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Treatment of Child and Adolescent Problems
Thyroid Problems Treatment
Thyroid Disorder Treatment
Paediatric Critical Care
Treatment of Childhood Infections
Child Nutrition Management
Growth And Development Including General Paediatri
Management of New Born Care
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (Pgd)
Congenital Ear Problem Treatment
Treatment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome In Adolesce
Treatment of Thyroid Disease in Children
Cleft Lip Treatment
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I had consulted Dr. Adil when my daughter, who is 4 years old suffered from a persistent fever. He never rushes you, as some other doctors tend to do. The same goes with clearing of your doubts. He will very patiently answer your fears or queries. I liked his approach in treating patients, which is to be safer than sorry.
CHILDHOOD OBESITY - AN EPIDEMIC.
.Obesity generally means excess fat
. Although rare in the past, now amongst the most widely spread medical problem in children
. Statistics from CDC point out that large proportion of obese children eventually become obese adults.
. obesity in children can result in many problem, some of them occur within childhood, while other occur when they are adults.
Problems in childhood
2. Diabetes mellitus
3. High blood pressure
4. High cholesterol
5. Heart failure
6. Liver problems
7. bone & joint problems
8. Growth problems
9. Emotional & social problems
10. Sleep apnea ( heavy snoring & disturbed sleep )
Obese children in their adulthood can have the following problems -
1. Heart disease
5. Gall bladder disease
I will mention about how obesity can be prevented.
DID YOU KNOW - Child obesity can be prevented? ??
. In infancy Breast feeding for a minimum of 6 mth
. Physical activity- 1-2 hr of physical activity per day including outside play
. No screen time for children less than 2 years. For children more than 2 years - 30 min. of tv time on.week day & no more than 2 hours of quality screen time on weekends.
. Serve fruits or vegetables at every meal, eat with entire family together whenever possible & no fried food / snacks. Instead healthy alternative recipe can be tried.
. Beverages. Provide access to water during meals. No high calorie drinks. Low/No fat milk in children less than 2 years.
. Last but not the least, children learn from adults, therefore, if you need to imbibe such healthy quality, parents need to do it themselves before asking the children to do it.
Source - CDC / Patient.co.uk
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If your child develops fever & then recovers from it & then he/ she develops the following symptoms , you need to rush to hospital because it can be potentially be life threatening.
1. Severe tummy pain or persistent vomiting.
2. Red spots or rashes on the skin
3. Bleeding from nose or gums
4. Vomiting blood
5. Black tarry motions
6. Dullness or irritability
7. Pale cold palms & soles
8. Difficulty breathing
Reference - centre for disease control ( CDC ) USA