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Dr. Sanjay Jhawar, M.D.

Pediatrics | Pediatric Pulmonology

Dr. Sanjay Jhawar M.D. is a top Pulmonologist (Pediatric) in Sacramento, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Sanjay Jhawar 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. Sanjay Jhawar M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Sanjay Jhawar 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 Sacramento, CA, Dr. Sanjay Jhawar M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
30 years Experience
Dr. Sanjay Jhawar, M.D.
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Gandhi Med Coll, Bhopal Univ, Bhopal, Mp, India
  • Accepting new patients

What is the difference between chronic bronchitis and asthma?

Asthma symptoms are recurrent in nature compared to chronic bronchitis where symptoms are present most of the time. Cough in bronchitis is usually moist with sputum production. READ MORE
Asthma symptoms are recurrent in nature compared to chronic bronchitis where symptoms are present most of the time. Cough in bronchitis is usually moist with sputum production.

My son lost his inhaler. What should I do?

No. There are different types of medications in different inhalers, just like different medication pills, although they look similar, but are different.

Does wheezing in kids always result in asthma?

No. Asthma related wheezing is recurrent and gets better with asthma inhalers such as albuterol.

What can be done for children with cystic fibrosis?

All Cystic Fibrosis patients should be seen at Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of North America accredited CF centers. They might have different type of CF mutations and the treatment READ MORE
All Cystic Fibrosis patients should be seen at Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of North America accredited CF centers. They might have different type of CF mutations and the treatment options may differ.

My daughter has had pneumonia more than once. Should we be concerned about her lung health?

Yes. She should be seen by a lung specialist for further evaluation for problems such as asthma or immune insufficiency.

Can frequent episodes of cough in a toddler be a cause of concern?

Yes. Evaluation for asthma or allergy related upper airway symptoms would be needed.

Can asthma be cured completely?

There is effective treatment for most childhood asthma. For true asthma, a cure is less likely.

My son suffers from Cystic Fibrosis. Will this ever be cured?

CF related cure is not available yet. Care under supervision of CF center team is the best way to go.

Is childhood asthma curable?

It is treatable, and there are good chances for symptoms to get better as they grow. There is no cure for true asthma.

How can I get my son to quit smoking?

Keep him busy elsewhere. Distraction helps, besides the other strategies suggested by his physician.

My 5 year old son was diagnosed with asthma. Are inhalers safe for him at this young age?

Yes. The type, dose, frequency of inhaler use, need to be carefully looked at.

My son is having breathing issues after exercising. What could be wrong?

He might have uncontrolled asthma. He will need to have a spirometry with exercise challenge for best diagnosis. Contact your pediatrician for help.

Is asthma hereditary?

Yes, there is a significant component of family history for asthma in childhood.

Can pneumonia be fatal?

Yes, childhood pneumonia can be serious on presentation, but if treated adequately there are no significant problems afterwards (given the potential for lung growth in a child), READ MORE
Yes, childhood pneumonia can be serious on presentation, but if treated adequately there are no significant problems afterwards (given the potential for lung growth in a child), provided there are no other medical issues onboard.