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Taoruru Tebana

OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist)

Dr. Taoruru Tebana is an obstetrician-gynecologist practicing in Fiji Islands, . Dr. Tebana specializes in women's health, particularly the female reproductive system, pregnancy and childbirth. As an obstetrician-gynecologist, or OB-GYN, Dr. Tebana can treat a number of health issues related to the vagina, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and breasts. Dr Tebana can also treat women during pregnancy, labor, childbirth and the postpartum period. In this specialty, doctors focus on reproductive care from puberty through adulthood.
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Can a radiologist detect the presence of cancer?

The cancer can be detected by the X-ray, but if the lump is too early, it is best to be checked by the specialist.

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Is it safe to have oral sex during pregnancy?

There is no problem in having oral sex with your pregnant wife.

Is it normal to get back pain before periods after my C-section?

My dear, it is not normal to blame the caesarian section for the pain, if there are no related complications during the operation. I hope you understand this. The cause of the READ MORE
My dear, it is not normal to blame the caesarian section for the pain, if there are no related complications during the operation. I hope you understand this.
The cause of the period pains can be related to another pathology of the uterus. Back pain is part and parcel of period pains.

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Are hot flashes during urination normal?

You are young at 29yrs. Hot flashes are never related to urination except if there are goose skin reactions. Now I need to know further about your menstrual cycle and what medications READ MORE
You are young at 29yrs. Hot flashes are never related to urination except if there are goose skin reactions. Now I need to know further about your menstrual cycle and what medications you have been taking prior to hot flashes. Do you use FP?

Is fertility reduced with spina bifida?

Fertility of a man is from his sperm making. The nerves of the spine affected may affect organs concerned but the way to check out the fertility is through his semenanalysis. If READ MORE
Fertility of a man is from his sperm making. The nerves of the spine affected may affect organs concerned but the way to check out the fertility is through his semenanalysis.
If the count and all tests done are normal then check the wife's fertility.

How can I differentiate between implantation bleeding and periods?

Implantation bleeding is when you know you are pregnant. This bleeding is due to the placenta being implanted away from the normal site and it is implanted near the opening of READ MORE
Implantation bleeding is when you know you are pregnant. This bleeding is due to the placenta being implanted away from the normal site and it is implanted near the opening of cervix inside the uterus. This occurs between 5-8months of pregnancy.

What if I miss a week straight of birth control pills?

The importance of taking your pills promptly every day is to prevent you from getting pregnant. Missing a pill one day means a probability of getting pregnant during the days intercourse. READ MORE
The importance of taking your pills promptly every day is to prevent you from getting pregnant. Missing a pill one day means a probability of getting pregnant during the days intercourse. Missing a pill for a week with abstinence you cannot get pregnant and you can take two pills when you remember and start the daily pill till the end of one week. (Your period should have started after leaving the pills for a week!)

What's the earliest I can get a mammogram?

You are in the age of checking, because of the history of mother and grandmother having the breast cancer. Mammography will be advised by the Doctor after checking your breasts. READ MORE
You are in the age of checking, because of the history of mother and grandmother having the breast cancer. Mammography will be advised by the Doctor after checking your breasts.

Vaginal delivery after cesarean

The doctor's advice on your daughter's delivery depends on her condition during the third stage of pregnancy. The type of delivery selected prevents danger to the newborn and the READ MORE
The doctor's advice on your daughter's delivery depends on her condition during the third stage of pregnancy. The type of delivery selected prevents danger to the newborn and the mother. Your daughter's and your delivery situations cannot be the same.

Bed rest

Bed rest for a pregnant mother is to help her relax physically and to help her baby rest in place in the uterus; after so much work at home or even at work. When she rests, she READ MORE
Bed rest for a pregnant mother is to help her relax physically and to help her baby rest in place in the uterus; after so much work at home or even at work. When she rests, she would raise her feet above her heart level to get a better blood supply to her feet. This can take about an hour or so.

Did my dental x-rays harm my baby? (first trimester)

While with the dentist, X-raying is over the mouth only. It is likely that they did not X-ray the whole body. If that is the case, your baby is fine.

Airport security and being pregnant

Sorry, I do not get the meaning of the scanner at the airport. Would you have a scanner at the airport the same as the scanner at the hospital?

Is my constipation normal?

If the constipation occurs 2-3 weeks before periods, then it is hormonal.

RA and pregnancy

Your doctor who prescribes Methotrexate must revisit his advice on this drug for you. The doctor should weigh the severity of arthritis and the use of the drug. May change the READ MORE
Your doctor who prescribes Methotrexate must revisit his advice on this drug for you. The doctor should weigh the severity of arthritis and the use of the drug. May change the treatment, if possible, so that you can pursue getting a safe pregnancy.

Skin rash during pregnancy?

have to examine to diagnose. I cannot give an answer at this point in time because I have not seen the lesion.

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