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Can cassava cure cancer?

I read about a man with cancer of the bladder who got cured after eating cassava three times a day for one month. The report said that it was the Vitamin B17 in Cassava that did the trick and that eating boiled cassava can cure all forms of cancer. Kindly let me know if this […]
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Is this leprosy?

I was part of my social club team that visited a Leper Colony sometime last year. Even though we did not physically touch any of the lepers, I am worried because of some rashes I recently noticed on my right hand. The rashes which have refused to go after a long treatment are getting bigger […]
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My missing testicle

I am a 17-year-old student. I recently noticed that unlike my other mates, I have only one testicle in my scrotum. On enquiry, my mother informed me that I was born that way.  Can I father a child with just one testicle? Kindly let me know what I can do about this. I am afraid. […]
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Sugary drinks and early death

I recently read somewhere that regular consumption of sugary drinks may lead to early death. I love soft drinks and sugary beverages a lot. Kindly let me know what I can do to stop taking them. Tajudeen (by SMS) Apart from the fact that both sugar sweetened and artificially sweetened drinks are linked to diabetes […]
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Are zero sugar drinks helpful?

In my attempt to stop adding weight, I decided to be taking zero sugar soft drinks but I discovered that they even taste sweeter than conventional soft drinks. Can you tell me why? Will zero sugar drinks make me to lose weight? Jejelola (by SMS) Dietician says use of detox tea for weight loss is […]
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My constant headache

I have been having a constant headache for the past two years now. The pain usually comes from my neck and radiates to the head. I normally use Tramadol drug as a pain reliever but I am afraid of its side effects as well as its expensive cost. Kindly help me out as I live […]
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Addicted to toothpicks

I have been using toothpicks after meals for the past five years because of the space between my teeth where bits of food particles get stuck. However, I read somewhere that using toothpicks is bad for the teeth. Unfortunately, I am addicted to toothpicks and I don’t know how to stop using them. Usman (by […]
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Hair on my chin

I am in my late 50s. A few months ago, I discovered a few strands of hair on my chin. Now, the hair has grown to more than 10 strands. Kindly let me know what to do about the situation Mrs Chinwe (by SMS) A woman who has a lot of hair growing in places […]
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I leak urine when I cough

I am a 60-year-old woman. Any time I cough, I used to leak urine from my private part. Kindly let me know what to do about this. Safiya (by SMS) Leakage of urine when coughing is usually caused by a form of stress incontinence leading to urine incontinence. This occurs, when the muscles that prevent […]
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My father’s constipation

My 70-year-old father has been complaining of constipation for the past 2 months. Kindly let me know how to manage his case. David(by SMS) Chronic constipation is common in adults older than 60 years, and symptoms occur in up to 50% of nursing home residents. Primary constipation is also referred to as functional constipation. Secondaryconstipation […]
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