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My foul-smelling farts

I am a healthy 30 year old mother of two. Although I have been farting previously without any problems, my farts have now become more frequent and very smelly. This has caused me a lot of embarrassment especially when in a public place. I…

Any sex stimulants for women?

I am a vibrant and agile 45-year-old woman. My husband is complaining that I am too lazy in bed. When I mentioned this to some of my friends, they gave me a drug called ‘Break The Bed’ They said it is a very good sex stimulant for women. I…

My uncle’s leg sore

I recently went to the village and saw my 50 year old Uncle who has had a deep sore on his left ankle for the past 5 years in spite of all kinds of treatments at the local Health Centre. He also used some native herbs because of the belief…

Cousin’s bad dentition

My 30 year old cousin’s upper set of teeth are all protruding thus giving her a very ugly appearance. Somebody said that a Dentist can still help her to reset the teeth. Is this still possible at her age? Jennifer (by SMS)Russia to…

Pain in my scrotum

I am a healthy 35 year old devoted Muslim. I have been having severe pains in my left scrotum. This I was told is due to my lack of sex or too much sugar. Kindly let me know what to do about this because I am afraid of my future. Saliu (by…

Bleeding after sex

I have been trying to get pregnant for the past few years only for a recent scan to show that I have some fibroids in my uterus. According to my doctor, these fibroids are the cause of my infertility and the solution is to remove them.…

Pregnancy and fibroids

I have been trying to get pregnant for the past few years only for a recent scan to show that I have some fibroids in my uterus. According to my doctor, these fibroids are the cause of my infertility and the solution is to remove them.…

I have type 2 diabetes

I am a type 2 diabetes patient. Doctor, I am just fed up with this life. In what way can you be of help to me?Paul (by SMS) FG says no plan to remove fuel subsidyType 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way your…

Can I have a baby at 50?

I recently remarried after a widowhood of 5 years. Now I am under pressure by my in laws to have a baby for my new husband because of the belief that a baby will enhance our marriage. I am however worried by the likely health hazards of…