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Dr. Rajiv Sehgal

MD - Paediatrics

Pediatrician, Chandigarh

27 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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Dr. Rajiv Sehgal MD - Paediatrics Pediatrician, Chandigarh
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Dr. Rajiv Sehgal is an experienced Pediatrician in Sector 32, Chandigarh. He has had many happy patients in his 27 years of journey as a Pediatrician. He is a qualified MD - Paediatrics . He is currently practising at Children Clinic & Vaccination Centre in Sector 32, Chandigarh. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Rajiv Sehgal on Lybrate.com.

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MD - Paediatrics - Government Medical College, Chandigarh - 1992
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English
Hindi

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Children Clinic & Vaccination Centre

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My niece who takes normal diet and is of 9 years of age is really very weak physically. Kindly suggest some solution for improving her health.

M.D.Pediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Mumbai
Dear Lynbrate user 26kg is not bad according to Indian Standards as American Stan.is30kg at 10yrs. Take care of her diet .deworm her and give her fruits and vegetables and dal also. Do not scold her
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My baby is of 51/2 months and still on breastfeed. Can I start with something else? and if yes, then what it can be?

Pediatrician, Pune
Yes you can start her on rice water, light moong dal, continue the same for 1 month with increasing the frequeny and quantity every week, you can introduce new foods every 15 days - month, boiled potato, vegetables smashed, pulped fruits, banana, chikkoo inroduced till 9 months of age, by 1 year of age she can have everything made at home
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Hi Sir, At 6 weeks, my son did not get vaccinated against IPV and PCV 1. But OPV was given. So when can I reschedule IPV1 and PCV 1. Next Vaccination is due on 24th July.

FELLOWSHIP IN PCCM, FELLOW-PEDIATRIC FLEXIBLE BRONCHOSCOPY, FELLOWSHIP IN PEDIATRIC CARDIAC CRITICAL CARE, D.C.H., M.B.B.S
Pediatrician, Ahmedabad
Hi Sir, At 6 weeks, my son did not get vaccinated against IPV and PCV 1. But OPV was given. So when can I reschedule ...
you can club with any of your next vaccination date ..however isolated ipv is not available so far in our country at the movement , it comes as a combination vaccine . remember no vaccination is considered missed if you would administer it at kater date also..it is just counted as delayed ! so go ahead and protect the disease before it occurs.
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Dear sir, My 2.5 years old baby pooping in green colour then what reason and give me solution. Can I use walamycin ds for it.

FELLOWSHIP IN PCCM, FELLOW-PEDIATRIC FLEXIBLE BRONCHOSCOPY, FELLOWSHIP IN PEDIATRIC CARDIAC CRITICAL CARE, D.C.H., M.B.B.S
Pediatrician, Ahmedabad
Dear sir,
My 2.5 years old baby pooping in green colour then what reason and give me solution.
Can I use walamycin ds...
well green coloured stool doesn't need antibiotics at all..unless it is abnormally loose stool. green colour is due to digestive juices which are greenish in colour. avoid walamycin in your own.

My daughter is 3.5 years old. She frequently suffers from cold and fever, once every month and is always on antibiotics. Can you please prescribe any medicine to develop her immunity against viral infection.

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Vapi
Himalaya has very good product septaline and bresol syrup these are ayurvedic products and which boosts immunity and help to live a proper life.
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Reasons Behind Whooping Cough In Children!

MBBS, MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Jaipur
Reasons Behind Whooping Cough In Children!

Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a highly communicable respiratory disease, which particularly affects babies younger than 6 months and who haven't been vaccinated yet. It can also affect children of 11 to 18 years of age who suffer from low immunity.

Vaccination has significantly decreased the incidence in infant age group, though there is rise seen in incidence in older age groups, hence small pertussis component is getting added in booster doses in older ages. 

If the diagnosis of a whooping cough is done at an early stage, antibiotics of suitable dosage could help cut down coughing and few other symptoms. Doing so will also help prevent the infection from spreading to others.

What causes a whooping cough?

1. Bordetella pertussis bacteria

A whooping cough, characterised by a 'whooping sound', is caused by a bacterial infection called bordetella pertussis. The bacteria when inhaled get attached to the lining of the airways in your child's upper respiratory system, wherein they release toxins to cause swelling and inflammation. It's mostly transmitted to you from your infant, especially when he/she is in the early stages of the infection and hasn't been diagnosed yet. It can last about three weeks, this duration is reducible to five days, by antibiotic treatment.

2. Transmission from an infected person

When anyone infected with the disease sneezes or coughs, the droplets in the surrounding become infected. Young children who come in contact with the contaminated surrounding may get infected by the same bacteria.

How to recognise the signs of whooping cough?

The symptoms tend to worsen gradually and become worse at night, there are bouts of a cough as the airway gets irritated by the bacterial toxin leading to swelling and inflammation and mucus production with airway spasm.

You know that your child has this condition if he/she displays the following symptoms:

Moreover, children under 18 months of age affected with whooping cough should be watched at carefully as persistent coughing can disrupt their breathing process. It has multiple complications and can cause severe pneumonia itself. Can be effectively treated by macrolide group of antibiotics.

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, age 7 yrs, shows multiple bilateral neck lymphadenopathy (Reactive) and small nodule with cystic changes in left lobe of thyroid. Features suggesting colloid nodule.

MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
My daughter, age 7 yrs, shows multiple bilateral neck lymphadenopathy (Reactive) and small nodule with cystic changes...
I hope all the investigations are done and diagnosis is proved. Thyroid swelling in children are uncommon and needs to be properly evaluated. Reactive lymphadenopathy if not responding to antibiotics I suggest you to get a repeat fnac of thyroid and lymph nodes.
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I have a one year old girl child. Her head temperature is not normal. And sweating. What is the problem doctor.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
I have a one year old girl child. Her head temperature is not normal. And sweating. What is the problem doctor.
Head normal temp can not be defined. It may be warm on touch which is normal so sweating for some babies. If you suspect fever by touching head, measure temp by thermometer which is right way to assess fever.
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