Dr. Sanjay Jhawar practices Pediatric Pulmonology in Sacramento, CA. Dr. Jhawar treats children who have breathing problems, or a problem with his or her lungs. Pediatric pulmonologists often treat children with chronic cough, difficulty breathing, recurring pneumonia, asthma, cystic fibrosis, apnea, chronic lung disease in premature infants, noisy breathing, and conditions that require special equipment to monitor and/or help with breathing at home.
Education and Training
Gandhi Med Coll, Bhopal Univ, Bhopal, Mp, India 1989
American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Pulmonology (Pediatrics)
Sleep Medicine (Pediatrics)
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Pulmonology
Dr. Sanjay Jhawar M.D.'s Expert Contributions
Yes, he might need a stronger dose and also his technique of using inhaler needs to be evaluated. READ MORE
Because of inflammation in airways. READ MORE
Discuss with anesthesiologist. READ MORE
Review an asthma action plan with your Doctor, a rescue bronchodilator inhaler may be helpful to use when needed. READ MORE
Yes, discourage her. READ MORE
Because of inflammation in the lung READ MORE
Yes. READ MORE
Inflammation and spasm of the airways. READ MORE
Either cardiac or pulmonary disease READ MORE
Because it is not adequately controlled. READ MORE
Complete antibiotics, if this happens on a recurrent basis, it may be asthma. READ MORE
See your Doctor, if this is recurrent it can be asthma. READ MORE
Recurrent cough, wheezing, chest tightness. READ MORE
Less likely, unless it is a severe cough, consult your primary care doctor. READ MORE
Cough in infants should be evaluated for lung disease. READ MORE
Air flow in airways. READ MORE
Adversely. READ MORE
No. READ MORE
Avoid asthma triggers such as allergens and give asthma meds regularly as suggested by Doctor. READ MORE
Antibiotic and if needed bronchodilators. READ MORE
By helping in airway clearance techniques. READ MORE
This is not contagious. It involves the breathing tubes called the Bronchi. READ MORE
No, cough can be caused by upper airway issues also. READ MORE
Less likely, unless it is long standing. READ MORE
By history of moist coughing. READ MORE
Inhaled steroid for daily use and bronchodilator for as needed use. READ MORE
She might have asthma. READ MORE
It is important to make sure that the asthma is well controlled. Swimming, as the air is moist and warm. READ MORE
Yes, inhaled allergens can cause asthma. READ MORE
Asthma symptoms are recurrent in nature compared to chronic bronchitis where symptoms are present most of the time. Cough in bronchitis is usually moist with sputum production. READ MORE
No. There are different types of medications in different inhalers, just like different medication pills, although they look similar, but are different. READ MORE
No. Asthma related wheezing is recurrent and gets better with asthma inhalers such as albuterol. READ MORE
All Cystic Fibrosis patients should be seen at Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of North America accredited CF centers. They might have different type of CF mutations and the treatment options may differ. READ MORE
Yes. She should be seen by a lung specialist for further evaluation for problems such as asthma or immune insufficiency. READ MORE
Yes. Evaluation for asthma or allergy related upper airway symptoms would be needed. READ MORE
My son died of cystic fibrosis when he was a teenager. Is it possible for his brother to get it too?
Yes, CF is a genetic disease. READ MORE
There is effective treatment for most childhood asthma. For true asthma, a cure is less likely. READ MORE
CF related cure is not available yet. Care under supervision of CF center team is the best way to go. READ MORE
It is treatable, and there are good chances for symptoms to get better as they grow. There is no cure for true asthma. READ MORE
Keep him busy elsewhere. Distraction helps, besides the other strategies suggested by his physician. READ MORE
Yes. The type, dose, frequency of inhaler use, need to be carefully looked at. READ MORE
He might have uncontrolled asthma. He will need to have a spirometry with exercise challenge for best diagnosis. Contact your pediatrician for help. READ MORE
Yes, there is a significant component of family history for asthma in childhood. READ MORE
Yes, childhood pneumonia can be serious on presentation, but if treated adequately there are no significant problems afterwards (given the potential for lung growth in a child), provided there are no other medical issues onboard. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Professor UC Davis School of Medicine 2000 - 2018
- Director Pediatric CF Center UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento 2013 - 2018
- Mass Gen Hosp, Pediatric Pulmonology; New York Methodist Hosp, Pediatrics
Dr. Sanjay Jhawar M.D.'s Practice location
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