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Dr. M.S Ranjith

MBBS, DCH, MD - Paediatrics

Pediatrician, Chennai

36 Years Experience  ·  100 - 400 at clinic
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Dr. M.S Ranjith 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. M.S Ranjith is an experienced Pediatrician in Chetpet, Chennai. Doctor has been a practicing Pediatrician for 36 years. Doctor is a qualified MBBS, DCH, MD - Paediatrics . Doctor is currently practising at Mehta Hospitals Pvt Ltd in Chetpet, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. M.S Ranjith and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune - 1982
DCH - Government Medical College Calicut - 1986
MD - Paediatrics - Goverment Medical College, Calicut - 1987
Awards and Recognitions
Cardiac abnormalities in birth asphyxia
Atrioventricular discordance with ventriculoarterial concordance in situs solitus. A case report and review of literature
Kawasaki's disease in south India
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Cardiac conduction abnormalities and arrythmias after the arterial switch opeartion for transposition of the great arteries
publications : Common congenital cyanotic heart defects , Diagnosis & management
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Paediatric Cardiac Society of India

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Mehta Hospitals Pvt Ltd

#2, McNichols Road, 3rd Lane, Chetpet. Landmark: Near Shoppers Stop.Chennai Get Directions
400 at clinic
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Dr. Mehta's Hospitals

No.2, McNichols Rd, 3rd Lane, Chetpet, Chennai Landmark : Near Shoppers StopChennai Get Directions
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Kauvery Hospitals

#199, Luz Church Road Landmark : Opposite To FBBChennai Get Directions
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My baby when born is iucr and he is 2 now but he is not healthy not eats food what to do. Please tell to make him healthy.

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My baby when born is iucr and he is 2 now but he is not healthy not eats food what to do. Please tell to make  him he...
Iugr babies usually will have good catch up growth. Children usually don't eat well during 2nd year. Give for worms and any multi vitamin preparation.
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Hi. My baby is 1 week old. She is little less in complexion and fair. This will be her permanent colour r her colour will change. If not .How to make her fair. Is there any home remedy or cream to her skin. And also she has dry skin.

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Dermatologist, Thane
Hi. My baby is 1 week old. She is little less in complexion and fair. This will be her permanent colour r her colour ...
Donot worry about her skin color. Just enjoy the motherhood currently. The color of babies change a lot. If she has dry skin then donot apply besan or any other powder while bathing.
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My baby started sucking her thumb. When I extract her thumb out of mouth, she started crying. How can she get rid of her habit.

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My baby started sucking her thumb. When I extract her thumb out of mouth, she started crying. How can she get rid of ...
It is called a thumb sucking habit developed by child,so for the same habit breaking appliance we can fabricate and can prevent habit.
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Movement Disorders - Different Types That Can Affect Your Child!

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MRCPCH, MRCP (UK), MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Delhi
Movement Disorders - Different Types That Can Affect Your Child!

Movement disorders can trigger from various types of brain injuries, metabolic disturbances, inflammation, trauma, side effects of medication, genetic disorders, infections etc. The brain structures that get affected are believed to include the thalamus, brainstem, basal ganglia, cortex etc. Since all these structures function together, any abnormalities in any of the structures can compromise movement. For instance, a kid suffering from primary dystonia can lead a near normal life, if the condition is detected and treated early in life. However, on the other hand, if the same condition goes undetected it can cripple the child for the rest of his life. 

Different types of moment disorder-

  1. Chorea: It results from a neurological injury. The movement of children suffering from this condition becomes irregular and dance-like. The child often becomes slow or more forceful in their movement. If the condition affects the legs, a kid can frequently stumble and face difficulty while walking. Sydenham chorea is a condition that is not very severe and is reversible with treatment. 
  2. Tremor: It is a condition that is characterized by trembling or shaky movements. This often results from an underlying and undetected condition that may be genetic in nature or a side effect of other medications. A kid suffering from this condition faces difficulty in fine-tuning movements. Tremor may run in family e.g. essential tremors
  3. Myoclonus: It a disorder that involves quick involuntary muscle jerks that a child fails to resist.The jerks can be frequent or occasional, there may or may not be a pattern involved to it. This condition has no long-term complication on a child’s health, but it is necessary to evaluate the type of myoclonus a child is suffering from and must be differentiated from myoclonic seizure. 
  4. Dystonia: It causes the muscle groups to contract abnormally, due to faulty signals of the brain. Instead of a coordinated contraction of muscles, they can contract in opposition causing the push and the pull muscles to work together. This can cause uncomfortable and painful twisting of limbs. 
  5. Tourette syndrome: It is involuntary in nature, where sudden sounds or movements that appear, vanishes over a prolonged time period. This condition is the advanced form of muscle tics. They can involve any part of the body and greatly varies in severity. Children can successfully suppress tics but over time they build a sense of wrongness while resisting it. Most tic disorders are reversible with the right treatment. 
  6. Ataxia: It results from a failure of motor coordination of the cerebellum, due to an injury or dysfunction. This condition can have various patterns involved to it. While few types of ataxia can come and go due to a condition such as metabolic disorder, epilepsy, genetic mutation etc, some begin abruptly due to brain bleed or stroke

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The child is female of 10 years old, is thin and lean. She is not putting up weight and very little interest in educational activities. She is very dull and not interested in any outdoor activities. She has fever with cough frequently and also complaining of loose stools many times.

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The child is female of 10 years old, is thin and lean. She is not putting up weight and very little interest in educa...
the girl of 10 years should weigh 28 kg with height 137cm as per standards. Obviously she is undernourished for long period,resulting in immunosuppression( reduced resistance to diseases) making her prone to infections. Dietary readjustment & correction of deficiencies will result in better health.This may take time but essential for good health.
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My baby is 2 months old she is struggling while nursing. During nursing she coughing and she doing deep breath for 4 to 5 times after that. What to do doctor for over active letdown.

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My baby is 2 months old she is struggling while nursing. During nursing she coughing and she doing deep breath for 4 ...
Reason for struggling cough and breathing deep is either latching is not properly or most likely her nostrils are blocked or gets blocked during feed. Take care of these. If there is milk Bank in your town you may give there excessive milk. If condition is not resolved, consult pediatrician.
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He is 5 year old and have chronic constipation. Hard stools and pain while passing stools. Sometimes he is so scared that he holds his stools inside for 2-3 days. Please advice.

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It is a vicious cycle pain causes retention of stools which causes hard stools again causing pain. You should go for text consult with me for breaking this cycle.
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Please suggest some good products like any good brand oil which can help in making baby and baby bones strong. Also suggest any brand for milk supplement for my baby. Also any other thing whichbu can suggest I should start for him at this age like pediasure etc.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
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Please suggest some good products like any good brand oil which can help in making baby and baby bones strong. Also s...
U have not mentioned age of baby. Olive oil or vegetable oil like coconut are good for every age for massage. Exclusive breast milk upto 6 months of age and for children all good nourishing food available in home are best. Even now if you have any query, consult with me.
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