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My daughter is just 7 years old and is suffering from severe hairfall. What should I do?

My daughter is 7 years old and has been suffering from a lot of hair loss. I am not sure if its nutritional deficiency or any other reason. What do you think it could be? And...

Can an ear infection be the cause of fever for my daughter?

My daughter has an ear infection and has started treatment. Last night she had fever. Could it be because of the ear infection?

Is it safe for a 10 year old to start working out?

My son is 10 years old, and I would like to know if it is safe for him to start working out at this age. He is very much interested in body building, but I don't want him to get...

Are protein drinks bad for kids?

I recently read an article that said protein drinks may be bad for kids because they contain a lot of unnecessary proteins inside of it. I am a mom to a 5 year old and I usually...

Why do mosquito bites leave a scar on my child's body?

My son is very prone to mosquito bites and ends up getting scars on his body. But I never see him scratching. Why is it scarring anyway and what can I do?

How long should I wait for a cough to settle before seeing a doctor?

When is a cough considered serious in a toddler? I am a first-time mom and I want to know when should I see a doctor for a common cough and cold.

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

My son is 1 year old and makes a grunting sound while sleeping. My regular pediatrician says its nothing to be worried. Should I bring him to a specialist?

My daughter is 5 months old and only just turned over now. Should I be worried?

My daughter is 5 months old and she has not turned till now. Should I be worried?

Is the pneumococcal vaccine important?

I came across an optional vaccine called pneumococcal for my younger baby which was not available at the time of my elder son. Is this vaccine important?

What's the best cold medicine for a 3 year old?

Should I be giving me 3 year old anything for a common cold? What should I avoid?

Does constant sneezing signify an underlying health concern?

My son must sneeze at least 20 times throughout the day. Does this indicate some underlying health concern?

My child's appetite has lessened after a throat infection. What should I do?

My daughter is 7 years old and had a throat infection, after which her appetite has really gone down. What could be the reason? How can I help her?

How can I avoid my son from getting scarring with chickenpox?

My son has developed the chickenpox and he is itching himself a lot, even after I put the ointment on him. I'm afraid that this will cause him to have scarring along his skin....

At what age can I introduce my child to coconut water?

My daughter is 2 years old and I would for her to start drinking coconut water. Is there any age where it's safe to introduce coconut water in her everyday diet?

Why does my daughter sneeze everyday?

Every morning, my daughter wakes up and sneezes repeatedly for nearly a half an hour. She'll also sneeze randomly throughout the day, especially if she's in that room. This never...

Are cloth diapers recommended for babies?

I am a new mother and I am very confused whether to opt for normal diapers or the cloth diapers for my little one. Can you please suggest which is best?

Is it safe to frequently use nasal drips for children?

My son often has a stuffy nose while sleeping. We've been treating it with nasal drips but this has been quite often. Are these safe for children for a long period of time?

What medicine can I give my child for headaches?

My 4 year old has been complaining about headaches in the afternoons. What medication can I give him for this?

Why is my little one not running around like other kids?

My daughter is 3 years old and I don’t see her running around and being as active as other kids of her age. What could be the reason for this? She usually just sits inside mostly,...

If my child is losing weight, is there a problem?

For the past week, my daughter has been gradually losing weight. It's now worrying me. Her eating pattern seems fine, so I don’t know why she is losing the weight. Should I...

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