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Esther B. Eisenstein

Pediatrician

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Esther B. Eisenstein
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • MD at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital
  • Accepting new patients

Why does my child have frequent ear infections?

Several reasons: Moving from one geographical area to another. Enlarged adenoids. Allergies causing rhinitis causes fluid in the ear canal that gets infected.

Chronic migraines in children. Is it serious?

“Migraines” in childhood should be thoroughly investigated. Allergy, stress, eye problems, refractory errors, constipation, or, lastly, tumors.

Is it okay if my daughter missed certain milestones?

Does she hold her head without the caregiver's support? I would wait 6 months of age & evaluate her & send her for studies. In her history, was she a full-term baby? Was there READ MORE
Does she hold her head without the caregiver's support? I would wait 6 months of age & evaluate her & send her for studies. In her history, was she a full-term baby? Was there any maternal history of trauma, viral illness? Family Hx of developmental or congenital diseases could be contributing to this.

My son makes a grunting sound while sleeping. Should I get it checked by a specialist?

I would get a neck X-ray to look for narrowing of the trachea or some external soft tissue obstruction, which is positional. If these are negative, I would have the mother carefully READ MORE
I would get a neck X-ray to look for narrowing of the trachea or some external soft tissue obstruction, which is positional. If these are negative, I would have the mother carefully observed until resolved. It should get better with age and simultaneous growth of the trachea.

Are cloth diapers recommended for babies?

It's really your choice. There's more work involved with cloth diapers. It may be more cost effective, though. If you store the dirty diaper in a bin with a deodorant & remove READ MORE
It's really your choice. There's more work involved with cloth diapers. It may be more cost effective, though. If you store the dirty diaper in a bin with a deodorant & remove weekly, it is more convenient. But, again, it is really your choice.

Can steroids make my daughter overweight?

A short burst of steroids of < than 10 days in tapering doses will have no side effects. Long-term use of steroids does have tremendous side effects, including weight gain.

My daughter is very fussy about her food. How do I ensure she gets proper nutrition?

If she has a favorite food that is nutritious, e.g., chicken fingers, Mac & cheese, give it to her daily. There’s protein, carbs, & fat in it. So the parent does not have an argument READ MORE
If she has a favorite food that is nutritious, e.g., chicken fingers, Mac & cheese, give it to her daily. There’s protein, carbs, & fat in it. So the parent does not have an argument with her.

As my child grows, what should be her intake of milk?

There are milk substitutes like yogurt, almond etc that can be substituted. Minimum 8oz a day

Are there any safe topical ointments to get rid of marks in kids?

Yes. Arnicare is a homeopathic ointment that can be tried.

How much sugar should a kid be limited to every day?

Maybe on special occasions another snack like ice cream.

My daughter is gaining weight on top but her legs are too lean. Why?

The pediatrician should check for enlarged organs, bloating belly, constipation, gas in abdomen etc. A detailed history from the parent is very helpful.

What can I give my child to gain strength during loose motions?

Chicken broth, applesauce, bananas, toast, crackers to start with. Frequent small feeds will help as well.

How often should I get a complete body scan done for my son?

It looks like he is doing well. However to allay your anxiety he should get a Cardiogram, & a Chest X-ray. He can also be seen by a Cardiologist.

My 20 month old eats very little. Should I try to change his eating habits or what should I do?

If he looks well and is very active, no pallor noted, then you need not worry. If the parents are below average in height, extra feeds will cause him to be obese.

How should I approach constipation in a 7 year old?

First, a history of constipation should be obtained. How long, is it intermittent, is it from toilet training (unlikely because of his age), is it behavioral, is it related to READ MORE
First, a history of constipation should be obtained. How long, is it intermittent, is it from toilet training (unlikely because of his age), is it behavioral, is it related to his diet, e.g., not enough fruit & veggies in his diet? Rx fruit juices, increased fluids like plain water can help.

My child refuses to drink milk. Will it cause any health issues for him?

There are many ways to entice a 3 year old to drink milk. Substitute cows milk with Yogurt, soy milk , almond milk. These products have Vitamins added.Cows milk can be given as READ MORE
There are many ways to entice a 3 year old to drink milk. Substitute cows milk with Yogurt, soy milk , almond milk. These products have Vitamins added.Cows milk can be given as a smoothie, adding berries or other fruits.