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Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla

Internal Medicine
Bowie, MD
female

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Wednesday: 7:00am - 5:00pm
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Bio

I am a Nigerian born doctor and received my medical education at the University of Ibadan Nigeria graduating in 1987. I did my post graduate education in the US and have practiced in the United States ever since 1995. I am double boarded in Internal Medicine,Obesity Medicine and have been in the Emergency Department for over 2 decades.I am a mother and love to run.

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Bariatrics

Licenses

United States: District Of Columbia, Indiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Texas, Virginia

Doctor Q&A

610 Answers
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A male asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
YOUR DOCTOR!!!: Go to your doctor to take this out.That is the safest way
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
I hope not!!!: I would like to believe that would never happen. Could it happen? Of course yes but I don't know of any.They are human too. If you need help, don't be... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
???Cause: Difficult to say what this could be without further questioning and evaluation.Diagnosis range from allergic reaction to insect bite and infection. Ph... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
None: Yes it is healthy for husbands and wives to have intercourse and daily intimacy should cause you no problems. Goodluck
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Restless leg Syndrom: Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder characterized by throbbing, pulling, creeping, or other unpleasant sensations in the legs and ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Best to exercise: To answer your question,that is a deficit of 4200 calories par week. On the average 3500 calorie deficit should cause 1pound of fat loss,You also lose... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Evaluation: Get it checked out by your PCP as soon as possible more importantly because of your significant family history and don,t delay. Good luck and happy ne... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Specialist call: It is time to see the Orthodontist. Make an appointment for an evaluation
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: Anything that will reduce your height will entail some manipulation by you or a form of pathology . Remember that there is always something to do at a... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
EMS: I hope you have Emergency Service in Australia as that would be your best bet to help get your family member to the hospital/doctor for the care he ne... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Vitamins: Supplement your healthy daily healthy meals with daily vitamins as approved by your physician. Goodluck
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: You could be pregnant if you are sexually active without any form of protection. Get a home pregnancy test. Current kits Pretty accurate after 7to 14... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
?????????: Are you using all these antibiotics all at once or one after the other. Has any cultures been done to determine what the bug is really sensitive to? T... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pelvic exam: You may have an infection . It is important to get a pelvic exam .
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No but not unusual: This may occur due to some hormonal abnormalities which usually resets itself. If it doesn,t see your PCP or GYN
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Trauma could occur during intercourse and with significant pain as you have described,it is important to get a pelvic exam done to make sure there is ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Abscess: This could be an infection and you should get it evaluated.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Possibly a lipoma: This may likely be a lipoma but the examining doctor will be best able to tell you what it is.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Possible: Women can typically get a discharge anytime in their menstrual cycle but this should not be mal odorous,colored or symptomatic in any way. If it is,se... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Hard to tell how small is small as you may need stitches. If your tetanus shot is not up to date ,you will need that as well.meanwhile,clean the wound... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
UTI: You may have urinary tract infection,and need to be seen. Any form of ulcer or rashes there can also cause burning when you "pee"
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: Women have discharge during various times in the cycle. This may not be abnormal. If sexually active,you may do a pregnancy test. Most kits are pretty... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Healthy diet: Change your life style. Eat healthy,more vegetable than starchy foods,an apple a day,less red meat and daily exercise. Good luck
A male asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Microwave : I use.the microwave and.depending on.size of.cup.,half minute to one minute is usually okay
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Normal: Normal to have occasional discharge which varies based on the phase of your menstrual cycle.With no other symptoms ,it should not be a cause for conce... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
HPT: Just get a home pregnancy test especially if you have been sexually active. If negative repeat in 1 week . Good luck
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Evaluation: Abdominal pain warrants an evaluation to exclude serious conditions and more especially if you are pregnant. In your age group it usually turns out to... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
YES: Sounds like nerve impingement pain.You certainly should get this checked out immediately especially with it coming on so suddenly and if your doctor c... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
EVALUATION: If viral you should start to see some improvement within a week but if you still feel the same seek medical attention.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Constipation: The white stuff in your stool is mucus and can be caused by various conditions such as constipation, infection or inflammation. It is important to see... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Possibly: If you are on your period,the blood could be mixed with the urine. If not blood in the urine could be indicative of infection,kidney stone etc which w... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pelvic exam: You would need a pelvic exam by a medical practitioner and to determine the cause and appropriate treatment needed if any
A male asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yeast: Jock itch is caused by a fungus which grows in warm moist environment. OTC antifungal cream or powder available for treatment. If no improvement after... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: If you continue to have sexual contact with the same partner who has not been treated,you can get reinfected. You may need to have repeat treatment. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Check up: It is worthwhile to have your doctor evaluate you.You may eventually need to be referred to Ear Nose and Throat specialist. Start with your PCP
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
: ?Pregnant: For a normal pregnancy, the HCG level doubles every 48hours. Pls discuss with your OB
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Evaluation: Get a pelvic exam and swabbing. Most women have normal discharge which is not indicative of infection. Evaluation will make sure it is not an infectio... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Healthy diet: Healthy diet and exercise. Keep face clean. avoid touching your face and you may use over the counter acne moisturizing cream or gel.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Possibly: Get a pregnancy test done especially if you are sexually active and if you are see an Obstetrician. If not still see your doctor. Pregnancy does not c... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Nasal Sores: Painful nasal sores can be caused by trauma if you are a nose picker,bacterial infections cold and dry weather and the herpes virus. The treatment is ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Diet: Watch your diet. Incorporate plenty of fiber and adequate fluids. Make sure you are not on medications that can cause this. If this does not help, yo... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Don,t be scared: My condolences on your cousins death. To allay your anxiety pay a visit to your doctor and inform the doctor of your family history. Discuss any sympt... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: Even small amounts of alcohol daily may affect the liver and while taking acetaminophen of that amount may not cause an overdose, it may be danger... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: The menstrual cycle varies from person to person and so does the menstrual period which typically last from 2 to 7days. It is common to have longer pe... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: There are some hormonal changes that take place causing the release of the egg during ovulation. These changes take some time to occur and is variable... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Stress: Stress causes a release of cortisol which increases your appetite and causes you to eat. Try stress reducing therapy and avoid stress at all cost. You... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Needs a doctor: Without adequate information it is impossible to make a diagnosis or even say if there is a cure or not. It is obvious that your mother needs to see a... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Healthy choice: Brown rice is the unrefined version of white rice. It has plenty of fiber and minerals with the effect of promoting weight loss,stabilizing blood suga... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
YES: Your menstrual period is hormone related. First we need to make sure the reason you did not have a period is unrelated to pregnancy if you are sexuall... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
HPT: Not likely but consider the fact that any unprotected sexual encounter can result in pregnancy, it would be prudent to do a HPT to find out . The one... Read More

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Oct 16, 2014
Knowledgeable expert in Internal Medicine. Highly recommend.
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Apr 1, 2015
strongly recommend her to tackle issues emanating from africa owing to her knowledgeability of the people and climate
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Akinjagunla is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! due to have an ileostomy within the next 2 weeks and i am scared to death. I was going to have a full colostomy but cancelled that a few months ago. But I am at a point ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Dr. Glynis Ablon below says they dont feel like bugs under your skin if you have Demodetic Rosasea (Type 2) and/or Demodicosis they absolutely do ?
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. I will call. Urinalysis, micro, and culture were done. I never heard about resistance. She ordered prescription before labs.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Medical/Graduate school

University of Ibadan College of Medicine, Nigeria
Graduated 1987MD

Residency

GEORGETOWN MEDICINE PROGRAM

Awards

Founding Rx Editor, First Place, National - Winter
2015
Most Influential, First Place, the Takoma Park Region - Spring
2017
Top Doctor, Third Place, the Takoma Park Region - Spring
2017

Affiliations

American College Of Phyiscians.
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