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Dr. Preeti Dive

MBBS

Pediatrician, Mumbai

23 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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Dr. Preeti Dive MBBS Pediatrician, Mumbai
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.
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Dr. Preeti Dive is a renowned Pediatrician in Sai Snehdeep Hospital, Mumbai. She has been a successful Pediatrician for the last 23 years. She has completed MBBS . You can consult Dr. Preeti Dive at Dr.Dive's Child Clinic in Sai Snehdeep Hospital, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Preeti Dive on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Sahay Hospital - 1995
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Rh-3,Plot No.91,Sector-3,Near Bus Depot & Spices Restaurant,Koperkhairane.Mumbai Get Directions
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My 2 years daughter has loose motion from today. Pls provide me some home remedies for her. As she is not taken any medicine. Thanks.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Delhi
My 2 years daughter has loose motion from today. Pls provide me some home remedies for her. As she is not taken any m...
Hi, thank you for your query. You have not mentioned the frequency and colour of the motions. It would be best to consult a doctor and get a stool routine examination done. You can give her plenty of oral fluids in the form of lemonade, butter milk to prevent dehydration. Give her semisolid diet. Wishing your daughter all the best. Regards,
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Hi, my lonely baby is thalassemia major. She is 22 months now. Pls suggest what is the best option for her betterment. Recently we have gone through HLA typing but unfortunate only 3 match out of 6 for both parent. What should I have to do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, MRCP (UK), DM - Clinical Haematology
Hematologist, Kolkata
Hi, my lonely baby is thalassemia major. She is 22 months now. Pls suggest what is the best option for her betterment...
Ideally you can go for a hla matched sibling or unrelated transplant. However, transplant has its own problems. In that scenario regular blood transfusion and adequate iron chelation therapy should suffice to give a reasonable quality of life. However if you are adamant at cure a haplo transplant can also be done in thal major. But you must know that it is a costly procedure and can have many complications. However for that you need to consult a good centre with good expertise in haplo transplants. Hope that helped.
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Hi Sir, My baby is 10 month old ,he was suffering from cold and vomited 5 times in past 2 days, and suddenly his eyes started to squint partly, now we consulted ,they said to eye patch ,no glasses nothing, everything is normal even MRI reports, whats the reason, to squint?

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MD Ophthalmology, Senior Residency
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Hi Sir, My baby is 10 month old ,he was suffering from cold and vomited 5 times in past 2 days, and suddenly his eyes...
Hello lybrate-user, The symptoms you have described certainly point towards a neurological problem. Repeated vomiting is often caused by increased pressure around the brain (Medical term- Intracranial Pressure) and leads to 6th nerve palsy, which means squinting of one or both eyes towards the nose. Patching is done so that child does not suffer from double vision. Spectacles have no role in this. In most conditions, These nerve palsies recover spontaneously in few months without squint surgery. However, you need to keep a close watch on the child's general condition. In case of any abnormal behaviour, consult a neurologist/ pediatric neurologist. Feel free to contact me in case of any doubt. I would like to see the child's photograph before and after developing the squint to guide you better.
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My son Is two years and 4months old and have High fever, running nose, coughing, watery eyes, can I give him now.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
My son Is two years and 4months old and have High fever, running nose, coughing, watery eyes, can I give him now.
If you have Faith in Homeopathic Medicines, Give him following Medicines: (1) Arsenicum Album 30 thrice daily For 3 days and (2) Allium Cela 30 thrice daily For 3 days. review after 3 days.
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Every patient is concerned about their child health , Despite great strides in decay prevention, one in four young children develops signs of tooth decay before they start school. Half of all children between the ages of 12 and 15 have cavities. Dental care should begin as soon as a child’s first tooth appears, usually around six months,Teeth can be wiped with a clean, damp cloth or a very soft brush. At about age 2, you can let kids try brushing for themselves -- although it’s important to supervise.

I have breastfeed my son for 4 months and from 5th month I started giving cow milk plus breastfeeding two times in a day. Now he is 7 months and till now he is not having problem with cow milk. But I read on google that cow milk causes diabetes is it true?

MBBS, MD
Endocrinologist, Delhi
I have breastfeed my son for 4 months and from 5th month I started giving cow milk plus breastfeeding two times in a ...
No it is not true. WHO has recommemded exclusive breast feeding for 6 months then solids should be added alongwith breast feed for atleast 2 years.
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What should you suggest in diet for a ten year old son? Can it'll be safe to have coffee. For him? How many glasses of milk he should have?

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Mumbai
Diet should be two major meals and two short snacks in a day. Milk has no major role. Each majr meal should have around thousand calories with two roti's 1 bowl rice daal. 1 spoon ghee and fruits. Shirt snacks should be rice potato or wheat flour based with a cup of fruit juice. Milk may be added to reduce appetite if the kid is eating heavily and is obese.
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Can baby shampoo is good for adults. I am using jonshon and jhonshon baby shampoo and my hair fall is increasing. Hair become dry and damaged.

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General Physician, Alappuzha
Can baby shampoo is good for adults. I am using jonshon and jhonshon baby shampoo and my hair fall is increasing. Hai...
Yu can use as good one but about hair fall read on. In general, you lose about 50-100 strands of hair each day, but the loss is not visible as new hair grow in their place. However, if you lose more than a 100 strands in a day and more than 200 strands on the day you shampoo, you may be suffering from what is known as excessive hair fall. Certain factors or reasons may cause you to lose hair at an alarming rate, which are, 1. Thyroid problems Your thyroid is responsible for your body’s overall functioning. The hormones (primarily T4 and T3), which it produces help in regulating metabolic activities. Problems with your thyroid gland can cause your hormone levels to rise or fall to unhealthy levels, which can result in hair fall. You can improve the functioning of your thyroid gland through a diet rich in calcium, iodine, magnesium, protein and Vitamins A, B and C. 2. Scalp infections-Infections of the scalp can also be one of the factors that may cause your hair to fall at an alarming rate. Of the different scalp infections, the ringworm scalp infection is the most common. Although this fungal infection can occur in any part of your body, when it develops on your scalp, you end up losing clumps of hair. Alongside the use of anti-fungal medications, even anti-fungal shampoos and creams can provide you with respite from the problem. 3. Poor diet, Gorging on unhealthy foods or going on a crash diet can result in the lack of essential nutrients in your body, which are required to maintain healthy hair. Furthermore, since hair is made of protein, having a balanced diet consisting of proteins and vitamin- rich foods is a must. 4. Stress gives rise to certain conditions such as alopecia areata, telogen effluvium (hair loss caused post-pregnancy or surgery) and trichotillomania (an impulsive need to pull your hair out), which can cause you to lose significant amount of hair. To avert a hair loss crisis caused by stress, make it a point to do some simple stress-reducing exercises, such as meditation or breathing exercises. 5. Using hair styling products like hair colours and straighteners can cause you to experience hair fall problems. Your hair not only becomes dull and dry due to their use, but also becomes weak and brittle, leading to a gradual loss of hair. Regular oiling and use of homemade hair masks are some of the ways you can try to counter the negative effects of these hair styling products. 6. The drugs that are used in the treatment of cancer not only destroy the fast-growing cancer cells, but also the healthy blood cells in your body. For this reason, consuming foods that possess cancer-fighting properties (like oatmeal, tomato, almonds, garlic etc) is a sure-shot way of fighting the disease as well as averting any side-effects that may arise because of the treatment. 7. Alopecia areata. Lastly, hair fall can also be caused by alopecia areata, which is a kind of hair loss that takes place when your body’s immune system erroneously attacks your hair follicles, and prevents growth of new hair. 8. Genetics. The origin of your severe hair fall or baldness can be traced back to your ancestors. So, your genes can be a factor behind your hair fall problem. If this is the cause, your body then becomes unable to produce new hair. Apart from the changes that you can make in your lifestyle to address the causes of your hair fall, there are also techniques out there that you can employ to permanently treat your problem, such as platelet rich plasma, mesotherapy, stem cell therapy, ozone activated platelet rich plasma & hair transplant. 4 Common Combing Mistakes That Lead To Excessive Hairloss You will be surprised to know that about 35 million men and 21 million women suffer from excessive hairfall in India. Excessive hair fall can be the result of certain illnesses, hormonal changes, over-use of hair products that contain chemicals or a poor diet. What you may not have considered is that you can also lose a lot of hair by combing it the wrong way. Check if you’re making these common combing mistakes. 1. Are you combing your hair from the roots down? If you’re combing your hair you should always start from the middle while working it downwards. Move the comb upwards (near the roots) only when there are no more tangles remaining in the bottom half. If you start combing from your roots, you may have to fight more tangles on the way to the bottom. This induces strain on your scalp, and increases hair breakage. The end result is weak hair and roots, and more hair fall. 2. Are you combing post the application of a hair product? A comb should never be used just after the application of a hair paste, serum or cream for treatment or styling. You must use only your fingers to comb through your hair once you've applied a styling product. If you use a comb post-application of a styling product, it not only loses its effect, but may also harm your hair and its texture. Consequently, it may lead to increased breakage and hair loss over time. 3. Are you detangling your hair after shampooing or washing? Hair is known to be at its weakest when wet, which can also make it prone to tangling. Combing and excessive pulling of tangled, wet hair increases your chances of hair breakage and eventual hair loss. To avert water-induced frowns, you can try giving a comb-through before wetting your hair in the shower. Alternatively, you can also try combing your hair during a shower. Apply the conditioner first; next, untangle the strands by using only your fingers, and then use a wide-toothed comb just before washing. 4. Are you regularly back-combing your hair? Sometimes people back-comb their hair from the roots working towards the ends. This hair teasing technique adds volume and texture to your hair. Although it’s a great trick, its regular use may damage your hair cuticles, which as a result, may also ruin your hair’s quality, lead to frizzy hair and increase breakage and hair loss. To get the element of volume without the damage, you can try light hair sprays, which help you in getting a similar look.
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