Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku

Pediatrics
Margate , FL
45 years experience female

Locations

Kidscare Pediatrics

Margate , FL

Address

7442 Royal Palm Blvd , Margate , FL, United States
Directions

Fax

9549710098

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

Cigna

Coventry Health Care

Amerigroup

Humana Insurance Company

Tricare

Medicaid

UnitedHealthcare

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Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Florida

Doctor Q&A

79 Answers
52 Agrees
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
See Pediatrician: We are in the flu season. Your son may have bronchiolitis which is caused by a virus. Do not give over the counter cough medicine which does not work ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Obesity: BMI is a measure of ones weight to height. Normal BMI is 18 - 24. BMI of 25 is overweight. BMI of 30 is Obese and BMI of greater than 35 is morbid obe... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
It depends: CMV Positive IgG and negative IgM, means that the baby's mother contacted the disease in the past but no longer has the disease. The antibodies just p... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Ignore: 1) Get Pediatrician 2) Attend therapy 3)Love your child as you much 3) Respond to his special needs.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
See your doctor: The urine needs to be repeated. A persistent high protein needs to be reviewed by a nephrologist. More tests need to be done to rule out a disease o... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
No, Condom is a must: Birth control pills protect you from getting pregnant but does not protect you from STD, especially HIV. If having sex is painful, see your doctor
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Eat a balanced diet: If you are concerned about how you look, the first thing is to eat a balanced diet with enough calories for your age and level of activity. Being maln... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Give fruits/ vegetab: Excessive suppository is not good. It may make him dependent for life. Give him sliced oranges or watermelon everyday with breakfast and lunch. Give ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Toilet training: Toilet training has got to be fun ( like a game for the child) no 2 year old wants to be told what to do. Put him on the toilet or get a potty, first ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
It depends: Asthma is a reversible, obstructive lung disease that is usually triggered by allergies, virus infection, exercise and/ or emotions. A lot of children... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Keep wound clean: Apply bacitracin ointment to his face after you have thoroughly washed the wound with tap water. Keep the wound dry and it should heal without complic... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
See your doctor: Taking pills every night, to help you sleep at the age of 16y is not a good idea. If you have sleeping problem that lasts for more than 1 week, you ne... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Cold blisters: Cold sore or fever blisters is fairly common in children. Make sure your child is drinking fluids OK. The rash will dry out and resolve in 3 - 7 days.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
See specialist: If you are overweight you need to lose weight. See Gastrointestinal Specialist who will be able to determine if your symptoms are caused by a bacteri... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Give water to drink: Get him to drink a lot of water. His bladder will be full and he will probably pee. If he is still unable to pee 1 hour after drinking about 4 cups of... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
May be normal: You did not specify how old your child is. To be able to accurately interprete labs it's important to know age. Low granulocytes and high lymphocytes ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Spit up or drooling?: Spit up and drooling are common in babies. Spit up is caused by mild GE reflux. Drooling is caused by excessive salivation which accompanies early sta... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Yes: You did not say how old you were when you had a menstrual period for the first time. It is possible that you have PCOS. You need to see your doctor wh... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Use lubricant: Your partner was probably not patient for you to get lubricated before the penetration. Next time use a lubricant with the condom. See your pediatrici... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
It is possible: A lot of patients with Asthma get tightness of the chest and cough at night during an acute attack. You need to be examined by your MD who will be abl... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Delay maturity: You probably mean that they are delayed in stopping bed wetting at night. If they are not able to control their bladder or bowels during the day after... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Retractile testicule: Retractile testicule is normal in children, provided you can get the testicule to descend into the scrotum with gentle maneuver. As he grows older, th... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
See your doctor imm : Is there a family history of allergies, bronchitis or asthma? Your child needs to see the Pediatrician. He probably has inhaled a foreign body or he m... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Probably colic: You did not tell us how old your son is. If he is between 3 weeks and 3 months of age, he probably has Colic. Colic is a condition where the baby's be... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Maybe: it is impossible to tell 100% without a strep. test. You may very well have " mono" . Mononucleosis and strep have rapid tests which will give you an ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
See Pediatrician : Your child has allergies causing sinusitis and maybe bronchitis/ asthma. You need to see your Pediatrician who will give you a medication to treat and... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Yes, postictal sleep: febrile seizures typically occur in children of 6 months to 6 years. The seizure lasts for less than 15 minutes and there is a postictal phase during ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Give Milk anyway : Many toddlers hate to drink milk. Give milk in cereal and add milk to any food item you can. Give yogurt, which contains calcium which needed for thei... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Not really : Headache in a 7 yr old is not normal but it might be due to migraines or stress headaches. He needs to be evaluated by the Pediatrician, to rule out o... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Possible: It is possible to get botulism but it is unlikely. Watch out for symptoms 18 - 36hrs after ingestion. Symptoms in infants are lethargy, weakness, poo... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Yes: If your dog gets rabies from contact with a rabid animal, he can transfer it to your daughter by licking or biting. Keep your dog away from wild anima... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Yes, it will resolve: Virus infections usually resolve spontaneously. Just make sure he is drinking sufficient fluids. All symptoms should be gone in 5 to 10 days
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A male asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Could be normal: It is most likely normal breast development that adolescent males get while going through puberty. It usually resolves or you may get the same "lump "... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
See Pediatrician : You did not say how old your child is or if he has a history of asthma or bronchitis. Do not give any “cough medicine “. None of the OTC cough medicat... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
May be normal : Breastfed babies usually poop once a day, but they sometimes go for 1- 2 days without a poop. If there is no poop after the 3rd day, or if she seems t... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Hand, foot and mouth: Hand foot and mouth disease usually presents with Papular or pustular rash on the lips, palm of hands and sole of feet. There may also be a fever. Wha... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
No: The birth control pills help to regulate your hormone production and menstrual cycle
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A female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Use Saline Nose Drop: It is well known that children can' t localize pain, especially at the age of 1 y. He may be having a sore throat but pointing to his nose. It is also... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Yes: Children with Tracheobronchomalacia have a weakness in the airway. This predisposes them to airway obstruction because of the accumulation of mucus. T... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
No: Polycystic ovaries cause a lot of pain for which you need to see your gynecologist for pain medicine. A lot of polycystic ovaries resolve spontaneousl... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Describe the rash: You did not describe what the rash looks like and for how long she has had the rash. The commonest rash on the palm of the hand that sometimes spread ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Moisturizing lotion: Are there any rashes? Your child needs to do allergy test to see if your doctor can figure out what she is allergic to. Has any blood test being done ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
No: If you have tubes in your ears, it means that your external ear is open into your middle ear. When you use peroxide in your external ear, it is to dis... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Sinusitis: It is possible that your sinuses are congested. You need to see your doctor for examination. There are medications that will help.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Yes, it is possible: It depends on the type of oral contraceptive pill you take. Low dose pills are sensitive to failure to take pills same time everyday. If you have prob... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
May be pregmany: you did not say for how long your period has been irregular nor did you mention how long ago you were with the boy. It is important to know that you c... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Take albuterol neb: you did not say how long you have had pain. It is possible that you are wheezing and not aware of it. Continue to take the singulair (montelukast) and... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Benign: Shudder attacks are benign and mean nothing. They usually disappear spontaneously in a few years. There is no life long issues and they do not turn in... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Hydrocortisone Cream: You can get Hydrocortisone cream 1%. It is over the counter, apply this to the itchy rash. If the rash is not gone in 48hours, or if the rash is gett... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adetokunboh Ajoku
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Not necessarily: A lot children in traumatic situations get post traumatic syndrome which leaves them with a lot of psychological problems. It is also possible to go t... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ajoku is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ajoku is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dec 1, 2015
I am grateful for this doctor this Thanksgiving!
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This saved my life. Thank you. Doc after 10minutes of sleep he woke up normal. My observation for his Febrile Sz was rapid increased of Temp first day of sickness. He's a normal and active child even...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for including information about what can aggravate celiac/eczema.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much for your reply. He is 9 yrs old

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Lagos College of Medicine, Nigeria
Graduated 1978MD

Residency

ALBERT EINSTEIN MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1998

Awards

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