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Dr. B S Baliga - Pediatrician, Bangalore

Dr. B S Baliga

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MD - Paediatrics

Pediatrician, Bangalore

35 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
Dr. B S Baliga Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MD - Paediatrics Pediatrician, Bangalore
35 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. B S Baliga is a trusted Pediatrician in BTM Layout, Bangalore. He has been a practicing Pediatrician for 35 years. He is a Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MD - Paediatrics. He is currently practising at Children's Vaccination Centre in BTM Layout, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. B S Baliga on Lybrate.com.

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Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, - 1981
MD - Paediatrics - Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, - 1982
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English
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Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indain academy of paediatrics

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Video Games and Neurological Problems Associated with Them

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Your mother has often yelled at you for playing video games for long hours but obviously you haven t paid heed to it. Such is the obsession with video games that they don t let you rest unless you have championed all the levels in the virtual interface. Here is the source of all problems. Studies have revealed that video games have a direct relation to neurological disorders. As a result, many health experts across the world consider video game as a kind of health abuse.

People who play action-oriented video games are at higher risks. The more you indulge in these kinds of games, the more they are going to affect the hippocampus section of your brain. It is that part of the brain which is considered to be the centre of your nervous system, memory, and emotion. This has a detrimental effect on your overall brain health.

Let us see some of the signs which may indicate the onset of certain complications arising from an over indulgence in these games.
1. You spend hours on the computer or related gaming devices and devote lesser hours for your family and friends.
2. You get agitated when someone stops you midway through the game
3. You become socially isolated and show signs of occasional mood swings
4. You are unable to keep a track of time once you start playing
5. You repeatedly neglect your studies, resulting in a dip in performance at school

Why does this happen?
All of the above signs indicate that sooner or later you might develop neurological problems. When you spend an excessive number of hours on playing and navigating through the games, the hippocampus portion of your brain shows signs of decreased gray matter. As a result, the volume of the hippocampus shrinks, causing severe nerve related disorders such as schizophrenia, Alzheimer s disease, dementia, depression, and overall general stress.

One of the biggest reasons behind this is a lack of self-control. Most of the video games will encourage you to steal cars, run away after a theft and kill your enemies. Moreover, if you succeed, you are rewarded. This naturally unleashes a blatant urge for the gratification of all these awkward desires in your real life too. Hence, once you are encountered with the reality, you tend to show violent behavior.
Video Games and Neurological Problems Associated with Them
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My daughter is 5 months 25 days old Please suggest me can I give rotavirus vaccine first dose now in this age.

Diploma in Paediatrics, MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician
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My daughter is 5 months 25 days old
Please suggest me can I give rotavirus vaccine first dose now in this age.
before 8 months u should complete 3 doses... .. so don't wait.... make a move .. rotarix requires two doses.. other requires 3 doses...
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My son is about 6 years 6months old suffering allergy-asthma from approximately 3 years back. Budecort (100 mg) inhaler & levolin inhaler, montelukast 5mg is consuming everyday as per advice of doctor. Please suggest.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist
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In my opinion combine budecart 100 with formetrol a long acting beta 2 agonist 200, to be given by spacer and reduce dependence on levolin inhalation. In good control asthmatics need of levolin inh. Should be nil /less than once/week. This combination is available in market with different name like budamate 100/200.
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10 Tips to Tackle Sibling Rivalry

Ph. D - Psychology, Psychology
Psychologist
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While siblings are the force that breathes life into any family structure, it has also been seen as a challenge of sorts to manage siblings and bring out the best in each one of them. In any family unit, there are a number of entities who need to be nurtured in a certain way to ensure that their identities are not hampered by a "one size fits all" style of parenting. Every child is different and will need to be handled differently. Besides this, there are other related challenges that will contribute to the quality of the relationships between the siblings, as well as the rivalry that they may feel towards each other when it comes to attention, achievements and varied other factors.

Read on to know the ten tips to tackle sibling rivalry:

1. Make Friends before Birth: encourage your first born to connect even before the birth of the new baby by including him or her in the changes you see and feel. Planning for the new baby with your first born will also help in such cases.

2. Staying positive is a big factor that will help the children in feeling confident despite their different qualities and strengths.

3. Comparison is a big no no. Stay away from these kind of comparisons so that the children do not feel like they have to fight with each other for your praise.

4. Time Sharing: Ensure that you divide your time well and indulge each child in his or her area of interest so that they feel like you are always there for each of them.

5. Harmonious Start to the day: this will ensure that the children have a special bond at the end of the day. Make sure that they help each other and divide chores accordingly. The older siblings should be given the care giving tasks while the younger ones should be taught to obey them and play along.

6. Humour them: It is a known fact that humour is the best medicine that breaks even the most tension filled atmosphere.

7. Family Meetings: Hold family meetings to discuss important things and even intense fights so that everyone's needs and issues are addressed.

8. Empathy: Teaching your child to empathize with others will help him or her steer clear of needless rivalry at home too.

9. Ignore the Small: Let them figure out the smaller fights, yet always be there to address the bigger issues so that they know you are there for them.

10. Equal Treatment: Treating them equally does not mean doing the same thing for each of them. It means giving them equal time and attention with personalized treatment to suit varied temperaments. This will also give them a lot of individual confidence which eventually kills any feelings of rivalry.
10 Tips to Tackle Sibling Rivalry
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My one year child was suffering from cold and khasi which medicine should I give him.

Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care (IAP), MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician
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My one year child was suffering from cold and khasi which medicine should I give him.
If no fever then give steam with adequate precaution and soothing diet if worsening then pediatric review.

My baby is 1 month old. Is it ok to start weaning after 40 days? If no wat are the harmful effects of introducing solids early? Wats the best time for weaning a baby?

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
Pediatrician
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My baby is 1 month old. Is it ok to start weaning after 40 days? If no wat are the harmful effects of introducing sol...
No not at all. A new born baby should exclusively on breast feeds till 5 to 6 months of age. Or only milk feeds till 6 months.
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Hello doctor. My name is Harleen and i have a baby boy. We call him Rehanvir this 19th Feb he turns 10 months. I still feed him three times including night feed(breast feed not formula) and also give him semi solid food three times a day + small cup of cows milk once a day. My main concern is Why is he not sleeping through the night? He wakes up atleast three to four times at night. Babys feeding/Sleep routine: Morning 9:45: Home made cerelac with grated fruit Post Bath: 12:30 Breast Feed followed by sleep Noon 15:30: khichad Eve 18:30: cow milk/ sometimes Breast feed Late 1900-1930Eve small nap Night2030:Cerelac with soup 2200hrs- Bed time.. Routine goes half n hr up or down some days. (Problem is since last two months he has been waking up so frequently at night that i did a mistake of feeding him in between nights too,because i didnt have the energy to wake up every time to console him but now its become a pattern for him) Can you please advice how should i wean him off in between sleep feeds at night and also how many feeds is sufficient at day time if i'm also giving him semi solids. Most importantly how to make him sleep through the night. Thank you and regards Harleen Alagh

Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
Pediatrician
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Ma'm you didn't mention d quantity of feeds so difficult to comment . U should give last feed just before going to sleep.
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Bathing Your Baby

BUMS
Pediatrician
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Bathe your baby only thrice a week untill he turns one. More frequent baths may turn his skin dry.
Bathing Your Baby

My sister is 2 years old. She had worms. Dr. gave her 20 ml ZENTEL. After that gas developed she started vomiting and can't digest even a spoon of anything. What might b the situation. Is there anything serious?

dnb pediatrics
Pediatrician
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My sister is 2 years old. She had worms. Dr. gave her 20 ml ZENTEL. After that gas developed she started vomiting and...
Hi. Most common complication of Zentel is vomiting. If it is persisting for a longer duration then it is better to consult again. Hope this was useful. Thank you.
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Which is the best massage oil for infant baby girl (01 month)

Pediatrician
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Which is the best massage oil for infant baby girl (01 month)
You can use any massage oil this is not important but the oil used is important the way massage is done and whether the person who is doing is expert.

Hi, my son is 11 year old and his hight 134 CM and weight 25.50 Kg. Please advice how we can increase his hight. Please suggest some calcium or proteins medicine for his growth.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician
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Height is genetically decided and we cannot do anything to increase it. Protinules is a good protein powder.
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How to increase my child's height. please suggest.?

PGD-AP, MD, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
Pediatrician
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How to increase my child's height. please suggest.?
Give him high proteins in diet. Stretching exercises swimming. Basketball. Badminton should be added.

These details are my son. He is 6.5 years old. At the time of night when he sleeps his nose get blocked and he face problem in breathing and feel uncomfortable so please help me.

FELLOWSHIP IN PCCM, FELLOW-PEDIATRIC FLEXIBLE BRONCHOSCOPY, FELLOWSHIP IN PEDIATRIC CARDIAC CRITICAL CARE, D.C.H., M.B.B.S
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you must do" x-ray soft tissue neck for adenoids" after showing your baby to ent specialist. This needs attention asap as snoring has many adverse outcomes. Regards">this is acondition known as" adenoid hypertrophy" --> you must do" x-ray soft tissue neck for adenoids" after showing your baby to ent specialist. This needs attention asap as snoring has many adverse outcomes. Regards.
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MD - Paediatrics, M B B S
Pediatrician
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Breast milk is the best probiotic food for babies naturally supplemented with BACTERIA B Lactis..Breast feed your baby exclusively till 6 months of age and thereafter till 1-2 year....
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Which type of cream lotion should use for my baby Can I use seba med or himalaya Which is better.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician
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Which type of cream lotion should use for my baby
Can I use seba med or himalaya
Which is better.
It is not necessary to use lotion or cream to infant. A simple massage with veg oil like coconut, olive or sun flower oil is quite good.
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My 4. 5 yrs old daughter is having andenoids problem - enlarged tonsils. She has a sound sleep. No noise from nose while sleeping. X-ray showed enlarged tonsils. Need treatment.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist
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Adenoid and tonsils are two diff. For tonsils xray is not required. Take zifi dt 100 1 tab/twice/day for 7 days
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My son is 4 years old has constipation from last 2 years. We gave him alumina 30 but after some time it is not working. Same condition he has now. He is not able to release stool. Infact it takes 3 days sometimes. please suggest some homeopathy. His weight is 11 kg and weak.

M.D.Pediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician
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Dear parent 11 kg is very less it should be around 14 to 16 kg. Give him paronthi with curd or egg if you take egg I your family in the breakfast at 10-11 give some fruits that he can take to school I luck give him chapati daal sabzi and curd at4.30 give him milk and egg dinner again with daal ritu and sabzi get his cbc done he may. Be anaemic get his sum proteins done too its a blood test hope this helps after the tests we can start the treatment.

My son is not having solid food he is 1 yr. Should I give his any multivitamin medicine.

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
Pediatrician
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My son is not having solid food he is 1 yr. Should I give his any multivitamin medicine.
A 1 year child has to be gradually weaned to semi solids and solid foods. The process needs to start from 6 months onwards. If your child has just been introduced to semisolid, be patient and keep giving him 3 semisolid meals. You can give him multivitamin medicine till he is not accepting his feeds properly.
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My son is now 5 yrs old. But he has problem of constipation also he is not go to toilet daily

MD
Pediatrician
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Mention weight and height. If stool consistency and not the frequency is important in labeling patient to be constipated. If consistency is normal : by and large there is nothing serious. But do consult a doctor. It is not ethical to advice without examining a patient
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