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Dr. V. A. Kotrashetti

MBBS, MD - Paediatrics, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

Pediatrician, Navi Mumbai

34 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. V. A. Kotrashetti MBBS, MD - Paediatrics, Diploma in Child Health (DCH) Pediatrician, Navi Mumbai
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage.
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Dr. V. A. Kotrashetti is a trusted Pediatrician in Kalamboli, Navi Mumbai. He has helped numerous patients in his 34 years of experience as a Pediatrician. He studied and completed MBBS, MD - Paediatrics, Diploma in Child Health (DCH) . You can visit him at Vikash Child Clinic in Kalamboli, Navi Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. V. A. Kotrashetti on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, - 1984
MD - Paediatrics - Jai Jagadguru Murugarajendra Medical College, - 1988
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Jai Jagadguru Murugarajendra Medical College, - 1986
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English
Hindi
Professional Memberships
Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Navi Mumbai Paediatric Association

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# 2, Matruchaya Heritage, Sector-11, Landmark : Near Carmel School, Navi MumbaiNavi Mumbai Get Directions
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My son age 8 years suffering sickle cell anemia since 4 years every 3 month blood transfusion doctors told bone marrow is the complete solution we are very poor please give a advise the pediatric hemotoloty department.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Your doctor is right. Bone marrow transplant is the ultimate solution. You can ask me privately for further guidance.
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Worms In Stomach - How Ayurveda Can Help?

Ayurveda, Mumbai
Worms In Stomach - How Ayurveda Can Help?

‘The roads to happiness pass through the bellies!’

Food is the most loved emotion in this world. We all find ways and means to satiate our tongue with our favorite tastes. While we relish the taste, we often forget to de- worm our body. Usually children are often loaded with glasses of milk throughout the day. While nothing is wrong with the milk, the add-ons we usually put to enhance the taste – chocolate powders and sugars surely need some introspection. The market based formulae are enriched with nutrients along with cocoa powder. In order to make it edible it is infused with sugar making it sweet. While they claim to ‘enhance’ the power of milk, they also instigate the worming process in the body. Along with that, indiscriminate amounts of sugar, chocolates, candies and jaggery are known to cause worms. Not only children but adults also suffer from worms which may go unnoticed for a very long term.

Usually no severe symptoms are noted, which often makes us unaware or even ignore the gravity of problem. However there are a few signs which are enough to make us alert with the worm infestation. They are as follows:

  1. Lack of appetite, excessive salivation in mouth, nausea
  2. Loose stools. Itching near anal region
  3. Abdominal cramps.
  4. White patches on skin.
  5. Feverish feeling throughout the day.

Now, all streams of medicine encourage de-worming at regular semesters. However, we in Ayurveda believe in practicing it in our day to day lives. It not only prevents the worm infestation but also helps to maintain the gut strength. Following simple methods can be used on day to day basis to avoid worm infections:

  1. Half teaspoon of turmeric along with half a glass of water in the morning keeps the worms at a bay
  2. Use of black pepper as seasoning in the foods should be encouraged.
  3. Garlic should be liberally incorporated in the meals. (Cooked form is better for those who have gastric problems, Chronic Acidity and Headache)
  4. Small piece of ginger with rock salt should be consumed before meals (Should be avoided by those who have gastritis, Chronic Acidity and summer season)
  5. Liberal use of pomegranates, drumsticks, carrots should be done in everyday diet.

While these regular practices can keep the worms away, the best way to de-worm is to avoid the worms! It can be done by:

  1. Restricting the consumption of sweets, chocolates, candies, sugar and jaggery.
  2. Fermented food and bakery products.
  3. Avoid raw food.

These simple methods can be used in our everyday lives and would help us avoid the worms. Still if the problems persist, it is advisable to consult an Ayurvedic physician on a priority basis.

Ayurveda is a science which not only deals with diseases and its medicine, but it also emphasizes on the prevention of diseases. Ayurveda teaches us many ways and means to prevent the diseases. Start consulting an Ayurveda physician for a better knowledge about your health. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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My son is 13 months old. Lastly we have given him vaccination in 9th month. Currently the chart says there is a dose at 12th month. But doctor said it will be given 18th month. Pls help.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Mumbai
My son is 13 months old. Lastly we have given him vaccination in 9th month. Currently the chart says there is a dose ...
At 12 months hepatitis a first dose has to be given. But this is a optional vaccine. It helps in preventing water borne cases of hepatitis. So decreasing morbidity and school absenteeism. Next dose will b at 15 month of age which will b mmr and chickenpox. At 18 month dpt booster and polio booster will b there.
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My 80 days old baby is sucking finger badly even after breastfed, how can I help him to rid of this habit?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
My 80 days old baby is sucking finger badly even after breastfed, how can I help him to rid of this habit?
After all in 80 day old it is just normal and leave to alone. If you are so particular, tie a cloth on the finger and it will distract him.
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Halo sir mera beta , age 13 years .bohat slow hai bohat shy hai .ankh Mila ke baat nahi Kar sakta or darke baat karta hai or confidence nahi hai or kisi jaldi mixup nahi hota .kyu usko kisi doctor ko dikhana chahida? Please help me mujhe samajh nahi aa raja kya karna chahie?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Halo sir mera beta , age 13 years .bohat slow hai bohat shy hai .ankh Mila ke baat nahi Kar sakta or darke baat karta...
Hello, give him homoeo medicine: @ ignatia 30-6 polls thrice. Orally. @ five phos 6x-4 tbs, thrice, orally. Please, ask him to go for meditation to strengthen his brain, cells, tissues to get confident to talk to any body, boldly. Allow him to do whatever he likes to. Tk care.
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My daughter is 1 year & 3 months old, how to take care of her teeth & gums she has only 4 teeth up & 2 at down. She doesn't allow me to put finger in her mouth to clean. How do I clean her mouth & tongue.?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
My daughter is 1 year & 3 months old, how to take care of her teeth & gums she has only 4 teeth up & 2 at down. She d...
After evry feed you must clean her teeth. You can encourage her to imitate you while brushing yourself and she will try to follow you. Unless cleaning is done there is no way or medicines to clean teeth. You give logical syrup 5 ml once daily as calcium supplement, keep in touch personally for regular guidance on any health issue.
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No TitleA glass of water is the best drink to give your child after eating sugary foods.

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Dentist, Panchkula
No TitleA glass of water is the best drink to give your child after eating sugary foods.

A glass of water is the best drink to give your child after eating sugary foods.

Hi, I am new mom and always be in a confusion that how much and what to add food and water to my one year baby's daily routine as I feel he is not getting proper nutrition. His weight is 8. 4 kg and he is a premature baby, took birth right one month before. At the time of birth his weight was 2. 2 kg. Please guide me. Thanks in advance

MBBS, DNB (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Kolkata
If he is eating well, sleeping well and urinating well, he is a normal baby. Weight record needs to be analysed to comment if there is any abnormality.
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7 months baby is suffering from blocked nose and severe coughing. Does nebulising with saline water helps? Or steam is a better option. We have both the things at home. Does nebulising pose any long term dependence?

MBBS, MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Pune
7 months baby is suffering from blocked nose and severe coughing. Does nebulising with saline water helps? Or steam i...
No nebulisation has no dependence...normal saline is alright...but if nebulisation apparatus is not kept clean and sterile then there is risk of transmission of organisms through aerosol therapy....so do not make it a habbit of nebulising frequently...you can use other options
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