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Dr. A K Sharma

MBBS

Pediatrician, Ahmedabad

31 Years Experience  ·  at clinic
Dr. A K Sharma MBBS Pediatrician, Ahmedabad
31 Years Experience  ·  at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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Dr. A K Sharma is one of the best Pediatricians in Maninagar, Ahmedabad. He has been a practicing Pediatrician for 31 years. He is a qualified MBBS. He is currently associated with Sharma Poly Clinic in Maninagar, Ahmedabad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. A K Sharma on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Rajasthan University - 1985
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My 6 months baby has not pooped from last 2 days. I am worried please advice something.

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My 6 months baby has not pooped from last 2 days. I am worried please advice something.
Hi, welcome to lybrate. There is no need to worry, sometimes babies pass stool in 4 to 5 days. Its normal. Just breastfeed the baby. I hope this has helped you. Wishing your child good health. If you have any more questions, please inform.

My 2 month old son sleeps the whole day and cry the whole night. Is it normal? I'M very tired of this.

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My 2 month old son sleeps the whole day and cry the whole night. Is it normal?
I'M very tired of this.
Dear mother Try to change the schedule the baby's sleep routine by taking him out in the open and play so that he does not sleep in the evening .otherwise also slowly his sleep hours are going to be lesser in coming months.so donot worry .its normal Happy Mother hood

Hi My Daughter is 2 years old she got full rash kind of thing around her head like above the forehead, behind her ears and above the neck wt is the natural way to get rid of that. She feels more itching.

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Hi My Daughter is 2 years old she got full rash kind of thing around her head like above the forehead, behind her ear...
Clean the area with plain water. Avoid powder, oil. Keep hair dry, open (without cap, scarf). Use herbal shampoo for head bath.

My daughter 16 months old has been having diarrhea for 1 week. No fever. No vomiting. Active baby.

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My daughter 16 months old has been having diarrhea for 1 week. No fever. No vomiting. Active baby.
How many times she passes stools and what is the type of stools are the questions. Still let me tell you 10 to 15 times also sometimes we consider as normal. Most important thing is what is the general condition and how is the babie's mood. Are there any other symptoms e. G. Rash around anusara or continuous cry etc.

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Know about childhood obesity and prevent your children and future Adults from becoming obese.

My baby has loose stool from 2 days I am giving her GNorm then also she has loose stool 8 times day.please help

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My baby has loose stool from 2 days I am giving her GNorm then also she has loose stool 8 times day.please help
Homoeopathic medicine Podophyllum 1m add 10 pills in half a cup of water,shake in clockwise direction nly n give 1 spoon every 15minutes once,repeat for 8 to 9 times u ll feel the difference..

Hello Doctors, Could you please suggest like can we give cow milk to my son (2 months and 6 days ) since my wife is not having breast milk so currently we are giving similac advance 1 so we have a question like for cow milk? Thanks for your valuable suggestions for the further follow up.

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Hello Doctors, Could you please suggest like can we give cow milk to my son (2 months and 6 days ) since my wife is n...
I don't suggest cow's milk at this age. Try to give maximum breast milk and add on with any good baby formula.

My baby was born in eight months itself. But he is active and there is no problem with him so far. Will the be any problem in future?

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My baby was born in eight months itself. But he is active and there is no problem with him so far. Will the be any pr...
No, if you child is active, taking feeds well, growing well and attaining his milestones on time, there should be no problem in the future.

Hello doc, My daughter is 9 months old can I give it to cow milk Some one told me that cow milk is allergy to infant body like excess protein.

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Hello doc,
My daughter is 9 months old can I give it to cow milk Some one told me that cow milk is allergy to infant ...
nope . cow milk is nearest to mom s milk. you shall add 1 tsf sugar in 200 cow milk as carbs are less in it .

Sir/madam, I have a daughter who is 11 years suffering from SLE disease, how to control/prevention and treatment? please tell me doctor. Grateful sir.

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Diet and lifestyle needed for good care in lupus vitamin (antioxidants) and nutrient rich diet vitamin a, b, c, d, e minerals calcium, magnesium, zinc amino acids: cysteine, lysine, methionine essential fatty acids. Exercise, swim yoga, meditation, sleep, gardening. Maintain healthy positive lifestyle. Sleep. Avoid direct sunlight. Sunscreen is a must hope this helps.

ADHD: Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

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Adhd or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder refers to those psychological disorders, which significantly alter a child's behavior and considerably affects his or her relationships with others. This condition is seldom preceded by perceptible symptoms and even when they do, they are difficult to decipher. However some of them are:

1. Self-centered
Those children who suffer from the attention deficit hyperactivity syndrome tend to be encapsulated in their own subjectivity. Though this does seem harmless apparently, this tendency may lead them to be insensitive to other's needs and wants.

2. Emotional outbursts
Adhd makes children extremely susceptible to frequent emotional outbursts and makes them erratic.

3. Difficulty in concentration
Children who suffer from adhd face extreme difficulty in concentrating or focusing on things. Many a times they fail to repeat what was told to them.

There might be several causes which can contribute to the development of this disorder. Some of them are:

1. A drastic change in the child's lives
A sudden or a drastic change like the divorce of parents may severely affect the child and maim him emotionally. This may lead to the development of this disorder.

2. Depression
Though always associated with adults, depression can be and is common among children as well. In such instances, a consequent development of adhd is highly plausible.

3. Bipolar disorder
Bipolar disorder refers to excessive and incomprehensible mood swings. Many children suffer from it in their early lives, making them susceptible to adhd.

Notwithstanding the ambiguity and the erratic nature of the disorder, there might be preventive measures which parents might adopt to deter the outbreak of the disorder.

Some of them are:

1. Less use of preservatives
Parents must be careful about what their children eat. Those foods which contain a certain amount of preservatives tend to aggravate the disorder thereby causing more harm than good.

2. Consider alternative forms of medications
Another way of dealing with this problem is by exploring other forms of medications and not sticking to one form. In this respect, practicing yoga may be very beneficial.
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My girl child aged 5.1 years not taking food on its own and always hesitate to take food for that his weight is less. So please suggest some tips to increase his appetite. Thank you.

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Your daughter is now 5 yrs. she knows what to eat and when. Leave her free to eat her of her choice. Don't force her to eat. You have not mentioned her wt. Her expected wt at this age must be about 18 kg.

Dear sir, please suggest me healthy food for my 10 months baby.

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Dear sir,
       please suggest me healthy food for my 10 months baby.
Dalia. Khichdi with vegetables. Dalia with dal and vegetable. Roti with dal. Rice with dal. Homogenized form. Pureed fruit. Egg full boiled.

My baby boy is 1 year and 3 months. Request to please provide information for using Diaper at night with pre and post using diaper like cleaning the area.

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You can use diaper but wash the area, dry it and apply coconut oil then use diaper. One diaper for maximum six hours and then wash, dry, oil again. Between the diapers give some time, off diaper.

My 3 & half year old daughter is a healthy child but she has motions cleared at an interval of 2 -3 days. This has been going on from a month now. Is that normal? or I need to give her any medicine for regular motions. Please suggest.

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My 3 & half year old daughter is a healthy child but she has motions cleared at an interval of 2 -3 days. This ha...
Some children do have constipation problem at this age. Mosy probably it is functional constipation. Give plenty of water and lot of fibres in the diet. If there is no improvement show to a pediatric surgeon.

My new born baby has his feet turned inside by angle of 75what is proper method of treatment. Is plaster them only a solution or any other method of healing is there. Pls suggest me the right path. He is just a month old.

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My new born baby has his feet turned inside by angle of 75what is proper method of treatment. Is plaster them only a ...
Serial corrective plastering is right choice of treatment. Please consult orthopedic surgeon as soon as possible.

What kind of solid food can be started for babies after 4months in addition to breast milk.

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You can start homemade semi solids like mashed potatoes, raggi made into porridge like. Where are you living, so as to suggest l local foods. Ask me privately and remain in touch. Regards.

Cosmetic sopas can be used for my 2 month old baby? Which is best sopa to increase good of my baby skin.

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Cosmetic sopas can be used for my 2 month old baby? Which is best sopa to increase good of my baby skin.
Hi, there are, good baby -soaps, available in d market, like himalaya, johnson & johnson. You may choose either of d two. All d best.

All About Chronic Lung Disease in Infants

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The newborn are often extremely susceptible to fatal diseases and the first few months of the infant's life calls for uncompromised care and vigilance. One of the most precarious diseases afflicting the newborn babies are chronic lung disorders. This condition mainly emanates from a damage to the lung tissue, which results in breathing troubles. Under such circumstances, the lung may collapse, being filled with fluids and end up oozing out harmful mucus. While a severe form of such lung diseases may often result in the death of the infant, in most cases the infants outgrow the disease and with proper care, grow up to lead a healthy life.

Most chronic lung diseases in infants are congenital and are spurred by a variety of causes.
1. Premature delivery: chronic lung diseases are recurrent in babies born prematurely, i. E. Before the lapse of at least 26 weeks of gestation age. Underweight infants also run the risk of suffering from this ailment. The lungs are not able to develop fully in such situations as a result of which they become prone to respiratory distresses. Another allied trigger to chronic lung disease is the use of ventilation on the premature babies. The forced breathing and imposed oxygen levels induced by ventilators often impair normal lung functions in babies.

2. Fluids in the lungs: certain babies are either born with or develop a condition where fluids accumulate in the lungs. This inflicts a lot of damage to the lungs and leads to such diseases.

3. Respiratory infections
Some babies are likely to acquire lung infections from certain disease causing viruses. This largely handicaps the normal lung functions.

4. Heart conditions: abnormal blood circulation in the heart also stimulates lung diseases in newborns. If the heart is unable to regulate the flow of blood to the lungs properly, then the chances of such diseases increase by leaps and bounds.

5. Inhaling harmful foreign materials
Certain particles often affect the health of the lungs tremendously. Exposure to meconium during delivery might result in the inflammations that potentially injure the lung tissues.

6. Nutrition deficiencies: if an infant's body lacks vital nutrients, it may result in a condition of malnutrition. Lack of vitamin a may cause chronic lung diseases.

Chronic lung diseases are usually recoverable with early detection and appropriate treatment. However, one needs to meticulously cater to the health needs of the baby, in order to ensure complete recovery and avert recurrence.
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My Son is 9 years old he is a bright and happy kid. He was very hyperactive and defiant. He was having trouble making friends and trouble at school and while playing, because he was fighting with kids. He was not listen to us not follow our instructions, he was too much hyperactive and aggressive. Things got changed from last 2 years after consulting with Neurologist, he has suggested to take (2Ml of Sizodon night) along with this we have giving him behavior therapy he has improved a lot nobody can believe me he was diagnosed with ADHD But from last 3 months he suffering ill every alternate week he is getting fever, headache, stomach pain, gastric I'm not sure because of this medicine side effect or some other reason. Kindly request you suggest what shall we do now. Please let me know whom should I contact.

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My Son is 9 years old he is a bright and happy kid. He was very hyperactive and defiant. He was having trouble making...
Please consult your doctor again and update him on your son's health. He might change the medicines or reduce the dose. You also have the option of changing your doctor. These medications usually come with many side effects. I suggest that you do your own research, read up and educate yourself and take an informed decision. The health of your son could be because of this medicine or something in his diet or the seasonal changes. Though allopathy medicines bring faster relief, they come with numerous side effects. On the other hand, ayurveda and homeopathy are gentler on the mind and body and fewer side effects and sometimes slow to show improvement. Nevertheless, you are doing a wonderful job as a parent and taking care of your son. Take care.
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