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Dr. Hariram Ganesh, M.D.

Pediatrician

Dr. Hariram Ganesh M.D. is a top Pediatrician in Roslyn, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Hariram Ganesh M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Hariram Ganesh M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Hariram Ganesh M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Roslyn, NY, Dr. Hariram Ganesh M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Hariram Ganesh, M.D.
  • Roslyn, NY
  • Accepting new patients

My daughter has asthma and wants to start playing basketball. Is it a good idea?

Hello,

Yes, she can play basketball. She can carry the inhaler and use it if necessary if she feels short of breath.

Sincerely,

Hariram Ganesh

Are there any home remedies to treat diarrhea?

Hello Usually diarrhea in children is caused by viruses, where antibiotics usually don’t work. Kids get diarrhea often when traveling because the food is different. So usually READ MORE
Hello

Usually diarrhea in children is caused by viruses, where antibiotics usually don’t work. Kids get diarrhea often when traveling because the food is different. So usually we recommend gas x for pain and a light or bland diet.

How much sleep does a baby need in a day?

Hello The sleep patterns of babies are different from adults, as they sleep more frequently but less number of hours. There is generally no set number of hours that they need. READ MORE
Hello

The sleep patterns of babies are different from adults, as they sleep more frequently but less number of hours. There is generally no set number of hours that they need.

Do I need to give my son iron supplements as he is growing?

Hello, No you don’t need to give him iron supplements unless he has anemia, which is a low hemoglobin, which can be tested by blood work. If you are concerned about height, READ MORE
Hello,

No you don’t need to give him iron supplements unless he has anemia, which is a low hemoglobin, which can be tested by blood work. If you are concerned about height, he can be evaluated by an endocrinologist.

Sincerely,

Hariram Ganesh

Is there anyway to prevent chicken pox?

Hello, Unfortunately, there is no medication to prevent chicken pox. Hopefully, your younger child won’t get it, as he got the vaccine. Usually, the vaccine works better on READ MORE
Hello,

Unfortunately, there is no medication to prevent chicken pox. Hopefully, your younger child won’t get it, as he got the vaccine. Usually, the vaccine works better on younger children.

Hariram Ganesh

Do natural remedies help in treating strep throat or do you need medicine?

If it is confirmed Strep, then antibiotics is the only treatment, as it not only shortens the course of the infection but also prevents long term complications of Strep. If the READ MORE
If it is confirmed Strep, then antibiotics is the only treatment, as it not only shortens the course of the infection but also prevents long term complications of Strep. If the Rapid strep is negative, implying that it is a virus, then natural remedies can help. Hope this helps.

Is alternative medicine safe for kids when they're 4 years old?

The data is limited for alternative medicine, especially for young children. I have heard that a lot of alternative medical therapies have side effects. So I would not advise to READ MORE
The data is limited for alternative medicine, especially for young children. I have heard that a lot of alternative medical therapies have side effects. So I would not advise to give them to a child as young as 4. Unfortunately, children get sick, and most of the cases are due to viruses, that do not require antibiotics.

Can a lack of sleep hamper the growth of children?

Yes, being an endocrinologist, we do stress the importance of sleep in the growth of a child. We usually suggest to avoid TV, DVDs, iPads (basically anything with stimulation) READ MORE
Yes, being an endocrinologist, we do stress the importance of sleep in the growth of a child. We usually suggest to avoid TV, DVDs, iPads (basically anything with stimulation) before bedtime.

Thank you.

Is a Zyrtec regimen safe for kids?

Yes I have found it safe and it is an effective treatment for allergies. It has less side effects compared to some of the older anti-histamines.

Should I get my son vaccinated after being scratched by a cat?

No he shouldn't need to get vaccinated if he got his routine 4 year old shots, which contain the Tetanus Booster. You just need to clean the wound with soap and water.