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Dr. Kadan C. Sau

Pediatrician

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

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

There is no reason for her not to play basketball. She should be under control for her Asthma, and be possibly on an inhaled corticosteroids and may have to take a short acting READ MORE
There is no reason for her not to play basketball. She should be under control for her Asthma, and be possibly on an inhaled corticosteroids and may have to take a short acting beta-agonist inhaler, e.g., Albuterol (Pro-Air, Proventil, etc.) about 30 mins. before the game. If she is short of breath during the game, she should stop and seek medical advice. It all
depends on the current state of severity and control of her asthma.

Should I be worried about my daughter's weight?

What %tile is she. Is her ht. similar %tile. Have they been following the same growth chart curve line. Any recent drop in Wt. If yes to 2nd and 3rd and no to last questions, then READ MORE
What %tile is she. Is her ht. similar %tile. Have they been following the same growth chart curve line. Any recent drop in Wt. If yes to 2nd and 3rd and no to last questions, then nothing to worry, unless she is below the 3rd %tile. Also if her puberty comes as expected-somewhat dependent on your own onset-. it might give her a boost.

What can I do to get rid of chickenpox scars for my little one?

Usually the scars are too many to try to get rid of. They also fade somewhat over time. If the child so desires when adult, he/she can see a dermatologist who has several modalities READ MORE
Usually the scars are too many to try to get rid of. They also fade somewhat over time. If the child so desires when adult, he/she can see a dermatologist who has several modalities available for scar treatment.

My 2 year old daughter has been detected with scabies and medication doesn't look like it's helping yet. What should I do?

Scabies treatment is simple and effective. The commonly prescribed medication usually takes one application. The bumps may continue to itch for several more days, but will quickly READ MORE
Scabies treatment is simple and effective. The commonly prescribed medication usually takes one application. The bumps may continue to itch for several more days, but will quickly subside. I guess either the diagnosis or the treatment is in error.

Until how many years should a child be given Polio vaccines?

Polio vac. series is usually completed at 4-5 yrs. of age. A booster dose is recommended if visiting a country where the polio virus is currently circulating.

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

It most definitely is of no concern. We grown ups similarly do not do all the things we are expected to do daily.

My 1 month old baby sleeps for long hours and even doesn’t wake up for feeds unless woken up. Is it normal?

A month baby may sleep 12-18 hrs/day. He will cry when he is hungry. As he gets older, his awake/sleep ratio gets better. So, most likely, what you are experiencing is quite normal. READ MORE
A month baby may sleep 12-18 hrs/day. He will cry when he is hungry. As he gets older, his awake/sleep ratio gets better. So, most likely, what you are experiencing is quite normal. But I would nudge him to alertness and nurse if he is sleeping more than 6 hours during daytime.

My son who is 3 weeks old was born with small eyes. Is that a problem?

Your statement of your son having "small eyes" can be very relative. To see if it is of concern, one must examine him personally. His pediatrician should be the first evaluator. READ MORE
Your statement of your son having "small eyes" can be very relative. To see if it is of concern, one must examine him personally. His pediatrician should be the first evaluator.

Are over-the-counter cough medications safe?

Not only they are not safe, they simply do not help. They may make the child drowsy, have dry mucosa if they have pseudoephedrine(sudafed) for decongestion and camouflage certain READ MORE
Not only they are not safe, they simply do not help. They may make the child drowsy, have dry mucosa if they have pseudoephedrine(sudafed) for decongestion and camouflage certain symptoms helpful in diagnosis. Also, certain coughs are desirable as it helps expectorate or helps in diagnosis.