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Dr. Amrita

Pediatrician, Mumbai

Dr. Amrita Pediatrician, Mumbai
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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. Amrita is a popular Pediatrician in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Amrita at Nirmal Polyclinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Amrita on Lybrate.com.

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My 4 years old child is having fever since last night. I have given her relent syrup. Doctor not available today. Any suggestions. But fever still there.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
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My 4 years old child is having fever since last night. I have given her relent syrup. Doctor not available today. Any...
Relent is not the drug for fever. Use dolo 250 suspension 4 ml whenever there's fever, can be repeated once in 4 hours.
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Hello sir, I had one doubt my kid is 4 month old we are started a cerelac rice 1st stage because mother feeding is not properly and my wife is started a course for feeding, actually in that pack starts at 6 is any problem.

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Hello sir, I had one doubt my kid is 4 month old we are started a cerelac rice 1st stage because mother feeding is no...
Yes it is ideally after 6 months in present teaching. Earlier we were taught that semisolids can be started from 4 months. It is alright to start semisolids, form 4 months. All type of homemade foods are always best and not commercial ones.
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My son weight is not increasing for last 4 months sir. Could any body please suggest any tips to increase the weight. My son age is 22 months.

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My son weight is not increasing for last 4 months sir. Could any body please suggest any tips to increase the weight....
Weight gain will not be rapid during second year. If his weight is around10 kgs it's normal & around 12 kgs at 2 & half years. Give him for deworming.

Sir my son is one and half year old but he don't intake milk a single ml. He only drinks milk from bootle when he is in deep sleep otherwise he refuses to take milk. I had tried many flovours in milk nt he refuses just by seeing n drinking it. Please help me I am much worried about his deficiency for calcium.

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Not more than 2 cups of milk is required for childs growth, in addition giving extra milk reduces appetite, and the child does not take the diet, solid food essential for his growth, also excessive milk causes iron deficiency anemia, constipation, additional supplementation of milk may not be required, enhance his other food intake, rice dal, chapati, all of which contain sufficient calcium, outdoor playing and exposing to sunlight provides the require vit d and calcium for his growth.
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Could you please suggest a Syrup for feeding mother to get sufficient breast milk for the baby?

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Most of drugs are not having any benefits. A hence I personally do not give medicine but like mother let child suck more that will increase the milk output.

Hi my son is 4 years 6 mths he keeps falling sick every now and then of cold & cough. He don't not like to eat any vegetables. Again & again I have to take him to doctor. Pls advice.

M.D.Pediatrics, MBBS
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Dear Lynbrate user Till the age of 5yrs children get about 5to 6 episodes of cough and cold so give him home remedies like Honey with ginger Honey with tulsi Honey with lemon Give him warm soups Besan Ka shira But if his breathing is fast or he is having fever 101or more then take him to doctor. Do get his Heamogram done to rule out Anaemia or any infection. If your family eats vegetables then he too will learn.but donot force feed him.

My baby girl is 7 mnths old. She is having rashes kind of on her chin and around the mouth. Its been spreading to her face and back too. May I know what is the problem and treatment for it? kindly help on it please.

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Is she itching? send picture of the rashes so that we can know what it is and decide what is best for your daughter.
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My 3 year old son has cough and cold all the time what can I do?

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My 3 year old son has cough and cold all the time what can I do?
Hi he has allergic cough.If you can send repoorts of his tests cbc, ige and aec, I can help better. For just anticold use you can give syrup wikoryl 2.5 ml twice daily. If there is yellow sputum he may need antibiotics which you can ask me privately. If you send these reports it will be good.
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I am married since 7 years. I have a 5 years old daughter. My husband is having erection problem. We need a second child. please help. Any diet plan or some medication.thanks.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
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I am married since 7 years. I have a 5 years old daughter. My husband is having erection problem. We need a second ch...
Erectile problem is most likely a psychological one. Ask him not to worry. Ask him take a bath before sex. Avoid mobile phone tv etc. Use soft music. Create a relaxing environment. I hope he will overcome over this. Never ever show a displeasure if he is not able to make it.
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My son harshit is 1years 10 months old. Doctors have suggested that he has hemoglobin count of 6. So need 1 pint of AB negative blood. So my question is" is there any way to increase hemoglobin count by syrup or any other method. What alternate blood can be given as AB negative is not available in my hometown.

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My son harshit is 1years 10 months old. Doctors have suggested that he has hemoglobin count of 6. So need 1 pint of A...
One has to know cause of low hb. Dr. Visit will solve this problem. Green veg. Spinach apple beet in diet will be helpful.
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My eight year old son is very lazy and emotional. How can I change him ?

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You have given very little information to help you with any accuracy. So I am going to guess some of the problems and causes to help you. That is my limitation due to the less information. If he is overweight, then the feeding habit may be at mistake. You could increase the consumption of high fiber foods like whole grains, fruits and vegetables. If he is lazy that means he has been encouraged in that behavior, and you could get him on his feet with games in particular. You could even send him for sports camps. If there is lethargy, there could be some emotional reason for the same: he could be a very angry child or even sad. He may not be aware of all this and it is up to you to know, if there is any reason for him to have those emotions at this early age. If it is true, you need to help him both understand those feelings and how to express them too. If you do not feel you know much around that, take him to meet with a child counselor, to be able to help him. Now in all this please do not label him or his behavior; also never reject the person but only the behavior. He is at an age when the father? s involvement will make a huge difference.
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Hi my daughter is 85 days old and she doing vomit after giving any medicine. How I can give her drops like folicin or drops for cough.

M.D.( Pediatrics), DCH
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Don't give medicines unless really required. Unnecessary tonics will not make baby healthy. Give her just vit d drops and that should be enough at this age, you can give her iron after 4 months of age.

RTS, S/AS01 I had heard a malaria vaccine has been developed the last year. Can we get it in India for our babies.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
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RTS, S/AS01 I had heard a malaria vaccine has been developed the last year. Can we get it in India for our babies.
As far as I know, it is under process and has not come in use. I shall be happy to know the source of your information.

I have kid aged 1.3 years, when ever he had some junk food outside, he will get loose motions continuously for days together. Sometimes he feels burning there. Sometimes not. We used to apply easy nappy ointment also. So kindly Suggest a good homeopathy medicine for this. Thank you.

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I have kid aged 1.3 years, when ever he had some junk food outside, he will get loose motions continuously for days t...
The cause is hunk food as you said. Similarity if he is bottle fed stop bottle and feed with a cup or glass and spoon.

My sons testicles looks seems small, he is 8.8 yrs old. What should I do, is it normal, when consulted pediatrician, he said it is normal until he comes to age of 16, but still not convinced.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
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First sign of puberty in males is increase in the testicular volume which usually occurs after 10 years.
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My 3 year old is sick with a temperature of 100 degrees she can not keep anything down including liquids. What should I do?

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Pediatrician
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My 3 year old is sick with a temperature of 100 degrees she can not keep anything down including liquids. What should...
Main concern apart from mild fever is not tolerating anything by mouth. Do consider any medicine for probable nausea or reflux and see your paediatrician to advice some medicine for the same as dehydration is a big risk. Tc.

What medicines should be given to my baby she is 5 months old kid she is having cold and she is very thin.

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Pediatrician
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What medicines should be given to my baby she is 5 months old kid she is having cold and she is very thin.
breast feed the child 20 min.on both breast everu 4..5 hrs intetval and add thin porige of cereals you eat twice a day app 1/2 cup. cold doesn't need any trt in very young child.

How to immune baby in rainy seasons?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
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How to immune baby in rainy seasons?
Exclusive breastfeeding till 6months with gradual introduction of semisolids with breastfeeding later, keeping the baby warm, timely vaccination including flu vaccine.

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? What exactly is a spine block injection? Will it work long-term for low back pain due to disc problems? What causes Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and what is the best method of treatment? Can iodine help this condition?

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Are there any long-term effects associated with taking ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) medications? I...
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 and spine block injection is effective for six months and hashimoto's thyroiditis is an auto immune disease where we can control it with medication but not cure it completely.
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