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Dr. Rajiv Gujrati

Pediatrician, Mumbai

500 at clinic
Dr. Rajiv Gujrati Pediatrician, Mumbai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Rajiv Gujrati is one of the best Pediatricians in Mumbai, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Gandhi nursing home - Borivali West in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Rajiv Gujrati and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Care Of The New Born

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
General Physician
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No matter how much time you spend researching on how to take care of your newborn, once your child is delivered, the first few weeks will leave you frantic and overwhelmed. However, there are a few tips which new parents must keep in mind.

Handling a newborn:

1. Since babies have a weak immune system and are susceptible to infections, it is of paramount importance that anyone who handles your child has clean and sanitized hands.

2. You also need to be careful about always supporting and cradling your child's head and neck since the muscles in his or her neck are weak at birth, and babies only develop head control after six months.

3. Never shake your newborn baby whether playfully or out of frustration. Shaking the baby can cause bleeding in the brain or in severe cases, death. Tickle your child's feet to wake him or her up.

4. Not only is it important to make sure that your baby is fastened securely in the car seat, stroller or carrier, you must also restrain from activities which may be bouncy or rough.

Diapering:

Firstly, you must decide whether you want disposable or cloth diapers for your infant. Babies go through at least ten diapers a day (irrespective of whether they are cloth or disposable). While diapering, you must keep in mind to not leave your baby unattended on the changing tables. So get all the supplies such as clean diaper, diaper ointment (in case of rash), fasteners, diaper wipes and warm water, before changing his or her diaper.

Bathing:

Newborn babies need to be given a sponge bath with warm water and very little soap till the navel and/or the circumcision heals completely. This can take about one to four weeks. After being healed, the baby should be bathed twice or thrice a week since frequent bathing may damage the baby's skin.

Breastfeeding and Burping:

Doctors recommend feeding the baby on demand i.e. whenever your baby is hungry. Crying, putting fingers in the mouth, or making sucking noises convey that the baby is hungry. A newborn baby needs to be fed every couple of hours.

Burping is important so that the air consumed during the feedings can be let out since it makes the baby fussy. Patting or rubbing a baby's back usually helps them to burp or pass gas.
Care Of The New Born
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I have 2 months baby and she is getting puss from navel I consulted many doctors but not getting well give me suggestion.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath
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I have 2 months baby and she is getting puss from navel
I consulted many doctors but not getting well give me suggest...
Hello, Relax ! Give, Homoeo- medicine** @ Heper sulph 6 -1/2 drop with 1 tsfl of mother milk, thrice a day. @ Cal phos 6-1/2 drop in the same way. It will work ,successfully. Report the progress,wkly. Take care.
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WHAT IS THE PROPER TREATMENT FOR TUBERCULOSIS IN STOMACH ? WHETHER IT IS FULLY CURABLE ? HOW MUCH TIME IT TAKES TO CURE ? IS THERE IN MEDICINE IN AYURVEDA / HOMEOPATH FOR THE SAME ?

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Pediatrician
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It is 100% curable. With allopathic medicines (in most caes) time is 9 month in a new uncomplicated case there would be medicines in ayurveda and homeo also. But i personally dont advice to go for those medicine. Its a serious illness. Get treatment for it seriouslyy otherwise you will face serious problms. Try ayurveda and homeo for common cold or seasonal itching or constipation but for serious illness absolute no.
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Hello sir/ mam. My three year old son dont want to take milk. He want to eat only roti all the time, i' m so worried about him please suggest me what I do?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician
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One or two glasses of milk is enough. Even if he is not taking it, there is no problem as he is eating roti and other food. You can try adding boost or horlicks and see if he likes to drink milk.
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What will be the diet chart for child asthama for my son , age is 12+ & body wt is 60kg.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist
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Your child is obese which will aggrevate asthma.Decrease fats and sugur and increase his activity.He should take green vegitable and fruits not juice.
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My baby is 1 month and 8 days old. Recently he cries a lot and sleeps only in my lap. As soon as he is put to bed he wakes up and starts crying. Is this normal or he is facing some problem which is not understood by me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician
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My baby is 1 month and 8 days old. Recently he cries a lot and sleeps only in my lap. As soon as he is put to bed he ...
Usually children are like this, upto three months they will sleep during day and start troubling! mothers at night. This is the pain of motherhood. You can ask me privately for regular consultation child rearing. Happy parenting!
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My 10 months old daughter is suffering from 102 degrees fever since last night, I am giving her paracetamol drops but fever is not getting down, what should I do?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician
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My 10 months old daughter is suffering from 102 degrees fever since last night, I am giving her paracetamol drops but...
High fever is usually due to viral infection. Give paracetamol suspension 125mg, 5ml whenever there is fever not more than 4 t imes a day give frisium 5mg tab 12th hourly for 2days to prevent convulsions.
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My son 6 years old has been suffering from fever from yesterday night with fever 102. Now (2.45 pm, 2nd, sept) also temp 103. I am giving medicine meftal-p which is prescribed by paediatrician in bangalore. Still temp is not reducing. Can anybody inform me which antibiotic should I give for complete remedies.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
Pediatrician
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This may be viral fever so antibiotics are not needed, meftalP is not enough for 6 years old Give 2 tab.

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?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician
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Headache, insomnia, fatigue & hematological disorders are observed in such medicines but benifits outweigh side effects, rescheduling doses will take care of most side effects.

I have 5 years old daughter. Every night she do bed wet 2-3 times. I tried some medicine but not any response Please guide me what I do?

dnb pediatrics
Pediatrician
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Hi. Most important thing to note is whether this is a problem which has been continuing since birth or whether it had stopped in between and started again. Management changes according to that. Moreover, most of the times there is not much to worry about till about 6 years of age as most of the times this problem reduces by itself.

How to protect my daughter from seasonal infection like in this rainy season?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
Pediatrician
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Children younger than 6 months are at high risk of serious flu illness, but are too young to be vaccinated. People who care for them should be vaccinated instead. Try to avoid close contact with sick people. If you are sick with flu-like illness, it is recommended that you stay home for at least 24 hours after your fever is gone except to get medical care or for other necessities. (your fever should be gone without the use of a fever-reducing medicine.) while sick, limit contact with others as much as possible to keep from infecting them. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it. Wash your hands often with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. Germs spread this way. Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated with germs like the flu.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist
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Take care of your teeth as you take care of your body!
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My son is 6 years old & weighs 15 kg. He looks very small as he is not growing according to his age. We haven't taken any treatment for this. Please help.

MBBS DCH
Pediatrician
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Weight is less for his age. Give high calory diet like ghee butter cheese banana pulses etc. Ideally you should visit your pediatrician.

My daughter has birth mark on face. That birth mark can be remove by any medical treatment ? She is now 1 years old. Suggest me.

DMB
Pediatrician
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Dear you have not specified the size or location on the face of the birthmark. If it is reddish, it is usually a vascular malformation called salmon patches (naevus simplex), port wine stains and strawberry naevus. Salmon patches are present at birth, are falt and 50% disappear by the time the child is a year old. Portwine stains are more extensive and get purple and can worsen. They are treated by laser and cosmetic camouflage. Strawberry nevus are soft and raised and appear at 5 to 6 weeks of life. They resolve by three years. Beta blockers like propranalol have shown to be successful in strawberry naevi.

Dear, sir, what is the brand for nutrition milk powder give to 1 month birth child?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician
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Dear, sir, 
  what is the brand for nutrition milk powder give to 1 month birth child?
No branded milk is superior to breast milk. But in case you cannot breastfeed the baby due to any genuine reason you can use nan pro 1.
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My son's age is 2 years 10 month. He is less height according to his age. His same age child's have more height around 2-3 inches. Seems his heights growth has stopped. We are giving him all the nutritions but not growing. please suggest.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician
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My son's age is 2 years 10 month. He is less height according to his age. His same age child's have more height aroun...
Normal average height for 2 year old is 87 + or - 2 cms. You measure and confirm. You should not compare with other children ad height depends on parent's height.

I am 21 years old. I have 6 months baby. I give breast milk. Minimum and maximum How many years I have to give breast milk? Please tell me.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician
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I am 21 years old. I have 6 months baby. I give breast milk. Minimum and maximum How many years I have to give breast...
You can breast feed your child as long as possible,but addition of top feed liquids,semisolids & solids is very important for normal growth of child. We recommond weaning at 6 moths of age.If child is eating sufficient,breast feeding can be continued.Usually most children leave breast feed after 2 years of age switching to top feed only.
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Respected Doctors, Query is regarding my daughter's health (14years old. 5 ft height, 45KG). I would like to know, regarding some solutions for the irregular periods. Please let me know the maximum days that we can wait for a doctor's consultation. Please let me know what kind of medical tests are initially required in case it the issue is continued. Thanks for your kind advice/support.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath
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Respected Doctors, Query is regarding my daughter's health (14years old. 5 ft height, 45KG). I would like to know, re...
Hello, if U suspect any sort of pregnancy, go for home -kit ,test through urine. for proper test and finding, consult a gynaecologist. all d best.

Hello doctor.. My son is 7 years old. He is overweight. Heis not eating so much. But he didnot do any physical activity. He is suffering frm sizer. Taking eptoin syrup. I want he may loss. How?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician
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Some anti epileptic drugs like valparin result in weight gain. If the child is seizure free for more than 2 years you can stop the drugs by gradually tapering.
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