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Dr. Boniface Ikejiani

Obstetrics and Gynecology
WA
28 years experience male

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: Tennessee, Washington

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

268 Answers
77 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Unprotected : The sperm usually lives for about 5 to 7 days in the endometrium. Most patients conceive within 24 hours from the time of ovulation. Since the interc... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Fertility: Inability to conceive for more than one year, require basic fertility evaluation for the the couple. The male partner need semen analysis and the fema... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Trichomonas: It is possible you to be diagnosed with trichomonas and your partner not. Once trichomomas is diagnosed based on wet mount on microscope, it is impera... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Uterus/ovaries.: The normal size of the uterus Mean uterus size was 8.66cm x 4.96cm x 4.06cm overall, 7.28cm x 4.28cm x 3.24cm for nulliparous women . The normal ovari... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Irregular menses: in view of your concern, it will be good to know if your menses have been regular. please note that stress of travel can affect your menses as well. T... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Ovulation: In every normal menstrual cycle, there is development of follicles with a dominant one. The recruitment of follicles start about cycle day 2. The ovul... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Irregular menses: A female with regular 28days cycle who developed irregular menses after onset of sexual activity. Some days change with your menses may not be totally... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Cervical cerclage: At 21wks gestation with cerclage, it is not unusual to have light mucus discharge. In view of the cerclage, constipation can be managed with occasiona... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Infant milk.: The desire to decide which milk to use should depend what the baby can tolerate, your region, and what is available. Please note that you can always s... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Deep heat: The use of deep heat anti inflammatory gel is not encouraged if one is more than 6 months gestation. Kindly discuss with your doctor for evaluation a... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
BCP(birth control): 19 yo female on contraceptive who is sexually active and skipped a day of BCP. Even though you compensated for the missed pill day, it is good to note... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Pregnant/drained : 34 yo female at 20weeks gestation with complaint of drained energy. You certainly have a lot on your table with child, home schooling, school and work... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Conception: The best time to conceive is during the ovulation. Once the egg is released, it has to be fertilized within 24 hours. For example, if a patient cycle ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Pregnant/spotting: 31yo female at 4 to 5 weeks gestation with complaint of spotting. It is likely you may be having implantation bleeding. Nonetheless, kindly see doct... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Gonorrhea/chlamydia: The recommendation is to avoid sexual intercourse until after 7days of completing the treatment for both the patient and partner. The purpose of this ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Circumcision: There are many techniques used for circumcision but Gomco seem to be the best option. Kindly ask your doctor about the gomco technique. Good luck.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
BCP(birth control): The purpose of birth control in fertile age group like yours, is to prevent pregnancy. The question of low estrogen will depend on the timeline along ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Fetal pole: At eight weeks pregnancy, trans vaginal ultrasound with measurement of fetal pole and heart rate should be noted. If the ultrasound demonstrates good... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Nausea: 29 yo female at 6weeks gestation complaint of nausea and unable to eat. Kindly see you doctor for evaluation that many include Q HCG, pelvic ultras... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Pregnant/exercise: 26yo female at 5 weeks gestation desire to know the effect of jumping on pregnancy. At the early part of pregnancy like yours, it most likely will no... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Placenta location: 33 yo at 33weeks gestation with unsure location of the placenta which was said to be 1cm from the cervical os at 32 weeks gestation. The placenta usu... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Conception: Inability to conceive lasting more than one year, require that the couple undergo basic fertility evaluation. The male need semen analysis and the fem... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Ovarian cyst: 24yo female with ruptured ovarian cyst complained of no sensation in the vagina. Kindly see your gynecologist for evaluation and management. Good luck... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Pregnant/discharge: 41yo at 35 weeks gestation with complaint of pinkish discharge and real hard abdomen. There was no description of the fetal movement. It is likely t... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Rule out pregnancy: Any sexually active female with delayed menses should be evaluated for possible pregnancy. Thus the ideal think is to get a pregnancy test to rule ou... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Missed period.: The symptoms you described is consistent with morning sickness. You need to perform a home pregnancy test and if positive, see a doctor for further c... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Rule out pregnancy: Any female with regular menstrual cycle and sexually active have potential for getting pregnant. Whenever there are symptoms that may not be typical o... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Missed period.: At 31 yo with 17 days delayed menses, the symptoms you described is consistent with morning sickness and bloating. Since your home pregnancy test is n... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Post c/s infection: It sounds as though you may have started developing post cesarean section infection. In view of cramping, bleeding and odor, the prudent thing is to ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Calve pain: At 33wks gestation with bilateral calve pain, it will be prudent to have evaluation which should include doppler of the lower extremities. Even though... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Normal endometrium: Endometrium at time of implantation can range from 7mm to 14mm. After implantation, the endometrium respond to estrogen and progesterone for growth. T... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Reschedule menses.: The above question is good for all those that desire to reschedule menses while on vacation, honeymoon, or wedding. The best option is to use a mono... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Spotting in pregnanc: Spotting in pregnancy even though is concerning in pregnancy can be seen in some pregnancy. At 25yo pregnancy with what sounds like bleeding. Your LMP... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Clomid: At 35 yo and attempting to conceive with the use of clomid may not be the best idea. At this age, if unable to conceive I'm more than 6months, both c... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Due date estimation: The estimation of due date can be based on lmp or ultrasound. If the ultrasound due date was performed in the first trimester and the difference is m... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Morning after pill: Morning after pill taken within 72 hours after intercourse is effective in reducing chance of pregnancy by 95%. In this case, the pill was taken 30 ho... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Severe oligospermia: The test indicate you are not infertile, however, you have severe low sperm count. You can see any urologist to ensure you do not have a treatable con... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
24weeks/discharge: 38 yo female at 24weeks gestation with blood clot discharge. Did you have fetal movement, cramping or sexual intercourse? It will be reassuring to s... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Menopause: The average age of menopause is 51yo. There are some patients who progress into menopause at much earlier age and usually amenorrhea that is more than... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Condoms: 26 yo sexually active female with broken condom. She did take plan B and is 13days past her onset of her menses and four pregnancy test so far are neg... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Post depoprovera: 22 yo female who is 6months post depoprovera. Patien tried preseed and have some spotting. The spotting does not necessarily mean pregnancy. In this c... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Bacterial vaginosis: BV represent bacterial vaginosis which is a vaginal infection that is often caused by gardnerella vaginalis which can be treated with flagyl. KIndly s... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Breast feeding: Based on CDC update: Mother-to-child transmission of coronavirus during pregnancy is unlikely, but after birth a newborn is susceptible to person... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Tubal ligation: 33 yo female with history of tubal ligation and irregular menses. There is a small chance of tubal failure and resultant pregnancy. Therefore, it is p... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Normal menses: The chance of pregnancy after 15 days of sex with onset of menses is very minimal. If your normal menses does not commence, it is prudent to get a pre... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Allergy/pregnancy: There are several medications for allergy that are reasonably safe such as cetirizine (Zyrtec), chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton), diphenhydramine (Be... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Pelvic pain: 38 yo female with history of cesarean section who complains of onset of sharp pains with some movement. Since there is no history of menstrual pattern... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Clitorial Hood pain: 17 yo female with complaint of clitorial hood pain. This clitorial hood pain can be as a result of adhesion or scaring involving the clitoris. Kindl... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Melanin/pregnancy: 33yo female with brown patch developing on the neck. Melasma is increased during pregnancy which stimulate increased melanin. The melanin is a natura... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
37wks5days.: 24yo female at 37wks5days complaint of occasional back pain which sound like early cramping. If the you have regular fetal movement and no vaginal ble... Read More

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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for taking time to respond to my question I appreciate it very much. I will make an appointment with my gp who can hopefully refer me to gyne. Best wishes and ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much I've been searching for answers and not getting any. My OBGYN would give me a straight answer either. I really appreciate your honesty.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine, IN
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

AULTMAN HOSPITAL
Completed 1999

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