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Why does my son have dry eyes?

My son is 6 years old and his eyes are very dry and itchy. Why could this be happening? Eye drops only help him for a short period of time.

Is delayed teething in kids normal?

My son is 10 months old and has not yet started teething. While my pediatrician says its normal, I'm still worried. I need a second opinion. Is this normal? And is there really...

My child isn't hitting their milestones properly. Is this okay?

My baby is 9 months old and hasn't crawled or turned over, which I read is supposed to happen very early. Instead, she is now sitting upright and is able to stand. Is this alright?...

How much sleep does a baby need in a day?

My baby is 2 months old but hardly sleeps. How much sleep should a baby normally get in a day?

My daughter is developing white patches on her skin. What is the treatment for it?

My daughter is 5 years old and I recently saw her developing white patches on her skin. Why could this be happening? Is there a treatment for this?

My daughter has serious concentration issues. What can I do about it?

My daughter is 4 years old and is extremely hyperactive. She also has severe concentration issues. What should I do about it? How can I help her?

Is calcium from milk enough for strong bones in kids?

I am not giving any calcium supplements to my child. Is the calcium from milk sufficient for bone growth and development?

How much screen time should be allowed for kids?

These days, my son who is 5 years old spends too much time in front of a screen. As a doctor, how much time do you recommend for children to be in front of a screen?

When should a test for mono be done?

My daughter has a fever and a runny nose. Mono is going around in her school, and I have a feeling that she has it as well. What tests can be done to confirm it?

My son gets tired very fast after playing. Could it be a sign of a weak heart?

My son gets tired way too fast while playing with his friends, and sometimes, he gets really short on breath. Could it be a sign of a weak heart?

Is fish oil good for my child?

Is it right to start my 6 year old son on fish oil to improve his heart functioning?

Are colored lenses advisable for a 14 year old?

My daughter has been insisting on trying colored lenses. Is it safe for a 14 year old girl?

What is the treatment for anaphylaxis?

My son twice had anaphylaxis caused by a bee sting. What should ideally be done in such an emergency situation?

How can I motivate my daughter to lose weight?

My daughter is 13 years old and has gained too much weight. She is now low on confidence and I am finding it hard to help her. Please suggest ways in which I could treat her...

What can I do to help my daughter concentrate better?

My 12 year old daughter just won't concentrate on her studies. What can I do to help her concentrate on, and cope better, with her studies?

Can autism be treated with surgery?

Is there any surgical treatment available for autism? My 3 year old son was recently diagnosed and I am just curious. Thank you.

How can I get my son to quit smoking?

My son is 14 years old and I recently found out that he has started smoking. What can I do to get him to quit the habit?

My son has been diagnosed with osteogenesis imperfecta. Can It be treated with a surgery?

My son is 9 years old and has been diagnosed with osteogenesis imperfecta. Can this condition be treated with surgery?

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

My son has cystic fibrosis and has been managing it since he was 5 years old. I can't watch him suffer any more. Is there a cure for this disease in the future?

Why does my child get a cough and cold when the seasons change?

My son has a cold and cough every time the season changes. This doesn't happen with anyone else in our family, and my husband and I have very few allergies. Why is this happening...

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