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What is pylori antigen?

I just had a stool test and the report confirmed that I am positive for Pylori Antigen. Kindly let me know what this means.Samuel (by SMS)No one is too powerful for me to control — BuhariThe Helicobacter Pylori fecal antigen…

My poor erection

I am a 47 year old man. I just discovered that I am becoming sexually weak. When I have erection, it usually comes down in no time. The doctor I saw tested my urine and found nothing wrong with it. He then gave me a tablet to take about an…

Weight problems at 70

I am a 70-year-old woman. Even though I don’t eat all that much, I noticed that I have added a substantial amount of weight. I need your help as I don’t like my current physical appearance.Halima (by SMS)Buhari secretly pursuing…

My daughter’s bow legs

My five-year-old daughter has bow legs which gives her an ugly appearance. Kindly let me know what to do about this. Blessing (by SMS)Sanwo-Olu urges residents to make sacrifices for ‘Greater…Although infants are born with…

I have anal tag

I have been battling what a doctor I saw in 2018 called an ‘Anal Tag’.  It is a skin (maybe a flesh too) which makes me have constipations. It causes no pain on its own (only when I pass out hard stools). I feel my belly is somehow stuffy…

I sometimes feel giddy

I am a 45-year-old seamstress. I sometimes feel giddy with the whole room swimming around me. I have tried all sorts of treatments without any change. Kindly let me know what to do about this. Joy (by SMS)EFCC records over 200 arrests…

Can I try vasectomy?

I am a 50 year old man with three wives and 15 children. I have been trying to stop having children for over three years now but all the family planning I did for my wives have failed. Somebody suggested that doctors can tie up my sperm…

My smelly discharge

I am a 23-year-old female undergraduate. I have a white substance that comes out of my private part. It smells a lot. I have treated it without any improvement. Kindly let me know what I can do about it.Chinwe (by SMS)Reps summon…

Is this epilepsy?

My neighbour’s teenage son sometimes goes into seizures and convulsions with saliva dripping from his mouth while he sometimes passes urine and faeces. I want to know if this is epilepsy and whether I should look for another house so as not…