Doctor!

the doctor will see you soon... Really? Why am I talking about this even? When I was a small kid, I didnt want to be a doctor at all. I wanted to be a number of other things- a pilot, lawyer, astronaut, engineer and eventually all through high school nursed the ambition of being a …

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Once beaten… 

I had a really busy day today. It wasn't unexpected. I was the freshest hand available. I'd just come back from "holiday". I saw most of the patients that attended clinic today. I hadn't slept well last night. I was working at the second job.  I managed to extricate myself in the late afternoon, half …

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To cut or not to cut? 

I am a doctor.  In my opinion, routine neonatal circumcision is unnecessary. True, it is protective against  recurrent urinary tract infections in male children, helps to reduce infection rates for STIs in adults and helps reduce the incidence of penile cancer.  None of these conditions is particularly common in the first place, bar any interventions. …

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