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Dr. Sikha Mangla

Pediatrician, Delhi

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Dr. Sikha Mangla is a renowned Pediatrician in Pandav Nagar, Delhi. You can visit her at Mangla Child & Ent Clinic in Pandav Nagar, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sikha Mangla on Lybrate.com.

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I have a 1 year old baby boy. His don't have teeth doctor. & his still not walking. why doctors?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
I have a 1 year old baby boy. His don't have teeth doctor. & his still not walking. why doctors?
He may be slightly delayed in development . His detailed growth pattern need to be discussed . If you wait for 1 or 2 months the tooth will come unless he has any other disease. Give him Calcium syrup
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6 Common Ear Problems in Children

MBBS, MS - ENT, DNB
ENT Specialist, Gurgaon
6 Common Ear Problems in Children

The ear is made up of three parts that is outer, middle and the inner part. Infections, disorders and ailments in the ear can occur across all age groups and in any part of the ear. Ear ailments are more common in children than in adults as the Eustachian tubes (tubes which drain out ear fluid) are smaller in children.

Here are a few common ailments which occur in children:

  1. Acute otitis media: AOM is the most common ear infection in children. Some parts of the middle ear are infected, resulting in swelling and blockage of fluid behind the eardrum. This condition is characterised by earache in children and in graver conditions, can also cause fever.
  2. Otitis media with effusion: This condition usually occurs due to the infestation of an infection when the fluid gets restricted behind the ear drum. This condition doesn’t exhibit too many symptoms except mild earache. You should consult an ENT specialist who can diagnose this condition by checking the concentration of fluid behind the eardrum using special instruments.
  3. Chronic otitis media with effusion: This condition occurs in children when the fluid remains trapped behind the eardrum for a long period of time. It can lead to serious infection and can cause hearing problem in children.
  4. Barotrauma: Barotrauma occurs due to changes in atmospheric pressure changes. It can cause problems in the Eustachian tube and causes trapping of air in the middle ear. Middle ear problems can become severe if left untreated and result in a burst in the eardrum, causing excessive bleeding.
  5. Meniere's disease: This is a disorder, which comes in bouts and is characterised by vertigo and fluctuating hearing loss. This condition usually affects one ear. It can result in tinnitus (ringing in the ear) or permanent loss of hearing if left untreated.
  6. Swimmer’s ear: Swimmer’s ear, also known as otitis externa, is a common condition which is caused in the outer area of the ear. This condition is caused due to remnants of chlorine water in the ear or because of inserting swabs too deep inside the canal. This condition is characterised by earache, discomfort and itching of the ear.
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My baby daughter (1 years 10 months old) doesn't eat and drink anything except milk. A few months earlier she used to eat rice, vegetables, fish, egg, fruits but suddenly stopped eating. When I force her to eat she cries her lungs out. I am really concerned about her health. Please help me out. Thanks.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
Pediatrician, Aurangabad
My baby daughter (1 years 10 months old) doesn't eat and drink anything except milk. A few months earlier she used to...
Do not force her eat something. At this age kid have something called temper tantrums. By this she will try to assert her will and personality. Let her be. Just make sure she does not have anything else like biscuits, wafers, kurkure etc in between. That can be a reason she does not feel hungry and finds home food less tasty than the bisciuts and wafers.
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How To Deal With Obesity In Children?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Jaipur
How To Deal With Obesity In Children?

Research shows that overweight children have a higher chances of developing chronic health problems such as hypertension, asthma, high cholesterol, and even cancer as they grow up. Apart from these health conditions, being obese can cause severe self-esteem problems as well. In short, obesity in children, more specifically childhood obesity, can affect the overall physical, mental and emotional health of your child.

Here are 5 easy ways to prevent your child from falling into the perils of obesity.

1. Develop healthy eating habits in your child
Encouraging your little ones to develop healthy eating habits is vital for maintaining optimum body weight. Instead of high sugar and high fat foods, a child’s diet should consist of fruits, vegetables and whole-grain foods (such as oats, quinoa and wheat). Proteins such as lean meats, lentils, beans and fish should be included in his/her eating plan as well. Most importantly, serving food in the right portion sizes will ensure your child is getting the right amount of nutrients, while preventing him/her from consuming empty calories. Inculcate these eating habits in them right from the time they are toddlers so that it stays with them as they get older.

2. Make your child avoid calorie-rich foods
Getting your child to avoid fatty, sugary and salty foods can also prevent him from tipping over the weighing scale. Present before your child low sugar and low fat alternatives that he/she would enjoy eating such as apples, bananas, carrots, etc.


3. Encourage your child to pursue physical activity
Try to encourage your child to engage in some form of physical activity for about 60 minutes every day. From brisk walking, swimming, dancing to skipping - your child could opt for any of these physical activities. Having your child lead an active life can see him/her enjoying a number of health benefits like respite from stress, strengthening of his/her bones and muscles and decrease in blood pressure, to name a few.

4. Put a limit on your child’s TV time
When it comes to the time that your child may spend before the TV, computer or other gizmos, it should be not more than 2 hours a day. Instead, devise fun activities wherein your child as well other members of the family can take part in or ones in which your child does not need a company.

5. Ensure your child gets enough sleep
Lastly, a good night’s rest that lasts about 9-12 hours is vital for optimal weight maintenance. Studies reveal that children who slept for fewer hours were more at risk of being obese. This is because less sleep causes fatigue, leading to a decrease in physical activity and therefore, use of energy.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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My three year old baby boy going four time going for potty and potty is tide. Kya yeh thik hai. If not what are doing.

BHMS
Homeopath, Hooghly
My three year old baby boy going four time going for potty and potty is tide. Kya yeh thik hai. If not what are doing.
No it's not normal,,,give him boiled papaya ,,4-5 boiled ladies finger daily,,also almonds,, raisins,,cashew daily,,give him plenty of green veggies,,with this he need proper homoeopathic treatment to cure his problem
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Tips for Parents to Deal with Autistic Children

MS - Counselling & Psychotherapy, Master of Arts In Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Arts - Psychology & English Literature
Psychologist, Coimbatore
Tips for Parents to Deal with Autistic Children

The moment when you learn about your child being autistic can be a life changing moment for you. You might feel all the dreams and aspirations which you built around your child come crashing down on a pile of zilch. However, recent developments in this field show that you can certainly take steps to make your child more comfortable and bond well with them. 

Autism related disorder usually begin before the age of 3, when the child starts encountering problems in communication and social interaction. This article tries to help you find a way to deal with an autistic child:

  1. Learn more about autism: Learn about autism as much as you can; a broad understanding of the causes and symptoms of the disorder can help you understand your child better. This will also enable you to respond to your child’s needs better, both physical and psychological. 
  2. Build a strong support system: It is difficult to parent a child who is suffering from autism. Communicating and interacting with your child might be extremely difficult and problematic. In order to overcome this stress, you should have a strong support network, a support network from which you can draw your strength and logic once you have to take major life decisions for your child. 
  3. Review your treatment options: It is advisable to start treatment immediately after the diagnosis is done. Early treatment can help better your child’s cognitive skills that can help him/her cope better with the surroundings and circumstances. The treatment options include behavioral training whereby self-help or social skills training is used to work on the child’s communication skills and behavior. Specialized therapy is another option whereby the therapies are directed at a particular aspect of the child, primarily speech or physical functioning. 
  4. Focus on your child’s diet: Diet plays an important role in the regularization of any disease. Even in case of autism, deficiency of certain vitamins or minerals makes it very important to analyze the diet and then assess it. Consult with the doctor before making any modification to the child’s diet. 
  5. Behavioral training: Behavioral training is an aspect of autism treatment that allows the child to adapt to various conditions. Before a child undergoes behavioral training, it is advised to assess his/her behavior, functional abilities and the environment your child belongs to. The objective of this therapy or training is to induce desired behavior and get rid of the undesirable ones. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist and ask a free question.
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Hello, I have a 3 years baby boy, today he felt Itching around the anus. I saw a worm. How to get rid of worms in the baby?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello, I have a 3 years baby boy, today he felt Itching around the anus. I saw a worm. How to get rid of worms in the...
Dear lybrateuser, - You can give syrup Zentel (400mg), 20 ml to the child single dose - for itching around anus apply calamine lotion 2-3 times a day.
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My 4.5 month old baby boy did nit like breast milk and formula milk. Whenever we have tried to feed him they are reacting for vomiting. Please suggest me what to do.

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
Pediatrician, Pune
Any normal baby will be accepting mothers milk or formula milk. If not accepting, investigations in a hospital will need to be done and under the care of a child specialist. Till then orally juice can be started.
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I have a 5 months old baby girl she was born at 13 april 2018 yesterday (13 sep 2018) I have feed her half spoon of cerelac after that she is good but after 1and half hour later I have fed my child with my breast milk then she has starting vomiting continuously (previously at 4 th month I have tried to feed Buffalo milk same problem has occurred) I am worried about it should I stop feeding when I introduce any other feeding to my baby or els any remedy for that problem or should I consult a pediatric.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have a 5 months old baby girl she was born at 13 april 2018 yesterday (13 sep 2018) I have feed her half spoon of c...
Hi, Lybrate user, Breast feeding is the best upto 6 months for your baby and time for out side feeding starts at 6 and onwards. Bufellow milk being rich in protiene, fats and thicker then cow milk might be disagreed causing vomiting. Serelac is a sort of preserved food should not be allowed before six months. Give your baby underlying homoeopathic medicine:@ Nux vom 30-1 drop with 1tsfl. Of your milk. You should avoid ,junkfood, spicy, fried nd cold intake. Tk, care.
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My daughter is 1 years 1 month. She is suffering from cold and cough. Yellowish stinky is coming from her nose Please suggest me good medicine.

MBBS MD DCH FRCP (LONDON), Dch
Pediatrician, Muzaffarpur
My daughter is 1 years 1 month. She is suffering from cold and cough. Yellowish stinky is coming from her nose Please...
If nasal discharge is stinky and persistent for more than 10 days better consult pediatrician. I can suggest you only nasal normal saline drops for installation. Three times daily for 5 to 7 days nasal blockage. Best wishes.
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