surgery. Your eye doctor places a piece of silicone sponge, rubber, or semi-hard plastic on the outer layer of your eye and sews it in place. This relieves pulling (traction) on the retina, preventing tears from getting worse, and it supports the layers of the retina.
  • Vitrectomy. This is the removal of the vitreous gel from the eye. Vitrectomy gives your eye doctor better access to the retina and other tissues. It allows him or her to peel scar tissue off the retina, repair holes, close very large tears, and directly flatten a retinal detachment.



Family doctor charged with adultery

Micheal Owoicho, a Jos-based family doctor, has been docked at a Jos Upper Area Court 1 in Plateau on allegations of adultery and ...