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Dr. Deepa Mhetre

MBBS, MD - Paediatrics

Pediatrician, Pune

19 Years Experience  ·  0 - 250 at clinic
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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. Deepa Mhetre is one of the best Pediatricians in Pimple Gurav, Pune. She has helped numerous patients in her 19 years of experience as a Pediatrician. She has completed MBBS, MD - Paediatrics . You can visit her at Siddhi Health Care Center in Pimple Gurav, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Deepa Mhetre on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Grant Medical College, JJ group of Hospitals Mumbai - 1999
MD - Paediatrics - KEM Hospital Mumbai - 2003

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Siddhi Health Care Center

Sadguru Building,Kashid Nagar, Pimple Gurav. Landmark: Opposite to Badminton Court & Near Katepuram Chowk, PunePune Get Directions
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Siddhi Health Care Center

Sadguru Building, Kashid Nagar, Pimple Gurav. Landmark : Landmark: Opposite to Badminton Court & Near Katepuram Chowk.Pune Get Directions
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Bow Legs:What You Need To Know

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Kolkata
Bow Legs:What You Need To Know

Often children are born with bowing of legs, due to folded leg position in utero.

Once they start putting pressure on them while walking, they may straighten out. This happens generally by 2 to 3 years of age.

If not corrected then they may cause some serious problems:
*shortening of 1 leg
*deformity
*difficulty walking running
*higher risk of arthritis.

Persistent bowing may be due some deficiency:
**rickets
*Blount's disease
*lead or fluoride poisoning
*others

First few tests:
25 (oh) vitamin d3 level in serum
Serum free calcium level
X-ray of legs.

How will your pediatrician monitor for a change?

Measurements of distance between knees while a child is lying on the back.

This is monitored to see for any worsening

What can be done?

*treat rickets.
*any other underlying problem to be ruled out.
*braces orthopedic devices to keep the leg in straightened position (serious cases)
**surgery after 3 years (determined according to individual case basis)

All problems may not be solved but timely intervention can change the life of a child forever.
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My son is suffering from TICS. Which Doctor should I consult - neurologist, psychiatrist or a homeopathy doctor?

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General Physician, Alappuzha
These movements, known as tics and twitches, often affect the eyelids or face. They can, though, occur anywhere in the body. In most instances, tics and twitches are harmless and temporary. In some cases, though, they may be caused by a tic disorder. A neurologist can help
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Unable to produce mothers milk to feed my 4 month's baby. Still feeding through powder mix. Please suggest how can I produce milk in my body.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Jodhpur
Unable to produce mothers milk to feed my 4 month's baby. Still feeding through powder mix. Please suggest how can I ...
The most effective way to stimulate lactation is continuing breast feeding. The more the child suck at breast more is the milk production. Some natural lactagogues like methi. Jeera. Rai etc they are found to be effective. Some drugs are also effective.
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Mam mera first baby h 6 week 4 days ka abhi heartbeat nahi aai h or aaj mujhe thodi c blood spotting aai to mam kya mera baby safe h ya nahi please tell me m bhot pareshan hu.

Panchkarma Course, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
Mam mera  first baby h 6 week 4 days ka abhi heartbeat nahi aai h or aaj mujhe thodi c blood spotting aai to mam kya ...
Don't worry, how do you know that heart beats are not there, you will not feel any movement at this early stage. Go to your gynaecologist, only ultrasound will give you clear picture.
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My daughter is 1 year old.In 24 hours she sleep 2 hours in day and 7-8 hours in night but not properly. 1-2 times she wakes up in night. She is also under weight baby. Her weight is only 8 kg. I don't know what should I do. Is she suffering from any kind of diseases? Can I test my baby's thyroid?

Diploma In Child Health (DCH)
Pediatrician, Faridabad
My daughter is 1 year old.In 24 hours she sleep 2 hours in day and 7-8 hours in night but not properly. 1-2 times she...
Hi your baby is under weight and does not sleep adequately. It seems his hunger is not satisfied. I am wondering whether you have started weaning or not. Dou you give any semisolid food to him other than milk, please check. If not pl start immediately. If any query can ask later.
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Hello Doctor, We are having our 6 months baby girl. Doctor prescribed UV vitamin tonic for my baby. My wife gave expired tonic to our daughter for around 10 to 15 days without noticing. Today only I noticed that. Expired date is June 2018. But it's almost July 16. Is that will give any side effects or harm to our child? Kindly help. We scared.

B.Sc.(Hons), P.G.Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
Hello Doctor, We are having our 6 months baby girl. Doctor prescribed UV vitamin tonic for my baby. My wife gave expi...
Hi The expiration date certainly does not indicate a point when a medication spontaneously or suddenly loses potency or becomes toxic. Still will advise you to consult with a doctor
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My query on Child vaccination. My child 6 week vaccination given painless DTAP, As I have came to know DTAP have low immunity builder so now on 10 week scheduled can I switch to DTwP.

mbbs, dch, DNB
Pediatrician, Bangalore
My query on Child vaccination. My child 6 week vaccination given painless DTAP, As I have came to know DTAP have low ...
Hi the difference between pentavac (painful) and pentaxim (painless) one is regarding one of the component. (pertussis). But there is a slight advantage of painful over painless one. As it's just the second dose you can switch over the painful one. It has got it's own side effects. Thanks.
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My daughter is 4 years old and weighs only 15 kgs. She does not have any ailments and is very active. But her weight seems below normal and she looks skinny. She eats normally although with a few tantrums and loves regular fruits and vegetables. Is there any way by which her weight can improve?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Bangalore
If she is active she is well, and active children usually do not put on extra weight. Give her food containing proteins like milk products and dhal and pulses.
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Mera beta 7 month ka hai use infection hogaya hai Dr. Ne use darolac acua dithi par iski jaga kya Mai entrogemina dedi to koi prblm to nai hai.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Mera beta 7 month ka hai use infection hogaya hai Dr. Ne use darolac acua dithi par iski jaga kya Mai entrogemina ded...
please give Darolac Aqua only. And do not change the prescription on your own without doctor's recommendation, it could let us to side effects. Take care :)
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My son, 4 years and 5 month Had his skull deformed due to sleeping postures during his infant hood. Dr. Said that it will auto correct as he grows, but the deformation still exists though a lot has got corrected. What should we do?

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
hi take cal carb 12x cal phos 12x cal f. 12x all above 4 tims day in water i.e. 2 table spoon 3 tabs mother tincture alfa alfa for wk
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