Dr. Boniface Ikejiani

Obstetrics and Gynecology
WA
29 years experience male

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: Tennessee, Washington

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Ovulation: For the 35 yo female with sex one day after ovulation. Yes, conception can occur within 24 hours after ovulation. However, after after 24 hours from o... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Nausea and emesis: 28 yo at 12weeks gestation with complaint of headache and emesis. If you still able keep fluid and food down, you are probably okay, Nonetheless, if y... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Breast lump: For this your sister with history of breast lump in the past with changing areola size, need to see a general surgeon for evaluation and management. G... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Damaged Tube : 34 yo with history of damaged tubes and ectopic pregnancy with late menses and breast tenderness. Since you are sexually active, there is chance of p... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Pregnant: 37 yo pregnant female with painful bladder. Kindly see your doctor for evaluation and urine analysis to confirm if you are developing bladder infecti... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Acetazolamide: The use of the acetazolamide by your husband may have some effect on the motility of the sperm. Acetazolamide, a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, attenua... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Pregnant/emesis: 25yo female at 14 weeks gestation with emesis. It sounds like you are having morning sickness. The first time for fetal movement is usually from 16wee... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
26weeks/discharge: 38 yo female at 26weeks gestation who is recently weaned off of progesterone with spotting and brown discharge. Even though fetal movement is good, i... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Conceive: The initial baseline evaluation for you and husband can be done by the gynecologist or your husband can also see a urologist. Your husband needs semen... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
HIV/pregnancy: Once a pregnant female is diagnosed with HIV, she be place on antiviral and plasma HIV RNA levels of pregnant women should be monitored every 2 to 4 ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Sanitizer: The washing of hands with soap and water is the best while pregnant. Nevertheless, In the absence of soap and water, the CDC recommends using an alco... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
See your doctor: It is prudent to see your doctor for evaluation of the itching and irritation.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Rhogam: For all Rh negative female who undergo abortion, Rhogam is required is required prior to discharge from the hospital. Kindly consult your consult you... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Men/women: Based on the current information, women tend to recover from corona virus than men. The men seem harder affected by the virus than women and are mor... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Rule out pregnancy: 44yo, sterilized whose last menses lasted for 3days with complaint of nausea. In view of about 1 percent failure rate in patients who underwent sterl... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
D&C: 41 yo female post d&c 5 days ago desire to resume sexual intercourse. If you are still having regular menses before you needed the d & c, t... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Conception: It is quite unlikely to conceive 6 days prior to the onset of menses. For a menstrual cycle of 28days, the estimated ovulation day is 14. Since the ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Ovulation: Yes, one can conceive two to six weeks after miscarriage without menses. Since the ovulation can return two to six weeks after miscarriage, any unpr... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Conception: The best time to conceive is usually around the ovulation date. Let us use a cycle days of 28 days as an example. The estimated ovulation date is 28... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
PPROM: The goal of treatment of PPROM is to prolong the pregnancy as much as possible to allow for further lung maturation of the fetus. Delivery is encourag... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Rule out pregnancy: For a 48 yo female still have a regular cycle, pregnancy can ruled out as follows: 1. Get a quantitative HCG 2. Obtain a transvaginal ultrasound. If ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Menses/D&C: Menses usually resume two to six weeks after D&C. Kindly note that with the resumption of ovulation as early as two weeks after D&C, pregnanc... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Sac: Patient at 5weeks gestation with cramping whose ultrasound shoed a sac which is normal at this stage. Ensure you take adequate oral fluid intake. For... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Yes: 17 weeks gestation complaint of twinges and cramps which can be normal. As the uterus growing with the fetus, the round ligament is also on a stretch... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Fibroid: Uterine fibroids are muscular tumors that originate from the uterus. They rarely turn into cancer. No one really know what causes them, however, gene... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Sonohysterogram: Sonohysterogram is used to evaluate the endometrium for polyps or adhesion or abnormality the was not seen with ultrasound. The best time to perform s... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Discharge: Vaginal discharge following delivery is a normal thing. Some patients may spot for a week but can last upto 90 days after delivery even though the co... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Motrin/pregnancy: The use of motrin/ibuprofen is not recommended beyond 30 weeks of gestation. Kindly note that use of Motrin is associated with decreased amniotic flui... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Ovarian cyst: 42 yo female with ovarian cyst measuring 5cm. There are two types of cysts: simple cyst versus complex. If the cyst is simple and you do not have a... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Vaginal discharge: 17 yo with complaint of vaginal discharge with odor. The ideal thing is to see your doctor for examination with wet mount, KOH, and Chla and GC cul... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Ovarian cyst: Yes, simple ovarian cyst can resolve on its own, however it is prudent to use a trial of birth control pill. The pelvic ultrasound can be repeated aft... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Plan B: A female who is not on birth control pill, can take plan B after sexual intercourse. Plan B when taken within 24hours, can reduce chance of pregnancy... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Delayed menses: A 19 yo female who had unprotected intercourse and took morning after pill 30 hours after intercourse now present with delayed menses and breasts ten... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Viable pregnancy: In a viable prenancy, the hcg usually should double every 2days. In your case, hcg increased from 17 to 28 after 49 hours.At 4w2d, hcg should be expec... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Postinor: This 28yo female who had unprotected intercourse during ovulation and took postinor after sex. The effectiveness of postinor when taken within three ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Preeclampsia: 29 yo female with question previous wound and preeclampsia. Since there is no timeline of your previous delivery, single/multiple or the route but I t... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Secnidazole: Several epidemiologic studies do not show an increased risk of congenital anomalies associated with exposure in pregnancy. The data from two hundred ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Zantac/pregnancy: Zantac is of the class B and is safe for use during pregnancy. Zantac is usually 150mg per tablet and can be used as one tablet orally daily or O... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Septate hymen: Septate hymen is a band of tissue at the middle which creates two openings into the vagina. Most people with septate hymen have difficulty inserting a... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Conception: People who have traveled to Zika infected areas but do not have active signs of tge disease are advised to delay pregnancy for at least eight weeks to... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Men and pregnancy: Men are not made in natural way to get pregnant and incubate pregnancy to term because they lack ovary, fallopian tube and uterus. Getting pregnant re... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Blood group: For the 26 yo female with b-ve blood marrying a man that is A+ve. There is no contraindication however, the b-ve female will need rhogam once pregnanc... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Sperm analysis: The sperm analysis indicate that the motility is abnormal however there is no sperm #/ml. If the female evaluation is good, then you can ask your gyne... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Menses: 23yo female desire hysterectomy for monthly menses. The request for removal of the womb due to your hate for menses seems quite drastic. It is prude... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Plan B: Morning after pill( Plan B) when taken within 24 hours after intercourse can reduce risk of pregnancy up to 95%. In your case, even though she had b... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Calculate due date.: In oder to calculate due date, one can use Naegle's rule: Subtract three months from the first day of last period and add seven days to that result an... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Pregnancy diet: Once there is preparation towards conception and embryo transfer, a balanced diet with all the basic minerals and vitamins are necessary. In your case... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Vaginal delivery: Vaginal delivery is open to all pregnant females who do no not have any contraindications for vaginal delivery. Such instances may include but not lim... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Corpus luteum: The benefit of corpus luteum in pregnancy is to produce progesterone support until the placenta is established by 12weeks. If the corpus luteum is rup... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Pregnancy test: The benefit of menstrual cycle is also to help estimate the ovulation date. If a female have 26 days menstrual cycle and if 14days is subtracted, one ... Read More
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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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