LONDON Doctor Explains Nigeria’s Buhari Illness

by Ike Obudulu Last updated on March 24th, 2017,

LONDON Doctor Explains Nigeria’s Buhari Illness. A London based medical expert, Professor Femi Williams on Saturday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari is suffering from anaemia.
The medical expert said it was the anaemia that has been responsible for the blood transfusion which the president got during his medical vacation in the United Kingdom.

Recall that Buhari admitted on his return home on Friday that he had transfusion in London.

Williams said:

“We now have a pretty good idea of diagnosis, which is now comprehensive or good enough to say that the diagnosis of President Buhari’s illness is anaemia. You cannot be transfused if you don’t have anaemia.” 

He also said that the anaemia could have been triggered by self–medication. Professor Williams said it is imperative to know the possible causes of the anaemia. He listed these as anaemia caused by self- medication, anaemia associated with cancer or anaemia due to blood loss from self- medication that “may affect the stomach and intestines as in aspirin toxicity.”

His words:

“The negative clinical finding on the president that was published in Feb 26, 2017 has been confirmed by the disclosure that the President was transfused with whole blood. In a previous photo of his hands prior to transfusion his nail beds were very pale indicative of clinical anaemia. The subsequent photograph of his hands that was analyzed showed that he was no longer clinically anaemic. The clinical history given by Mr. President that for the past 18 months he had been lethargic and feeling tired prior to his vacation is consistent with tiredness due to anaemia. Regaining his strength after transfusions that facilitated his return home suggests that the anaemia had been corrected successfully. There is therefore a preliminary diagnosis of anaemia meaning insufficient blood in the circulation.”

“When this happens many organs including the brain, heart, liver, kidneys and lungs are starved of oxygen that is carried by blood to all parts of the body for efficient functioning of the person. Sudden loss of blood as in road traffic accidents could be fatal. In this case the anaemia has been insidious and gradual over time.”

Continuing, Prof Williams said: “The question that arises in the absence of information, which is understandable, is the cause of the anaemia.”

“The only information that can be gleaned from the President’s history on arrival is his admonition against self-medication. By so doing is he giving us some more relevant information that he had been told in London?”

“This is the first time that a President advises that all citizens should trust their doctors and refrain from self-medication. Is it possible that his anaemia is drug induced or drug related and that investigations in London revealed this? We do not know.

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