Dr. Onika Popo-James is a family practitioner practicing in Covington, Georgia. Dr. Popo-James specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Popo-James possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.
Education and Training
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
American Board of Family Medicine- Family Medicine; American Osteopathic Board of Special Proficiency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine- Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Dr. Onika Popo-James D.O.'s Expert Contributions
Yes, they can. Not all do! Costly to purchase the vaccines if not seeing a great amount of kids. You have to purchase in bulk and get your money back with billing for the vaccine to the insurance companies. Soooo... ask your family doc! Happy Holidays! Dr. Onika A. Popo-James, D.O. READ MORE
You won't get the flu, but you may get a fever and some cold symptoms similar to when children get their immunizations. Your body is just responding appropriately to make antibodies against the virus. Not all people experience this and I suppose that if it's your 1st shot, your reaction may be more pronounced. I and my family get it every year and we have no reaction! Dr. Onika A. Popo-James, D.O. READ MORE
Check out this link and make your own decision. MSG is not a necessary nutrient. It may have side effects for some people. https://glutamate.org/ Dr. Onika A. Popo-James, D.O. READ MORE
It may be due to your thyroid gland, or hormones, or vitamin def. You need to have a full lab work up by your family medicine doctor. You can also see a dermatologist. Dr. Onika A. Popo-James, D.O. READ MORE
This sounds more like the hydration. And you need to check and see if you're drinking enough water. Also, depends on whether or not you are having any other symptoms. Are you having burning when you urinate? Are you urinating frequently? Do you urinate and think that you're finishing then when you stand up you have to urinate again (hesitancy)? I would 1st try to hydrate yourself very well and then see if it continues. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- St.Barnabas Hospital
Professional Society Memberships
- American Osteopathic Association, Georgia State Medical Association, Georgia Osteopathic Medical Association
Articles and Publications
- Has been Published
What do you attribute your success to?
- Patients, Educating the Patients, Dedication, Passion for the Field
Hobbies / Sports
- Dancing, Family, Reading, Traveling
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