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Dr. Karthik Nagesh

Pediatrician, Bangalore

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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Karthik Nagesh is a renowned Pediatrician in Indira Nagar, Bangalore. He is currently associated with Motherhood Hospital in Indira Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Karthik Nagesh and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Sir my son is 7 years old. He is very naughty and he does not read and write well but he has a talent in oral in anything. I have one doubt he born in 9 month baby and also low birth weight 1900 gm only. Is this the reason for that immaturity. How to correct him sir please help me.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
Pediatrician, Vijayawada
Sir my son is 7 years old. He is very naughty and he does not read and write well but he has a talent in oral in anyt...
Nothing like that. Present generation is like that only. Just be friendly and guide hin in gentle manner. Do not worry.
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Best Tips For Tackling ADHD In Kids!

M.D, DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Best Tips For Tackling ADHD In Kids!

ADHD is one of the commonest behavioral disorders that are found in most school going kids. In fact, this kind of trouble might affect kid's ability quite adversely. There are a few signs with the help of which ADHD in kids can be easily detected. Some of the commonest ones are emotional turmoil, unfinished tasks, squirm and fidget, low focus, careless mistakes and other related ones. 

Both interpersonal relationship and schooling success can be hampered to a great extent with this kind of mental disorder. This is why the kids facing the mentioned signs need to be thoroughly diagnosed medically so that the doctors can recommend best treatments that can provide the fastest recovery and that too safely and easily. 

Best tips for tackling ADHD in kids:

  1. Setting behavior limits: If you want your kids learn how to lead a disciplined life, then appropriate behavioral limits have to be clearly established for the key behaviors that are expected from them. 

  2. Anger management - You must control your child's anger actively. Otherwise, it will be difficult to treat ADHD, effectively. For anger management, several techniques can be used, but they must be selected after discussion with the mental health worker.

  3. Setting pressure free routine structure - Preparation of sensible routines and scheduled charts is an important step towards ADHD management. However, the same should not become a pressure for the child. Hence the child's suggestions and interests should be kept in mind while preparing a schedule. 

  4. Advocating child - Advocating your child is very much required maintaining a healthy balance for a child suffering from ADHD. Talking about the child’s interests brings the family members closer to the child. In the course of such an interaction, less strictness brings about more meaningful interactions. Typically, a family member or a tutor should be involved in this process. 

  5. Acquiring knowledge about ADHD - Both parents and kids should have the required knowledge for ADHD. Having a proper knowledge will not only aid the parents in early recognition of symptoms and signs, but also in understanding and implementing necessary treatments.

  6. Being persistent - One of the basic principles of behavior therapy is that the interventional technique has to be persistent. The instruction to be given by parents, the application of incentive or punishment based techniques need to happen repeatedly to have a persistent effect on the child. But it is always important to consult a specialist/psychiatrist if you observe that your child’s maladaptive behavior is not changing in spite of your efforts.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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My daughter is suffering from. Milk allergy by birth. When she will come out from this disease. Se is on total milk free diet by birth. And now a days she has some constipation problem. The IgE levels are 321 and in occult BLOOD test has absence of blood every time.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
If she is allergic to milk she can be given milk product in other forms and see if there is any allergy like you can give curd or yoghurt and see . Constipation need to be tested and TSH is needed as hypothyroid can cause constipation
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My boy baby who is 2 years old, not eating food properly. If I force him he vomits it. So I left him to his wish. He eats only a little. Please give me solution to this. Can I give him any liquid like pediasure etc. Or can I give him tonics to arouse his hunger. If yes please mention names?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Tumkur
My boy baby who is 2 years old, not eating food properly. If I force him he vomits it. So I left him to his wish. He ...
No tonic is helpful to increase appetite. Generally children have less appetite during 2nd year. Give for worms.
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My baby is 1 year old and her weight is 6.7 KG only, as she is active, she play well, nothing have history problem also nothing have any illness still weight not gain. Is this a worry subject or is there any other thing I need to do, please suggest.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
My baby is 1 year old and her weight is 6.7 KG only, as she is active, she play well, nothing have history problem al...
Expected wt at this age is 10 kg. Give him good nourishing diet well cooked in ghee of his choice, milk and/or its products seasonal vegetables n fruits. Continue breastfeeding.
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Benefits of Having Orange In Your Diet

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Benefits of Having Orange In Your Diet

#1 Boosts Immunity

Oranges is an excellent source of vitamin c. A single medium-sized orange can fulfil about 72% of your daily requirement for vitamin c. Since vitamin c plays a crucial role as an antioxidant by protecting your body against the damage caused by free radicals generated in the body. It therefore reduces inflammation in immune related conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Although debatable, researchers suggest that vitamin c also plays an important role in strengthening immune responses of the body, protecting against recurring cold and cough or any other common infections. Here are 11 ways to include oranges in your diet.


 

#2 Helps prevent ageing of skin

There's a reason why oranges are popularly used in the beauty industry. Several beauty products including face packs, masks and creams that are available contain orange extract as a key ingredient. That's because vitamin c present in oranges also helps prevent skin damage, by eliminating free radicals. Vitamin c, being involved in synthesis of collagen, an important component to maintain skin's overall appearance and texture, prevents premature aging and wrinkling of the skin. Apart from vitamin c, oranges are packed with vitamin a that help keep the skin membranes healthy. Here are 8 fruit packs you can make at home for beautiful skin.


 

#3 Protects the eyes

Vitamin a in oranges helps keep mucus membranes in the eyes healthy. Available in the form of carotenoid compounds like lutein, beta carotene and zeaxanthin, vitamin a is protective against age-related macular degeneration, a vision-related condition that causes blindness. Besides, it also plays an important role in allowing your eyes to absorb the light. You may also read tomatoes- natural remedy for good vision.


 

#4 Help prevents heart disease

This is yet another health benefit of oranges which is attributed to its vitamin c level. Free radicals generated during various reactions taking place in the cells can trigger oxidation of cholesterol, causing the oxidised molecules to aggregate and stick to the walls of the arteries. This leads to build up of plaques that eventually block the arteries, causing heart attack, coronary artery disease or even stroke. Vitamin c in oranges takes care of these free radicals and neutralises them, thus playing a role in preventing heart disease. Besides they also contain flavonoids like hesperidin that lowers cholesterol level and prevents the arteries from getting blocked.


 

#5 Helps brain development

Folate/folic acid or vitamin b9 present in oranges promote brain development and keep the vital organ in mint condition. In fact, these nutrients also make orange a healthy fruit for pregnant woman as it prevents the baby from having neurological disorders later. Oranges also contain phytonutrients called polyphenols that play a role in development of learning and memory functions of the brain.


 

#6 Helps prevent cancer

Oranges contain a compound called d – limonene that has been shown to play an important role in preventing various types of cancer like lung cancer, breast cancer, skin cancer, etc. Additionally, the antioxidants and vitamin c help promote the body’s immunity which helps in fighting cancer cells. Oranges are highly fibrous fruits, which contributes to its cancer-protecting effect. A study revealed that about 10 to 15 per cent of colon cancer cases are caused by mutations in the dna. These mutations can prevented by consuming vitamin c rich sources like oranges. Here are some other health benefits of vitamin c you should know


 

#7 Pevents constipation

Oranges are a very good source of soluble and insoluble fibre, which helps keep your stomach and intestines healthy by preventing problems like irritable bowel syndrome. The fibre content in them adds bulk to the digested food and reduces transit time of feces, preventing constipation and straining.


 

#8 Improves sperm quality

Death is inevitable, but our legacy may live on through our offspring. The antioxidants and vitamin c present in most fruits, including oranges improves the quality and motility of your sperm thus keeping you fertile. Another vitamin called folic acid also is an essential nutrient for maintaining healthy sperms that you can obtain from oranges. It also protects the sperm from genetic damage, which might lead to birth defects.


 

#9 Great for diabetics

The rich fibre content of oranges has the ability to keep a track of sugar levels in the body, preventing diabetes. It is also a good option for those who are diabetic. Also worth mentioning is that good oranges have a sweet taste, and since diabetics aren’t allowed to eat sweets or other sugary foods, they can eat oranges to tingle their taste buds.


 

#10 Prevents hair loss

Orange has high vitamin c content which is required for producing collagen which, in turn, is responsible for keeping the tissues in your hair together. Nobody likes bald patches on their head, and eating oranges can ensure that you do not have to part with your lovely hair as you grow older.

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My one month boy have right kidney (mild splinting of right PCS and APD 15 MM) and left kidney (moderate hydronephrosis APD 24 mm, Cortical thickness 3 mm and CMD maintained) Blood and urine and maturating Cystourethrogram (MCUG) is tests are Normal. Please tell me what I do now.

MS - General Surgery, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery(FMAS) & Reproductive Medicine, Diploma in Advanced Laparoscopic surgery, Training in Laparoscopy
General Surgeon, Srinagar
My one month boy have right kidney (mild splinting of right PCS and APD 15 MM) and left kidney (moderate hydronephros...
I guess your kid has VUR. Vesico ureteric reflux. It's better to consult a good urologist as early surgery prevents permanent damage to kidneys. The surgery has very good results. Regards.
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Hi doctor Please tell me what food can breast feeding mother avoid. And can she drink coconut water? She is breast feeding to 14 days old baby so please suggest some food for their health.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Hi doctor Please tell me what food can breast feeding mother avoid. And can she drink coconut water?
She is breast fe...
Yes breastfeeding mother can drink coconut water and eat all homely foods .In general, there are only two foods breastfeeding women should avoid or consume in very small amounts: alcohol and fish. ... Plus, any foods that someone in the family has an allergy to should be avoided; the most common ones are eggs, peanuts, soy, wheat, corn, and milk.
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My 33 months old boy's head always seems to have temp than normal. I used to apply castor oil on hs sole to reduce the body heat. Imdtly he has running nose with sneeze. How can I help him to have normal temp. Is hs BMI nrml?

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
Pediatrician, Ponda
My 33 months old boy's head always seems to have temp than normal. I used to apply castor oil on hs sole to reduce th...
Head is always warm in children. If you apply oil on it then it can cause sneezing,running nose due to smell of oil and accidental touching of nose with oil soiled hands. If you can check axillary temperature and find above 99.5°F then it's fever. Otherwise nothing is needed. Avoid putting oil on head as body looses heat by sweating and oil wool reduce it which in turn will raise the heat.
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