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THE MUCH DREADED HEPATITIS

THE MUCH DREADED HEPATITIS

  • 11 months ago
  • MY HEALTH

Well, here are the facts on hepatitis so as to have your doubts cleared. Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Shikena! This can be caused by viruses, alcohol or anything that can harm the liver, including some drugs. We shall focus on viral hepatitis however, being a dreaded form of hepatitis.

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DANGER SIGNS AFTER DELIVERY

DANGER SIGNS AFTER DELIVERY

  • 11 months ago
  • Maternal and child

While one has to be grateful for a safe delivery, I'd like to point out that a lot of attention still has to be paid to the mother's health, not just the baby.

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My Baby is 'TEETHING'. Huh???

My Baby is 'TEETHING'. Huh???

  • 11 months ago
  • Maternal and child

Development of teeth is not always the primary reason for children having high grade fever, stooling, vomiting or coughing profusely as people insinuate.

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PROSTATE CANCER -THE CAUSES

PROSTATE CANCER -THE CAUSES

  • 11 months ago
  • MY HEALTH

The prostate is a vital gland in the male. It secretes fluid that helps to maintain the vitality of the sperm. Prostate cancer is regarded as the most commonly diagnosed cancer in males. It is rare before 50 years but its occurrence increases thereafter.

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CRACKED OR SORE NIPPLES? .....WAY FORWARD

CRACKED OR SORE NIPPLES? .....WAY FORWARD

  • 11 months ago
  • Maternal and child

There is usually some degree of "help" for a nursing mum, especially that coming from experienced mothers. Deciding on which advice to follow may also be challenging, hence this post.

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NEW BORN BABIES AND INFECTIONS

NEW BORN BABIES AND INFECTIONS

  • 11 months ago
  • Maternal and child

Your newborn is so precious that you and your family would want to do everything to protect him/ her. With a healthy baby, your family stays happy.

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CARING FOR THE UMBILICAL CORD OF A NEW BORN

CARING FOR THE UMBILICAL CORD OF A NEW BORN

  • 11 months ago
  • Maternal and child

The umbilical cord of a baby usually falls off 5- 10 days after delivery. However, it needs to be kept clean and dry for proper healing to take place, in order to avoid complications.

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BREAST SELF EXAMINATION

BREAST SELF EXAMINATION

  • 11 months ago
  • MY HEALTH

It should be carried out 3 to 5 days after your menses, and you should repeat this every month.

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BENEFITS OF BREASTFEEDING

BENEFITS OF BREASTFEEDING

  • 11 months ago
  • Maternal and child

Quite a number of people are aware of some of the benefits of breastfeeding (especially exclusive breast feeding - "baby friendly") to the baby, but not many are conversant with how valuable it is to the mother and the family as a whole.

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LASSA FEVER

LASSA FEVER

  • 1 year ago
  • MY HEALTH

LASSA FEVER was named after the town LASSA in Borno state, Nigeria, where it was first discovered in 1969. The host is a rodent, a multimammate rat, Mastomys natalensis.

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