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Dr. G. Prabhakaran  - Pediatrician, Chennai

Dr. G. Prabhakaran

MBBS, DCH, MD - Paediatrics

Pediatrician, Chennai

46 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. G. Prabhakaran MBBS, DCH, MD - Paediatrics Pediatrician, Chennai
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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. G. Prabhakaran is a trusted Pediatrician in Abhiramapuram, Chennai. He has helped numerous patients in his 45 years of experience as a Pediatrician. He has done MBBS, DCH, MD - Paediatrics. You can consult Dr. G. Prabhakaran at Madras ENT Research Foundation in Abhiramapuram, Chennai. Don?t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. G. Prabhakaran on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Madras Medical College, Madras University, Chennai - 1972
DCH - University of Madras - 1976
MD - Paediatrics - University of Madras - 1979
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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Fortis Malar Hospital - Chennai

No. 52, 1st Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, AdyarChennai Get Directions
  4.3  (123 ratings)
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Dear Dr. Mera 16 days ka baby hai uske dono gaal per dane ho gaye hai nose ke side me aur eyes ke thoda neche muje kis Dr. Se consult karna chaiye skin spe. Se ya peda. Se please sugest thanx.

MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, FNNF- Neonatology
Pediatrician, Hisar
Dear Dr. Mera 16 days ka baby hai uske dono gaal per dane ho gaye hai nose ke side me aur eyes ke thoda neche muje ki...
Hello Yeah normal hai Dane hona, no treatment is required. You can consult Paediatrician if you want.
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4 Foods That Strengthen Your Child’s Teeth

Fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology, MD Pediatrics (Gold Medalist), MBBS
Pediatrician, Delhi
4 Foods That Strengthen Your Child’s Teeth
4 Foods That Strengthen Your Child’s Teeth

Kids have a mind of their own when it comes to food. The unhealthier it is, the more they tend to like it. Most taste driven or sweet foods are harmful for your child’s oral hygiene. However not all foods that your children like to eat are as bad for their oral health, some even help strengthen their teeth.

Here are 4 foods that your children can have for healthy teeth and gums.

1) Sugarless Gum - It helps loosen plaque and increase the number of natural antibodies in the mouth. It also keeps the gums hydrated. While too much of anything is not good, these gums are good once in a while.

2) Crispy Vegetables - These might not be popular with children but can be made yummy with interesting dips to go with them. Raw carrots, celery, cauliflower, and green beans are chewing foods which clean the child's teeth and gums.

3) Natural Sugar - Sugar from milk, yoghurt and cheese are rich in vitamin D, phosphate and calcium. When consumed, they raise the pH level of the mouth which lowers the level of acids, hence reducing risk of tooth decay.

4) Vitamin C Rich Foods - Fruits like oranges, kiwis, strawberries, papayas and limes help kill bacteria that can cause gingivitis. They also aid a good supply of collagen in the child's gums. However, parents need to remember that one can eat citrus foods only after thirty minutes from brushing their teeth. This is because the citric acid in these foods can weaken the tooth enamel temporarily.


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My 1.5 year son awake after every hour at night. He started crying alot and when he cry he holds his legs. M not understanding the reason. In day time he sleeps soundly. Please tell me wat can be the reason.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
My 1.5 year son awake after every hour at night. He started crying alot and when he cry he holds his legs. M not unde...
If baby is otherwise normal, most likely reason of his cry is his hunger and/ or desiring to play and/ or for outing. As you said that he sleeps in day time, now night is his playing time. This is normal habit of child at this age. Give him some time to play with him and look for his desire of food, I hope problem shall be resolved.
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Hi, my son is three years old. He is having cough in night only. Day time he is very much ok, but night only he is having cough. What medicine we have to give?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Tumkur
Hi, my son is three years old. He is having cough in night only. Day time he is very much ok, but night only he is ha...
Night cough after1am may be a sign of asthma. Cough soon after going to bed may be a sign of post nasal drip. As you have not mentioned the time of onset of cough difficult to tell exactly.
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Preserve child's milk teeth

BDS, Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research, Certified Implantologist, Certified LASER dentist
Dentist, Kolkata
It is always better to preserve a child's teeth till its succadenous one comes to a proper level. If there are cavities in a childs teeth go for filling or other conservative treatment as it preserves the arch lenght and maintenance of space for permanent teeth. Try to avoid dental extractions of cavitated milk teeth.
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Sir, My son who is 2 months old he not doing potty (latrine) on regular basis since one month he has done potty only thrice with the help of medicines request for some good suggestion thanks.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
Pediatrician, Vellore
Sir, My son who is 2 months old he not doing potty (latrine) on regular basis since one month he has done potty only ...
Mother fed babies are slow and late to bowel movements at times. It is not the frequency which counts for the normality of a baby's potty. It is the consistency of stool to hold a bababy constipated or not. Pls bother about consistency not the frequency. Secondly in years case only twice or thrice in 2 months! if it is really so, in reliable information then it is a matter of concern. Pls check with pediattritian in person for any congenital (by birth) anal malformation (atritia) or stricture to be ruled ou.
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Aquasol A capsule I had taken for my 14 months daughter. But I don't know how to use this. Kindly help.

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatrician, Delhi
Aquasol A capsule I had taken for my 14 months daughter. But I don't know how to use this.
Kindly help.
Aquasol A is vitamin A. It is oily based. Usually the strength is 25000 IU. To give it to the baby, Please prick the capsule with needle and squeeze the oil out in spoon. You can mix with milk and give.
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My Baby age 3 Month .Doctor give him BIFILAC DRY SYRUP .But after Use this medicine my baby suffering Pain. What can now do?

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatrician, Delhi
My Baby age 3 Month .Doctor give him BIFILAC DRY SYRUP .But after Use this medicine my baby suffering Pain. What can ...
Please stop using it. It is important to understand why a medicine is being given and how it should be given. Please check with your Pediatrician again.
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What are all the common reasons that baby getting crying at the middle of night while sleeping?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
What are all the common reasons that baby getting crying at the middle of night while sleeping?
It may be colicky abdominal pain or hunger. If he refuses to feed you have to burp properly. Avoid bottle feed and also give Colicaid drops which will relieve pain and gas
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My kid is 2 months old, bubunocele is reported in scan how should it be treated, can we do it without surgery?

MS - General Surgery, FMAS.Laparoscopy
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
My kid is 2 months old, bubunocele is reported in scan how should it be treated, can we do it without surgery?
Hello dear Lybrate user, hi Warm welcome to Lybrate.com I have evaluated your query thoroughly. At 2 months, surgery is not hard and fast decision for bubonocele just wait for 9-12 months age for the progress or regression of the condition Hope this clears your query. Wishing you fine recovery. Welcome for any further assistance at my private URL https://www.Lybrate.com/gandhinagar/doctor/dr-bhagyesh-patel-general-surgeon Regards take care.
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