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Dr. Kusuma Gowdar, MD

Pediatrician

Dr. Kusuma Gowdar MD is a top Pediatrician in Decatur, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Kusuma Gowdar MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Kusuma Gowdar MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Kusuma Gowdar MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Decatur, IL, Dr. Kusuma Gowdar MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
48 years Experience
Dr. Kusuma Gowdar, MD
  • Decatur, IL
  • Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Accepting new patients

My baby blinks excessively. What's wrong?

Some thing in the eye?
Get checked

Can diapers cause urinary infection?

No, it does not. She needs to wash daily.

How can I distinguish between a strep throat infection and a sore throat in my 3 year old?

Strep should be ruled out first. Fever and a sore throat are most likely strep.

Is snoring in children normal?

No. Maybe she needs to get her adenoids checked.

My baby is in her rolling phase. However she didn’t roll for an entire day. Is everything okay?

It is absolutely ok. She is probably concentrating on something else. Kids roll at different times. Enjoy the baby.

What are the symptoms of the flu with children?

Runny nose and cough along with fever, they also have body aches. Since your child is only 2.5 years old, he may just be inactive. Kids with flu look sick.

Is it safe to give antibiotics to a baby for a cough?

Most of the cough at this age does not need antibiotics...It is probably a virus. Discuss with your doctor. Don’t know the age of your child...

Is it okay for small children to do yoga?

If you happen to know proper movements, it should be ok.

My baby has been passing extremely yellow urine. Could it be jaundice?

It could be dehydration. See the pediatrician.

After a head injury my daughter is not able to speak. What could it be?

Hope you have seen a Doc. Looks like fall may have caused it.

Why does my child have a consistent fever?

I would suggest you see your doctor. Check the kidneys...probably blood work, it may be something else.

My baby makes a whistling sound when sleeping. What does it mean?

It is coming from the nose. Use saline drops prior to sleep. Also, use a humidifier.

When can I introduce my baby to packaged milk?

You should use packaged milk after 1 year.

Can autism be developed?

He would have been born with it.

Motion sickness in children?

Depends on the age. If he is in driving age he is better off driving. If he is younger he should sit in the front seat. Reading and watching on the Iphone not good. He should try READ MORE
Depends on the age. If he is in driving age he is better off driving. If he is younger he should sit in the front seat. Reading and watching on the Iphone not good. He should try to sleep. Eat less if possible. Don't forget the Barf bag!!