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Dr. Githa K

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Dr. Githa K is one of the best Pediatricians in Kilpauk, Chennai. She is currently associated with Dr. Githa K's Clinic in Kilpauk, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Githa K on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Noida
Every patient is concerned about their child health , Despite great strides in decay prevention, one in four young children develops signs of tooth decay before they start school. Half of all children between the ages of 12 and 15 have cavities. Dental care should begin as soon as a child’s first tooth appears, usually around six months,Teeth can be wiped with a clean, damp cloth or a very soft brush. At about age 2, you can let kids try brushing for themselves -- although it’s important to supervise.

Are there any long-term effects associated with taking ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) medications? If so, what are they and what medications are implicated? What exactly is a spine block injection? Will it work long-term for low back pain due to disc problems? What causes Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and what is the best method of treatment? Can iodine help this condition?

FAMS, MS - Orthopaedics, Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Indore
Are there any long-term effects associated with taking ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) medications? I...
Dear Mr. Lybrate-user, namaskar, you must ask the first question to a psychiatrist. Spine block injections are used to treat such discs which are not so bad in the mri but still causing problem to the patient. Or where the patient does not accept surgery despite an indication in the mri. This is a palliative measure to alleviate pain temporarily. For few weeks to few months. Can not be predicted by the doctor. The hashimoto's disease is treated by endocrinologists. He will be able to answer your question properly. Take care.
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Baby Feeding Routine

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician,
Baby Feeding Routine
Complementary feeding

Complementary feeding / weaning should be started after 150 days of life.

Its better to start home prepared semi solids first. If you are not confident in preparing food initially you can give cerelac rice / cerelac wheat/ nestum rice etc.

Add a new food item only after trial of 3 days. I mean don't give new food everyday. Wait for any intolerance to a particular food.

Fruit juices orange, apple can be prepared at home and can be given from 7 months.

Mashed potato can be given by 7-8 months.

Egg can be give by 8-9 months. Give egg yolk initially and the egg white later.

Hi Doctor, Now I have 6 month baby for twins, so I can introduce to my kids for extra virgin olive oil, for oil massage and foods, can you reply doctor as soon as possible.

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatrician, Delhi
Hi Doctor, Now I have 6 month baby for twins, so I can introduce to my kids for extra virgin olive oil, for oil massa...
Why olive oil? Continue breast feeds along with normal complementary feeds with home based foods such a light khichri, suji kheer Clear soups, mashed banana etc. No extra added salt or sugar.
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M.D.( Pediatrics), DCH
Pediatrician,
A regular bed time routine is very necessary for a child.
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Good morning sir, my daughter was 11 years old ,she was toilet on the bed in sleeping position. What is the reason.

BAMS, MD, Panchakrma
Ayurveda, Nashik
Good morning sir, my daughter was 11 years old ,she was toilet on the bed in sleeping position. What is the reason.
Teach her. During day time. What not to do. Make habit of bowel clear. Before going to bed. Take less food in the evening.
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My baby daughter is about to complete 7 Months. Off late, Milk teeth has started coming. What are the precautions to be taken while this period.

Masters in Food and Nutrition, Certified Diabetic Educator
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolar
My baby daughter is about to complete 7 Months. Off late, Milk teeth has started coming. What are the precautions to ...
Whatever you give to your daughter should be sanitized properly. Breastfeeding has to be continued till 2 years of age. Breast milk strengthens the immunity power of the baby. No other food or milk does wonders as breastmilk does! So continue breastfeeding. Apart from that, Introduce foods only one at a time such as a teaspoon of boiled mashed rice, boiled mashed potato, clear veg strained water, clear strained dal water, thin buttermilk. Make sure your using clean water and utensils.
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My son is 5 months old. He is breastfed but the milk is not enough. He is being given NAN PRO 1. He is sometimes showing reluctance to have milk. Could he be given banana or crushed apple? If so please state quantity and frequency.

B.Sc - Home Science, PG Diploma - Dietics, M.Sc - DFSM
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Faridabad
My son is 5 months old. He is breastfed but the milk is not enough. He is being given NAN PRO 1. He is sometimes show...
Start weaning your child. Start with dal water, rice water. And then gradually to mashed stewed apple, mashed banana, etc. Then to khichadi, Dalia.
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Hi, my baby is 3 months old. He is doing poti once in 3 days and it is in green colour smelling a lot. Is that any problem? Please suggest me the solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi, my baby is 3 months old. He is doing poti once in 3 days and it is in green colour smelling a lot. Is that any pr...
I will suggest you to get his stools checked in a laboratory and follow up with reports and if there is no tightening of abdomen there is no problem even if he does not pass stools for seven days.
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My baby would turn four months on 19th of this month but he suckles at me whole night is it possible my feed is not enough for him? is top feed ok or am I thinking too much? formula milk he refuses

M.D.( Pediatrics), DCH
Pediatrician,
If he is putting on around 600 gms weight per month, your breast feeding is more than enough. It means he likes sucking.
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Tuberculosis - 114 Countries Join Hands To Eradicate It By 2030!

MBBS
General Physician, Fatehabad
Tuberculosis - 114 Countries Join Hands To Eradicate It By 2030!

In an effort to eradicate Tuberculosis (TB) by 2030, a total of 114 countries have joined hands to take action against TB. This collaboration was announced at the first WHO global ministerial conference in Moscow.

It has also been observed that since the year 2000, approximately 53 million lives were saved and the overall mortality rate has been reduced by 37 percent for TB. Despite the past efforts to control the spread of this deadly disease and is known to take lives more than any other contagious disease.

How should prevent yourself from getting affected?

  1. Get your vaccination on time

  2. Get yourself tested for TB regularly

  3. Eat a healthy and balanced diet

  4. Maintain hygiene

  5. Spend time in fresh air

  6. Try and limit your exposure to someone suffering from TB

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My baby girl had completed 5 month. Her birth weight is 3 kg now she is 5.5 kg. She is in breast feed only. She is doing green potty since last week. Doc said stop breastmilk and give her top feed isomil Bec she has stomach infection. He also prescribe antibiotics zifi100 but no relief yet. I am very upset. She is a active baby. One more query is her head is also not stable yet. please advise me.

Fellowship in Neonatology, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Bangalore
My baby girl had completed 5 month. Her birth weight is 3 kg now she is 5.5 kg. She is in breast feed only. She is do...
Hello weight is almost ok may be your baby have dysentery, wait for 2- 3 days, isomil and temporary stopping breast milk will help in reducing amount of loose stool. But stopping beast milk in 5 month baby is not ideal head control completes by 5-6 months, delay in another 1-2 months is acceptable, please provide birth details.
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My daughter is 4 months old as soon as she drinks milk formula as well as breastfeeding she sweats only on her forehead what's the reason please answer.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
My daughter is 4 months old as soon as she drinks milk formula as well as breastfeeding she sweats only on her forehe...
As long as there is only sweating on fore head need not to worry. As baby has sweat gland active on fore head only 1. Feed your baby in a cool area with comfortable temperature 2. Do not over dress the baby, just put one extra layer of clothes what we put. 3. Put cotton/ woolen clothes not synthetic 4. Watch for other symptoms - like fast heart rate, breathlessness, failure to gain weight, cough, blue colour over skin contact on private for further advise if required.
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My daughter is 11 months old and diagnosed with partial lactose intolerance at 2.5 mths old, she was partially taking mother milk until 7 mths age, she is now taking only zero lac milk powder. Her weight has been constant at 8 kg since past 2.months. what special care that should we do ? Any diet plan that she can recover on permanent basis ? I will be very gratefull.

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatrician, Delhi
Lactose intolerance is usually transient. Have you tried to introduce cows milk again or not ? You must try by giving some rice kheer or dahi chaval and wean the baby off the zerolac milk .
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Sir my three and half years old son (15 kg) was feeling uneasy and there was sputum in throat and running nose, I gave him bro-zedex ls kid 3.5 ml thrice a day with maxtra 3.5 ml thrice a day, I have given these combinations for a single day only. But in the last night dry coughing started with mild fever also and from today morning I have stopped bro-zedex ls kid and continue maxtra with nebulization (asthalin), he feel relaxed and took a cool nap. Should I give monocef-O also because of mild fever.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, Lybrate user, I being a homoeopath can suggest you some recourse in homoeopathy which is gentle, rapid & safe for children. Give her:@ Bryonia album 30-2 pills (suger pills like Sabudaney ke daney )thrice. Give her lukewarm water to drink. Avoid, smoke, dust, cold intake, fruits. Report after 4 days. Tk, care.
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My two years 1 month son is having a problem cough with temperature and running nose so what should I feed him. I tried giving L Montus and maxtra.

BHMS
Homeopath, Hooghly
My two years 1 month son is having a problem cough with temperature and running nose so what should I feed him. I tri...
Well give him honey in warm water, and he needs homoeopathic treatment, montus l is anti allergic this have soo many adverse effects, soo you can contact me through Lybrate in private consultation.
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My 6 month old baby having cold and cough. Doctor advised us sporidex 125 syrup - 1.25 ml 3 times a day and tussalyte syrup. And asked us to give nebulizer. Is giving antibiotics to 6 month old baby is good. Shall I continue with it or change the medicine. Advice please. Or what can be given next time. Thank you.

ENT Specialist, Anantapur
My 6 month old baby having cold and cough. Doctor advised us sporidex 125 syrup - 1.25 ml 3 times a day and tussalyte...
Dear lybrate-user When benefit outweigh the risk medicines are given to the children under 1 year age and your doctor had done his job best by helping you with the medication. Please don’t have any doubt in continuing the medication. And also please don’t use medication on your own or on any online suggestions because you are trying to treat a small baby. Take the baby to near by pediatrician whenever the baby falls sick. Get well soon.
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Mere one year ki baby ki nosy lagataar beh rahi h. Kya karu? Pleas tell me some home remedy.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
Pediatrician, Ponda
Mere one year ki baby ki nosy lagataar beh rahi h. Kya karu? Pleas tell me some home remedy.
Avoid powder, strong smell (lotion, cream, antiseptics, oils) smoke, use normal saline nasal drops. Don't put oil on the head. If it continues with fever, cough, green yellow colour discharge then see a pediatrician.
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My daughters age 10+, her period is not start now, we want her weight gain before starting her period.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
My daughters age 10+, her period is not start now, we want her weight gain before starting her period.
General instructions •Take meals in frequent intervals (ie every 2-3 hours) •Do not skip the meals •Take munakka, makhana, khajoor, anjeer, chuhara, nuts with milk •Take compulsory milk and milk products like yogurt, shakes, smoothies, sweet lassi, paneer, khoya etc. •Add soya flour, chana flour in your wheat flour chapatti. * take protien rich foods likes - paneer, soya, kala chaana, besan, egg, lobia. Some weight gaining snacks are: •Paneer tikka •Soya chaap •Tofu sandwich •Green mung sprouted sandwich •Paneer vegetable tikki •Cheeku shake, banana shake, anjeer shake.
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