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Dr. Zahida Khan

Pediatrician

Dr. Zahida Khan is a pediatrician practicing in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Khan is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Khan diagnoses and treats infections, injuries, diseases and other disorders in children. Pediatricians typically work with infants, children, teenagers and young adults up to age 21. They practice medical care as well as preventative health care. Dr. Khan can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
Dr. Zahida Khan
  • Brooklyn, New York
  • Lady Harding Medical College
  • Accepting new patients

Motion sickness in children?

Give him lemon juice prior to travel and keep him seated in the middle and do not make him look sideways.

My baby blinks excessively. What's wrong?

It is normal for a baby to blink. Wash eyes with warm water to remove anything irritating the conjuctiva.

Starting on solid foods

Offer him a healthy diet appropriate for the age and consistency. There is nothing wrong with finger feeding.

How can i decrease my child’s anxiety about school?

No, do not let the child miss school. Talk to the child as to what is making him so anxious.

Can I give OTC cough syrups to my 9 month old baby?

No, give lots of liquids and use saline nose drops or a humidifier with cool mist.

My baby is 4 months old and has not passed stools for the last 4 days. What should I do?

Give lots of warm liquids and eat a high fiber diet, and if possible, stimulate the anal area. Try these things before you use a suppository.

What can i do if my child gets sick on a weekend?

Usually, there is a doctor who covers the doctor. If not, then call the urgent clinic.

Are over-the-counter cough medications safe?

No, do not give him cough medications, these are not safe and have side effects. Give him warm soup and if more than one year old, honey is a good substitute for cough medicine. READ MORE
No, do not give him cough medications, these are not safe and have side effects. Give him warm soup and if more than one year old, honey is a good substitute for cough medicine.

Is stretching before working out important for children as well

Before stretching, kids should do a low intensity aerobics like walking. Stretching cold muscles leads to injuries.