Dr. Omobola Oji

Family Medicine
SOMERVILLE, NJ
35 years experience female

Locations

PROVIDENCE MEDICAL CENTER

SOMERVILLE, NJ

Address

119 NORTH GASTON AVENUE, SOMERVILLE, NJ
Directions

Fax

9083939703

Insurances accepted

Oxford Health Plans

About

Bio

Dr Oji is board certified family physician. As a primary care doctor, she is the first point of contact for most patients. Family physician provide comprehensive medical care covering diseases and conditions for both adults and children. She can also make the necessary refferal depending on your condition. She provides compassionate service and has touched many lives with her caring nature.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: New Jersey

Languages spoken

English, Yoruba

Doctor Q&A

120 Answers
36 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Addictive properties: It can be potentially addictive and also has dangerous side effects when combined with other medications that can affect the brain.
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A member asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
See a doctor: For children I suggest you get a physician to examine him. Its important, they are not able to express themselves. Better safe.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
See a doctor: Children can have" hairline fractures " which could account for the pain. This needs to be excluded.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Irregular hormones: This happens in perimenopausal women i:e just before a woman attains the latter. She should be fully evaluated by her physician to rule out other caus... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Check your thyroid: Abnormalities of the thyroid hormone can lead to excessive sweating, feeling hyperactive, though the commonest reason is "hyperhidrosis" which is a co... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Tough to know: You will need to give more details and probably examination by a physician.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Stress can lead to muscle spasm which worsens the symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Possibly: Metformin works by decreasing sugar production by the liver also in some cases help with weight loss. A combination of reasons - medications, change i... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Diagnosis??: Have you seen a gastroenterologist for an endoscopic procedures? To confirm and exclude other causes, I would suggest a GI eval.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Take some meds: I suggest you try over the counter pain medications first, if no relief see your doctor.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Need exam: You will need to be examined properly to determine the exact cause, any other thing will be guess work which might be confusing.
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A female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Pain: It's almost impossible to break your jaw without knowing, you will a lot of force to break the mandibles. Pain will be the main symptom, also swelling... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
No: Any suggestion of bleeding before you due date should be taken seriously, contact your physician.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
No reason: Wait, check a pregnancy test, you should not be worried if you had a period.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: They are beneficial for people involved in a lot of physical activity however too much of it can cause kidney damage by increasing the workload of kid... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Short relief: Pseudoephedrine the nasal decongestant reduces congestion by "shrinking" the inflamed vessels but can cause worse symptoms after it wears off
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
YES: I empathize with you, there are muscles around, many in fact that help to ensure the stability and movement of the joint. I suggest you see your physi... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
No drinking: The right thing to do will be to stop drinking, seek help and support. Join the AA, try and find the will to beat this addiction. You can do it. Libri... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Variable: Symptoms vary from one person to the other. I will suggest you try some over the counter meds like Prilosec for symptom relief.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Usually not: They are usually accurate except the batch has expired.
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A female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
GIVE HER TIME: She will probably start to with time, the most important thing is, " Is she growing, gaining weight" ?
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Not necessary: The periods might be heavy, except you are worried about being pregnant gain, ( you should do a pregnancy test), it is probably not necessary to do an... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: There are other types of skin lesion that can be associated with lupus along with symptoms like joint pain. "Butterfly rash" can also be seen in other... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
See a gynecologist: If you are indeed not pregnant and passing large chunks of tissue, I suggest you see a gynecologist for evaluation to definitely exclude pregnancy and... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Probably no: Unlikely to cause cancer. Molds are more likely to cause lung disease from inhaling them, not cancer.
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A member asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Lubricant: You can use vaginal lubricant most of which are over the counter. You do not necessarily need medications. The only medication newly available is "Osp... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Difficult to know: Without examining you, taking more history, it will be difficult to conclude this is STD.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Pregnancy symptoms: The symptoms of early pregnancy are missed period, nausea , vomiting, breast fullness and tenderness, fatigue. Some women experience dizziness. There ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Probably unrelated: High prolactin usually leads to abnormal milk production, if caused by a tumour in the brain might cause visual blurring. Isolated high prolactin is u... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Doubt it: If there is no chance of you coming in contact with the virus- meaning you live in the United States, it is highly unlikely.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Get a blood test: If you are a health care worker,notify your supervisor, if not see yourPMD. There is a protocol of tests that you will need over the next few months.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
See a physician: If the weight loss is not intentional, you should see a physician.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
See a physician.: I suggest you see a physician, there are medications that can also will refer this case to a gyn for you.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Could be: Some people are "blessed" not have any significant symptoms. I suggest you wait to see your Gyn. Nausea, vomiting, fatigue and other symptoms are not ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
See a doctor: Given his history, I would consult a physician to exclude other causes but pain radiating to the leg is usually from spinal/ lower back problems.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Need more info: It is possible to have the above symptom with yeast infection, this could also happen if certain types of condoms or spermicide are used (allergic re... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Likely lung disease: With the symptoms especially and clubbed fingers, I am guessing possible pulmonary ie lung disease. Please seek a physician for comprehensive check up... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Citrucel is considered safe in pregnancy.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
No: Probably no, if you eat other sources of protein that gives the same nutrient found in milk
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Probably wont: Yes you can give her rice cereal but it wont stop her diarrhea, the disease is viral and will run its course unfortunately. Give her plenty of fluids ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Probable allergy: Its possible that you came across a substance you are allergic to. Try some antihistamines like Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) might help.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
See a doctor.: Likely too late for stitches but if you did cut a nerve not too late to check and repair it.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Always: Always remember "the less you put the more you loose" in terms of weight. Count your calories.
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A female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Allergic reaction: Its possible to you might have been exposed to something that triggered an allergic reaction.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Feeling them.: You can usually feel them behind the ears and in front. along the sides of the neck also under the chin. Most are benign meaning (not cancer) shows yo... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Immediately: If there is no other reason for infertility like blocked tubes, hormonal issues, probably right away.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
See urologist /psych: You should consider seeking specialist help for evaluation for erectile problems as well as depression. Depression is a dangerous problem.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Discomfort and pain: Acid reflux can cause chest pain and can be uncomfortable enough to keep you up at night.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
No: Drinking fluids before pregnancy test has no effect on the test.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Probably no: Both of then can raise your blood pressure, I say not a good idea.
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Testimonials
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Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Aug 29, 2014
I highly recommend Dr. Oji. It's clear from her answers that she is indeed an expert in her field. Very knowledgeable and caring. She is a wonderful resource to HealthTap and to the public.
HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Oji is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Oji is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! My manager said could work and wear a mask. That didn't really sit well with me as our patients are very sick and elderly. Thanks.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank-you, Im sorry for the brief question I will re ask when I have a bit more information.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Am on 1 meal daily and 2 hours of walk around the park. Are theyfactor

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Ibadan College of Medicine, Nigeria
Graduated 1988MD

Residency

JFK MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Morristown Region - Summer
2014
Top Family Physician, First Place, New Jersey - Summer
2014
Thought Leader Doctor, Second Place, Morristown Region - Summer
2014
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