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Dr. Lavanya Karthikeyan

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Dr. Lavanya Karthikeyan is a trusted Pediatrician in Ambikapuram, Chennai. She is currently practising at Ashwin Children's Clinic in Ambikapuram, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Lavanya Karthikeyan on Lybrate.com.

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55/1, Karthikeyan Salai, Periyar Naga,Landmark:Near Siva Vishnu Temple, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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My son is 4 years old And he has eaten today dart tablet What to do now? Please advice

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
If he has taken only one tablet then no need to panic... Just keep a close watch... If taken more than Consult immediately..
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I am a mother of 3 month old baby. As I had breast mastitis, my was on mostly formula milk. Now am well and want to stop formula milk totally. But the problem is my breast milk supply decreased. What to do to increase it as soon as possible? please help me.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
Continue breast feeding till breast is empty or baby is satisfied and keep top milk ready to feed baby if he is still hungery. This is natural and effective way of increasing milk production. Take yourself good nutritious diet.
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Can 7-la antacid solution 200 ml be given to 1.5 years old child she is facing loose motion problem. Please advise.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Can 7-la antacid solution 200 ml be given to 1.5 years old child she is facing loose motion problem. Please advise.
Antacid is not for loose motion. You ask me privately with details like how many times, watery or pus is there and if on bottle feed stop bottle. Give plenty of water every time loose motion comes. Don't feel ater given is coming out, it is to replace the water lost in each loose stools.
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Hi my baby has 12 months old. He effected with cough and cold. I am giving him nebulization. Could you please tell me for cough medicine.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
Hi my baby has 12 months old. He effected with cough and cold. I am giving him nebulization. Could you please tell me...
You may try antihistamine levo citirizine 2.5 ml once in a day for 2 days and instill saline nasal drops in each nostrils 3-4 times in a day. If there is no relief or symptoms increases, consult doctor.
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My 2year old boy getting bleeding from nose. He z 7th mnth born baby. Doctor suggested only nasal drops. Is it enough? R any necessity to change food habits?

MD - Homeopathy
Pediatrician, Mumbai
My 2year old boy getting bleeding from nose. He z 7th mnth born baby. Doctor suggested only nasal drops. Is it enough...
Firstly you need to find out the cause of bleeding from nose. There are various minor to major causes of bleeding from nose. So accordingly we can plan further line of treatment. Food has no relation with bleeding from nose.
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My child is 45 days old and she was diagnosed with hydrocephalus on 8 th month. And she was a normal delivery at end of 8th month. We see only head circumference is high, her activities are normal. Its preferred to do etv for her.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
My child is 45 days old and she was diagnosed with hydrocephalus on 8 th month. And she was a normal delivery at end ...
She may have delayed development and have intelligence impairment and she needs to be given a shunt for draining the hydrocephalus fluid and physiotherapy for gaining normal power
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MBBS, Diploma In Child Health
Pediatrician, Hyderabad
A baby as young as 12 months should be bathed not more than three times a week.
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Hi Doctor, My son is now 3 and half years. He had Cryptorchidism at birth and done keyhole surgery when he is 1 year old. Now he have Ferible seizure when temperature become 100f. 1. How Cryptorchidism occur in some children. How to prevent it when she is pregnant for 2nd baby. 2. Is Febrile seizure occurs because he had Cryptorchidism and he gone through keyhole surgery. Is there any connection. Please reply doctor.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Agartala
Hi Doctor,
My son is now 3 and half years. He had Cryptorchidism at birth and done keyhole surgery when he is 1 year ...
No relation. Seizure due to high fever only may be there which usually subsides by 6 yrs. Do not worry for that. But give prophylaxis clobazam as your child specialist gave for short duration. But get done one EEG (electro encephalo gram) to rule our seizure disorder for which prolonged medication needed. Do not worry about the surgery.
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My daughter is 2 and half months old. I think her digestive system is not proper. She vomit milk every now and then. Her motion is very liquid type. Please suggest me. She is depends on only breast feeding.

MD Pediatrics
Pediatrician, Vadodara
My daughter is 2 and half months old. I think her digestive system is not proper. She vomit milk every now and then. ...
It is important to give exclusively breastfeeding for 6 months of age if you give only your breast milk then there is no need to worry and there are very very less chances of infection. There is no need to give outside water of any type of supplements which might lead to infection and vomiting. Simple multivitamins and Vitamin D might be needed as prescribed by your pediatrician. It is important to burp the child after every episode of breastfeeding to remove the excess amount of air that the child has swallowed with breastfeeding. If the burping is not done properly the air remains in the stomach and later goes into the intestine this leads to decrease the amount of milk intake by the baby as well as increase chances of vomiting. Burping should be done for approximately 10 to 15 minutes and if the baby is more prone to vomiting then it can be continued for 20 to 30 minutes. This decreases the chances of vomiting to a large extent even after doing this the vomiting persists then kindly meet your pediatrician. He will assess the child and guide you accordingly. Also after exclusive breastfeeding the motions are usually Semi solid to liquid. If you are confident that you have been given only your breast feeding then the doctor is confident that the baby will not have any type of infection and the vomiting and loose stool that happens might be normal.
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