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Dr. Viswanath

Pediatrician, Chennai

Dr. Viswanath Pediatrician, Chennai
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Dr. Viswanath is an experienced Pediatrician in Puzhal, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at St Anthonys Hospital in Puzhal, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Viswanath on Lybrate.com.

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He is 7 years old . And the problem is .he is doing bed wet when he sleep 3 or 4 times in night. So please suggest .

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Need further information whether he started doing it recently or always has been like that. Does he have urine accidents in daytime too? make sure he drinks plenty of fluids in day time. No drinks 1 hour before bedtime. No tea/coffee/cocacola type drinks in evening. Treat constipation problem if it is there.

What are the probable reasons for occurrence of early onset of sepsis in newly born infants?

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What are the probable reasons for occurrence of early onset of sepsis in newly born infants?
Common causes 1. Amniotic fluid infection of the mother 2. Prolonged rupture of membranes prior to delivery 3. Delivery room environment 4. Infection in the mother common organism causing early onset sepsis in neonates is group b streptococcus which can be tested easily another common cause is pre maturity.
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Namasthe sir. My son is 11 months old. Can you suggest me some healthy food recipes for my son. Is cerelac or forex is suggestible to feed him.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
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Namasthe sir. My son is 11 months old.
Can you suggest me some healthy food recipes for my son.
Is cerelac or forex i...
A 11 month old baby should be eating virtually everything which is being cooked at home such as dhal, sabji (vegetables), rice, etc. Cerelac and farex can be good weaning food but are not the ideal ones.
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My 2 years old boy having suff nose and also having cough. So tell me some home remedies or best medicines.

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Respiratory tract infection should not be taken lightly in children who may not manifest fever. Get a pediatrician opinion. Till then keep the child warm, give plenty of fluid, rest and paracetamol if fever. Antibiotics like amoxycillin can be tried.
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My daughter is 3 months and 10 days old, her weight is not increasing she is 4.7 approx now and also she was diagnosed with hypocalcemia when she was born, her eyes rolled back, she was in NICU for 2 days. We have been giving her calcium syrup. Please advice.

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My daughter is 3 months and 10 days old, her weight is not increasing she is 4.7 approx now and also she was diagnose...
hello sir your daughter will be cure you should give her calcarea phos30 once in day for 3days and update me

Can I use pure coconut oil for daily use cooking to my one year old daughters food? Is it healthy for her?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
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Can I use pure coconut oil for daily use cooking to my one year old daughters food? Is it healthy for her?
Yes Coconut oil will be good for your child as studies show that it not only lower bad cholestrol an thus is good for heart but also improve glucose tolerance and reduce body fat accumulation .
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My son is 13 years old and he weighs approx 70 kg what should I do to make his weight normal. His height is approximately 5.3 feet.

PALS, MD, MBBS
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Hi, give him healthy food containing vegetables, cereals and fruits. Try to avoid junk food, cheese and oily food. Involve him in exercises, sports badminton cricket football, encourage him him in sports.
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Eczema: Why Homeopathy Is Best to Treat It?

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Eczema is a very common skin condition that can be identified by reddening of skin, feeling of itchiness in the infected area, appearance of scaly and dry patches of skin. This disease is mostly caused due to skin inflammation or irritation.

Here are some of the advantages of using homeopathy treatment for eradicating eczema:

1. Excellent for eliminating chronic conditions - Homeopathic medicines prove to be excellent in treating chronic diseases whose symptoms have been recurring over the years. We often find that the cause of an allergy is a hyperactive immune response of our body. In Homoeopathy, instead of treating the symptoms of allergy, we try to treat the very basic cause of the problem and set right the immune system. Once the immunity is in order and stops over reacting to ordinary stimuli, the allergy is cured and so are the symptoms of eczema. This is where Homeopathy has an edge over other branches of medicine. Homeopathy treatment of eczema does not believe in suppressing the disease, but curing the disease from its root cause, thereby causing permanent cures.

2. Doesn't have any negative impact on your immunity - Unlike allopathic drugs, homeopathic medicines don't harm the immune system of your body. They have a gentle effect on your body. In addition to this, these medicines are responsible for stimulation of your body's self-healing mechanism, which adds to its efficacy against diseases like eczema.

3. Provides long term cure - Traditional homeopathy effectively provides relief from conditions and prevents them from coming back. The approach of treatment followed by homeopathy is to provide remedies matching an individual's physical, emotional, genetic and medical conditions rather than providing a common treatment for a specific set of symptoms. This approach effectively works on many skin conditions like eczema and starts showing visible results within a few weeks. More importantly, it ensures that you don't experience the symptoms again.
Eczema: Why Homeopathy Is Best to Treat It?
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My 2 year old son is having fever since last two days. No cold no cough.

MD - Paediatrics
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Give him paracetamol if fever is rises again and its more than 101 f then we need too add some more medications.
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My daughter is 4 years old she has sensation of frequent urination please suggest what to do?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician
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It may be a sign of urinary tract infection. Get urine culture and sensitivity test & ultrasound kub done. Consult a pediatrician immediately for the treatment.

my son has an infection he has fever cough and he often vomits...can you help

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician
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How old is he? What is his weight? Probably your baby is quite sick and he vomits while coughing. I would suggest you to meet your doctor.

Hi doc, my 45 days old son is around 4.2 kg and his birth weight is 3.4 kg. Doc told his weight gain is too slow. I am on breastfeeding. He is around 56 cm in height. I am really worried. He is peeing and pooping. He looks quite active and normal. I am really confused. Please suggest whether I need to introduce formula or other supplements for his weight to peek.

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Hi doc, my 45 days old son is around 4.2 kg and his birth weight is 3.4 kg. Doc told his weight gain is too slow. I a...
Continue breastfeeding, your baby is growing normally & weight gain will be seen in near future. Supplement semisolid/liquid diet at 6 months of age. No need to start any formula feeds.
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Hello doctor, I have a child of four years old, he has 9points of hemoglobin how can I improve blood in his body, children they cay not eat green leaves etc, can I give him cerelac again. Please give me the answer quickly.

M.D.( Pediatrics), DCH
Pediatrician
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Investigate for cause of anaemia and treat accordingly. In most cases it is iron, b12, folic acid deficiency.

My son age-5 before 1 Month he was suffered with chicken pox thats why he getting marks on whole body please give me some suggestion to remove stains from his body its looking very badly and got wholes also.

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), DNB (Pediatrics), MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy), MRCPCH, Certificate in GI Endoscopy
Pediatrician
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My son age-5 before 1 Month he was suffered with chicken pox thats why he getting marks on whole body please give me ...
I believe you are talking about scars after chickenpox rash has faded. The dark spots on the body usually fades gradually but scars take longer to fade. Info unfortunately, there is no proven medicine to get rid of the scars. However, if your son find them cosmetically unappealing when he grows, he can get rid of the scars with dermatological procedures.
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Benefits of garlic

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist
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Home Remedy: Garlic

Generally known as Lasoon. To maintain normal health there is no any other substitute except Garlic.
It?s a great n effective natural antibiotic.

How to use:

Skin Problem: with neem for best result

Whooping cough: 1- Tab 2 times in day

Asthma: 3 pcs of Garlic boiled in Milk & drink every day night

Low BP: 1 Tab 2 times in a day

Earache: Boil well in oil and filter, use as ear drops

Phlegm: To Filtered as above & rub on chest and throat

Gas / Indigestion: 2- tab at Night

Its also useful in Fungal Infection, Acne, Obesity,Pimples, Tuberculosis, Ring Worms Etc ?
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My child was new born baby she is three months, for me milk level is low so please give me some tips to increase my feeding.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician
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My child was new born baby she is three months, for me milk level is low so please give me some tips to increase my f...
If your baby is passing 6 to 8 times urine in a day, gaining weight adequately, sleeping normally after the feeds she is getting good amount of milk.

My baby stools in every 2 to 3 hours and he is 1 month old. What is the reason not to stool clear in one time? Give suggestions.

MBBS, MD
Pediatrician
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My baby stools in every 2 to 3 hours and he is 1 month old. What is the reason not to stool clear in one time? Give s...
On breast feeding some children are constipated others pass stools 3-4 times. They don't need any medicine and recover by itself.
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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?

MBBS
General Physician
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Use of stimulant decreases the symptoms to a much good effect and if we don't give stimulant medication there will be more of conduct disorder and progress in disease and for side effects we have to monitor the person and advice them accordingly.

I have blessed with a baby boy on 16 jan 2016 now he was 28 weeks old when he was born and his weight is 1 kg 300 gm and now he has weight of 1 kg 400gm I want to know that when he will discharge from hospital is he safe in hospital or he will be safe at home as we can take special care off him 24×7 we should wait or bring him home doctors are saying that he is absolutely fine. Then why doctors are not giving him holiday.

doctor of Medicine in pediatrics
Pediatrician
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I have blessed with a baby boy on 16 jan 2016  now he was 28 weeks old when he was born and his weight is 1 kg 300 gm...
Hi your concern is totally valid, but the problem with extremly low birth weight babies is that even if they look good, there are chances they might go in apnea (sudden cessation of breathing) and they are prone to temp irreugalrities thats why doctors are not discharging the baby. I suggest let them do their work and take discharge are per the doctors advice.
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My son is now 8 years old.When he was 47 days hold he was operated V Shunt due to Hydrocephalus deices.In jun-14 first historic attack came and now VALPRIN is continue as a treatment. Issues at now are,hyper active,not stabilize,long conversations can't do.Numerical study like only, How can you help full to him?

Diploma in Paediatrics, MBBS
Sexologist
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Consult a clinical psychologist first, he already is on antiepileptics. So full mental assessment is essential.
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