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Dr. S  Thangavelu - Pediatrician, Chennai

Dr. S Thangavelu

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

Pediatrician, Chennai

48 Years Experience  ·  150 - 300 at clinic
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Dr. S Thangavelu MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH) Pediatrician, Chennai
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. S Thangavelu is a popular Pediatrician in Chetpet, Chennai. He has had many happy patients in his 48 years of journey as a Pediatrician. He studied and completed MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH) . He is currently associated with Mehta Hospitals Pvt Ltd in Chetpet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. S Thangavelu on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - University of Madras - 1970
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Madurai Medical College - 1980
Languages spoken
English
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Royal College of Physicians (UK)

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Mehta Hospitals Pvt Ltd

#2, McNichols Road, 3rd Lane, Chetpet. Landmark: Near Shoppers Stop, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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Easy Ways to Groom Your Baby

MBBS, MD - Paediatrics, CRT in Autism
Pediatrician, Delhi
Easy Ways to Groom Your Baby

While your baby is definitely adorable the way he or she is, a little grooming doesn’t really hurt! Yes, all babies are gorgeous, but they could definitely be pampered with a little upkeep when it comes to the skin, nail and hair department. The more you pay attention to how your infant looks and feels, the more comfortable and healthy they are the better it is.

  1. Shower care: A baby is at his/her natural best when allowed to splash around carelessly in the tub, but here are a few tips you can follow to make sure it all goes smooth and breezy:
    1. ​Keep it under 10 minutes: Try to keep your baby’s bath time to a limit of ten minutes, as too much water can dry out their delicate skin.
    2. Boats, not bubbles: While bubbles can look pretty, and babies love playing around in them, bubbles can also be drying on the baby’s skin. Swap them with bath toys instead, which are equally, if not more fun!
    3. Lotion up immediately afterward: The best time to lotion up your baby is immediately after his/her bath, as this seals the moisture inside the baby’s skin, making it more supple.
  2. Gum and tooth care
    1. ​Before the baby sprouts teeth: Make it a habit to wipe your baby’s gums daily, which will make them get used to a regular teeth cleaning habit. Don’t use toothpaste and toothbrush; a simple soft cloth is enough.
    2. After the baby sprouts teeth: You can now start using a toothbrush to softly clean your baby’s teeth. While toothpaste is not entirely necessary, you can use a negligible amount of it if you want.
  3. Nail care: Babies are almost always hyper active (well, unless they’re asleep), so you need to be careful while cutting their nails:
    1. While your baby is napping/immediately after a bath: Of course, the easiest time to trim your little one’s nails is when they’re asleep, but post bath, the nail cuticles soften, which makes it the best time to trim nails.
    2. Use a nail file: While filing does take a longer time than simply clipping, there’s a lesser chance of ending up accidentally bruising your baby’s skin.
    3. Don’t let your baby bite their nails: This is a bad habit that needs to be stopped right from infancy, so don’t let your baby make a habit of biting their nails.
  4. Hair care: Cutting your baby’s hair for the first time is a big event, and is as essential starting step to preparing your baby for further grooming:
    1. Be careful: Make sure your baby is sitting still when you are in the process of cutting their hair. You can have someone sit the baby on their lap while you go about doing your job.
    2. Don’t worry about the baby’s hair condition: It is completely natural for babies to have very thin hair or a lesser amount of hair; that is nothing to be worried about, it’s completely normal. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Pediatrician.
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Child age 2 years months. He will not eat food. He will not go toilet daily. So please tell me for this remedy.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
Child age 2 years months.
He will not eat food. He will not go toilet daily. So please tell me for this remedy.
Don't force him to eat. Give him food of his choice well nutritious prepared at home. Toileting in 2 to 3 days is normal.
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Hi sir, my son have continuous cough since January 30. I consult doctor and gave medicine but still he suffer a lot. What is the way to control this? Pls.

FELLOWSHIP IN PCCM, FELLOW-PEDIATRIC FLEXIBLE BRONCHOSCOPY, FELLOWSHIP IN PEDIATRIC CARDIAC CRITICAL CARE, D.C.H., M.B.B.S
Pediatrician, Ahmedabad
non resolving cough is ; a serious concern ! unless proved otherwise it's a sign of allergic cough or bronchitis .YOu must meet the pediatrician for solution of this --> usually nebulised form of therapy for this gives better and quicker recovery. Regards n Get well soon.
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Hello Doctor, I have a six months baby. Next week, we are going to fly to Kuwait. Can I give him a dose of Pedicloryl syrup before flying to avoid the disturbances to the baby due to atmospheric pressure variations? Awaiting for your valuable reply. Thanking you.

MBBS, MD
Pediatrician, Gurgaon
Hello Doctor, I have a six months baby. Next week, we are going to fly to Kuwait. Can I give him a dose of Pedicloryl...
yes you can give half an hour before boarding the flight..please also put cotton ear plug during flight.
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I want to stop breastfeeding as my child is 14 months old but she refused to take any other milk. So please suggest me the ways how can make her to drink.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
You simply refuse to breast feed and when the child feels hungry you feed from a cup with spoon or a sipper but do not use nipple and bottle. You can pit a bana aid on nipple and she will refuse to suck seeing the difference from normal nipple
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Hello. Ma baby is 5 month old and has eczema. Doctor has suggested fucidin h ointment along with atarax drops. Also dewsoft kid lotion. Is all dese safe fr my kid. I'm worried because fucidin h has steroids. Also how long will dis skin problem will be there for my kid?

Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL), MBBS
Dermatologist, Ranchi
Plz upload its photo, its very rare to develop eczema in such little baby, it might be fungal infection.
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My new born baby (12 days old) have some eye infection is it okay if I use ofloxacin ophthalmic solution on baby is it okay for baby who is just 12 days old.

MS, FVRS
Ophthalmologist, Guntur
My new born baby (12 days old) have some eye infection is it okay if I use ofloxacin ophthalmic solution on baby
is i...
It is better to use Tobramycin eye drops instead of Ofloxacin eye drops to prevent allergical reactions.
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How to care a newborn baby? My baby is a girl she is crying too much. Please help me to relax the baby.

Pediatrician, Kaithal
How to care a newborn baby? My baby is a girl she is crying too much. Please help me to relax the baby.
You should follow certain guidelines like only breast feeding for first six months, avoid visitors, no ghutti, gripe water, no Kajal , no talc powder. If baby is crying excessively then you should consult a doctor
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Hi, my 10 months old girl kid has 42 cm as head circumference which is 7 percentile in who chart. She is very active, crawling, babblings, clapping, saying bye. Is head circumference related to brain growth? btw, my mom and mom in law has 51cm. Me and husband is 57cm? should I need to be worried?

Pediatrician, Pune
did the baby have any perinatal problems , ? does she have any other neurological problems ? are any investigations USG / CT of the brain been done , any other investigations done ? it is important to rule out any disorder / anomaly , though she may be normal
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Sir my baby boy new bon 10 days. Mother feeding was going on. For milk digestion which drops can we use.

MBBS, Diploma In Family Medicine, Fellowship Diabetology
General Physician, Firozpur
Sir my baby boy new bon 10 days. Mother feeding was going on. For milk digestion which drops can we use.
Hello. I can understand your concern. Here i assume that you are taking about some milk that come out after feeding. If this is the case then you need not to worry. Try feeding the boby with head end raised, dont over feed the baby and burping after feeding is very important. If you have some other query i will surely help you, you can consult me for that. I hope it helped. Thanks.
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