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Dr. Santhosh K A  - Pediatrician, Bangalore

Dr. Santhosh K A

MBBS, DCH

Pediatrician, Bangalore

25 Years Experience  ·  0 - 200 at clinic
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Dr. Santhosh K A MBBS, DCH Pediatrician, Bangalore
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Santhosh K A is a renowned Pediatrician in HSR Layout, Bangalore. He has been a practicing Pediatrician for 25 years. He is a qualified MBBS, DCH . You can meet Dr. Santhosh K A personally at Kanaka Maternity Hospital in HSR Layout, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Santhosh K A on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Manipal Academy of Higher Education - 1993
DCH - Manipal Academy of Higher Education - 1996
Professional Memberships
Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Bangalore Pediatric Society

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Kanaka Maternity Hospital

No.152, Agara, HSR Layout, 1st Sector, 24th Main. Landmark: Next to Thirumala TheatreBangalore Get Directions
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Kanaka Maternity Hospital

#152, Agara, HSR Layout, 1st Sector, 24th Main, Agara, Landmark: Next to Thirumala Theatre.Bangalore Get Directions
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Hello doctor what should I do to increase my breast milk and my child crossed one month still her weight is same as born weight please suggest what to do.

MBBS, MD
Pediatrician, Gurgaon
child is just one month old.hence he should be fed every two hourly for 10 minutes on each breast.breastmilk increases more with sucking.drugs are not effective.
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I blessed with a baby boy 1 month back now he is 35 days old. Normally I went to child specialist doctor for normal check up. Doctor suggested me to don't massage with any oil to body. But our grandma said massage for child babies will improve baby body bit stronger. Can we massage baby body with oil. Please let me know whether can we do it or not.

Advaanced Diploma in Dietetics, National Certified Diabetes Educator, M. so. in Dietetics and Food service Management
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Nagpur
I blessed with a baby boy 1 month back now he is 35 days old. Normally I went to child specialist doctor for normal c...
No all doc say same thing. But you can use Figaro olive oil. It's good for baby's growth. N muscles also. No side effects.
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He is 2nd a half years old. But refuse to potty train. He wants to use his diapers. Creates a ruckus when I try to make him sit on d potty for his stools. How do I get him to train.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
He is 2nd a half years old. But refuse to potty train. He wants to use his diapers. Creates a ruckus when I try to ma...
He is only 2 years and give him some more time for training and gently advise and motivate. He will be trained with time.
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Help me with instant relief to skin rash around the neck of my baby, 16 months old.

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Mumbai
Skin rash is at neck fold or around the neck? how's rash red colour, itching present? since how many days? rash at any other site? excessive sweating is there? it is generally candidia infection or miliria.
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MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Jodhpur
Every newborn baby should be supplemented with 400 U.I of vitamin D till one year of age.
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My son is 5 year old. When he speaks, we feel some mucus is stuck behind his nose and when we blow nothing comes out. His one nostril is always blocked and he gets dry cough often. Please suggest good remedy for this ?

Pediatrician, Pune
His one nostril is always blocked, kindly get evaluated by ent surgeon, you never know these children can put anything in the nose, rule out any foreign body that he might have put in his nose, if not an ent surgeon would help you in diagnosing the condition, he needs a thorough ent evaluation.
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Preventing Thumb Sucking in Children

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Preventing Thumb Sucking in Children

Thumb or finger sucking is common in infants through the first year of their lives. A child usually turns to his thumb when he is tired, upset or bored.

A child younger than five years should not be pressured to stop thumb sucking. While majority of children give up such habits on their own before they enter school, about 15 percent of children continue thumb sucking past their fifth birthday. This is an age when teasing often starts, causing difficulties for children.

Apart from this, thumb sucking can also lead to dental problems. A child who is still sucking his thumb by age five, when permanent teeth start coming in, may develop an abnormal bite. In addition, prolonged thumb sucking can cause minor physical problems, such as chapped lips or cracked skin, calluses, or fingernail infections.

The effects of thumb sucking are usually reversible until the age of seven because children still have their deciduous (baby) teeth. If thumb sucking continues beyond that age, when the second teeth are erupting, permanent dental problems can occur.

There are various things you can do to help your child stop thumb sucking:

1. Reward your child and offer encouragement - For example, with a hug or praise to reinforce their decision to stop the habit.

2. Limit nagging - If children feel they are being nagged they will become defensive.

3. Mark their progress on a calendar - For example, place a star or a tick for each period (such as a day or week) that the child does not suck thumb or finger. Provide a special outing or a toy if the child gets through the period successfully.

4. Encourage bonding - For example, with a special toy.

5. Reminders - Give the child a mitten to wear as a reminder not to suck, or place unpleasant tasting nail paint (available from chemists) on the fingers or thumb. Placing a band aid over the thumb at bedtime is another reminder.

6. Offer distractions - While a child is watching tv, have toys available for children to play with. Sit with the child during this time and give a cuddle to help them not to suck. In the car, have toys available to keep children occupied.

7. Talk to your pediatrician and your child's dentist, who may recommend appropriate treatment that prevents thumb sucking.

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Our Pediatrician has prescribed Nasivion 0.25% for my 5-month old baby for his nasal congestion. But the label on medicine says for use in 1 to 6 year old children. Should I stop it? Already Given it twice and baby is better.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
Our Pediatrician has prescribed Nasivion 0.25% for my 5-month old baby for his nasal congestion. But the label on med...
You can continue as suggested by the doctor. If there is a recurring tendency then you can try Homeopathy which is safe and does not have any side effects.
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