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Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji

Family Medicine
Atlanta, GA
16 years experience female

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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: California, Georgia, South Carolina

Doctor Q&A

114 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
No: The concern when someone is on chemotherapy is that their immune system is weak and hence the risk to get sick from minor agents increases. So be care... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Not necessarily: All it takes is one lucky time. But the higher the sex frequency, the higher the chances cos there is no way to predict when it will happen. Good luc... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Immediate attention: Headaches can be common but the other associated symptoms you describe make it more serious. Any headache with associated CNS complaints needs to be i... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
OTC med: For gastritis symptoms, trial of Zantac (ranitidine) or Prilosec should help. Take before meals. Good health.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Hemorrhoids: According to UpToDate, grade II hemorrhoid are those that get pushed out of the anus with straining during defecation but also retreat own it's own af... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Pregnancy: These are signs that the baby is probably making its way down. But lower back pain and pelvic pressure are common symptoms in third trimester. There i... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
? biopsy: 2years is a long time for any lesion that refuses to heal. When this happens, it is usually a good idea to get a biopsy of the lesion and make sure it... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
It varies...: Usually hospice indicates anywhere from 1 to 6months but this can definitely vary depending on diagnosis and extent of disease. I'm sorry to hear abou... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Not usually: The sequela of roseola is that the fever resolves and then the rash appears. If the fever is persisting, it could be something else besides roseola. I... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Normal reaction: The body's normal reaction with any type of infection, viral or bacterial and others, is to fight back and that requires use of energy as your body is... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
See a doctor: Swelling of groin lymph should be investigated. Typically, groin lymph nodes don't swell with throat infections given the distance. In most cases, reg... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Various meds: Acid reflux can be managed using medications or lifestyle modifications. Lifestyle modifications include weight loss, small frequent meals, reducing f... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
? tear: Any type of vaginal trauma, including rough sex can cause a tear in the vaginal wall which can be the source of bleeding. A pelvic exam by your doctor... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Lifestyle changes: Diet, exercise, cholesterol medication.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Urgent care: I'll recommend urgent care if your doctor's office is closed. I'll only suggest ER if all else fails and you can't wait till morning. Without seeing t... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Not advised: Smoking is never encouraged at any time, least of all after surgery. The tonsillar area needs to heal and the exposure to smoke only slows the process... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Dizziness: There are quite a few things that can cause dizziness, including but not limited to anemia, dehydration, infection, cardiac and pulmonary disease. See... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Congrats!: Not all defects or deformities can be diagnosed while the baby is still inside the uterus. But at 20-24wks, you should undergo a special ultrasound ca... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
BV: This symptom is likely bacteria vaginosis. It's possible to have it multiple times. Avoid douching and perfumed products in the vagina, minimize baths... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Miscarriage: Miscarriage can be a scary experience. I'm some cases, one May not need to go to the doctor right away. If she starts experiencing dizziness then an e... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Diabetic or not: What you describe maybe acanthosis Nigricans which is usually associated with. Insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is associated with obesity, diab... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
? various causes: Persistent nausea could be as a result of various gastrointestinal issues with the most likely one being the gall bladder. Others include reflux disea... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Sure: There are no known interactions between over-the-counter allergy meds and accutane. Good health.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Heartburn: This is likely heartburn that you are experiencing. Overeating over time will stretch the gate (sphincter) between the esophagus and stomach that keep... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Treatment: Based on what you describe, you may still require antibiotics or even toe nail removal. See a doctor for further evaluation. Good health.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Probably: Its sounds like you may be ovulating. Some females do spot around their ovulation time. Good health.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Anemia: In general terms, it signifies anemia but the high RDW means that your body (bone marrow) is making red blood cells to keep up with the demand. Good h... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: With IUD insertion, the vaginal bleeding/spotting can vary in different people. See a physician to ensure that the IUD is still in place. Good health.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Sun times: The best times are usually early to mid-morning or later in the evening. The sun is a good source of vitamin d and the walking is good exercise. Good ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Depends: If your OB recommends weekly ultrasound then it's probably necessary. Stick to his/her advise. There's a reason for that. Good health.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Depends: This really depends on your skin type. Some people scar easily and some don't. With acne, it is usually best not to pick at them at all. Facial scrubs... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Further workup: Some of the symptoms you describe can be associated with different diagnosis like Bell's Palsy, herpes zoster, etc. A complete evaluation by a doctor ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Irregular periods: Causes of irregular period include anovulatory cycle, obesity, thyroid issues, hormonal imbalance. Because your period has been irregular, the Plan B ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Unexplained: Unexplained or unintentional weight loss or gain definitely warrants an investigation. I'll recommend following up with you doctor for further evaluat... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Not contagious: Usually poison ivy/oak is not contagious unless you still have the substance from the plant on you and then touch someone else. But just having the ra... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Post nasal drainage: The symptom you describe seems to be post nasal drainage consistent with allergic rhinitis. When the sinuses drain at the back of your throat and ove... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Possible infection: It is possible that she has a secondary infection on the scrape. She needs to be evaluated by a doctor. She may need antibiotics. Good health
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: Most organisms that causeUTI respond well to antibiotics. 3 day course is the recommended length of treatment with use of appropriate antibiotics. Kee... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Constipation: Constipation can cause severe and uncomfortable abdominal pain. In other to avoid developing hemorrhoids, especially as pregnancy increases the risk, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Not normal: Some people have spotting or irregular bleeding on depoprovera. Greenish vaginal discharge is not normal, Depo-Provera or not. Any abnormal vaginal di... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Periodically: It's a good to have periodic check ups to ensure that the scoliosis does not worsen. If you feel that your condition is worsening, another evaluation ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: Sexual intercourse during pregnancy is perfectly fine. Sometimes during pregnancy, the cervix can be more friable than at other time. Spotting after s... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Change of routine: In most weight loss process, there comes a time when the weight plateaus. It may if you change the type of exercise you are doing and changing up your... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
It depends: The answer to this depends on a couple of things - your last period, other symptoms, etc. Before the monthly period, the vaginal secretions usually ch... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Normal: Your body temp falls within the normal range. The heat can lead to what is called heat exhaustion or heat stroke. So hydration is key. Good health.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness (not usually in America). First things first, get BP under control and then go for the surgery. Goo... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Side effects: Depo is one of many forms of contraceptions but it's more known for its side effects of vaginal bleeding. Give it another month and if the bleeding do... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Menses: Another way is if your period doesn't start when it's supposed, then you could be pregnant. To help ease your mind, doing a pregnancy test is the firs... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Ignore: Keep the skin clean and moisturized always. Hydration and use of sunscreen is key.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Family Medicine 16 years experience
ER: Please head to the nearest emergency room immediately for an evaluation if you are suicidal. Call 911 or a family member to take you; do not drive you... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nnaji is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nnaji is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Oct 21, 2015
perfect in every aspect
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thank you very much.i had STI test when i was pregnant,result (-)ve
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Morehouse School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 2006MD

Residency

SPARTANBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2009

Awards

Top Family Physician, Third Place, Georgia - Summer
2014
Top Family Physician, Second Place, Georgia - Spring
2017
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

AAFP, FAFP
Georgia Academy of Family Physicians
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