Dr. Zahida Khan MD
Pediatrician132 WILSON AVE BROOKLYN NY, 11237
Dr. Zahida Khan is a pediatrician practicing in BROOKLYN, NY. 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.
Education and Training
Lady Hardinge Med Coll- Univ Of Delhi- New Delhi- Delhi- India 1963
American Board of Pediatrics- Pediatrics
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
Dr. Zahida Khan MD's Expert Contributions
Baby gets a lot of itching and pain gums while teething, I personally do not recommend any local gel-like Ora gel to numb the pain instead I recommend cool teething rings to chew on the gums they have no chemicals and do the job make sure you have a couple of them and clear and you can cool them in the refrigerator. READ MORE
Fever less than 100 is considered normal, any number more than that is considered fever READ MORE
Most of the fever should be treated at home with Tylenol or Motrin, but if the fever is high and persist for more than three days and is accompanied by symptoms like vomiting or intense pain the child looks tired or dehydrated then a visit to ER is necessary. READ MORE
This condition is called intermittent urticaria and is allergic in nature, if the chid is stable and breathing normal and looking good eating well then no need to take ti emergency , no need to give Benadryl also because it is not acute allergic reaction it is chronic and intermittent READ MORE
Do not give ibuprofen on an empty stomach, it has lots of side effects. Tylenol is better, fewer side effects, and can be given by mouth or rectal suppository. READ MORE
I like honey for cough like zerbee. It is natural, it has no chemicals in it, it has no preservatives, it is tasty, and children love it. READ MORE
If there is no respiratory distress, child is feeding well, and sleeping normal and there is no high fever you can observe child at home keep well hydrated rest and watch for any breathing difficulty then there is concern and need to take to emergency room. READ MORE
The pain for appendicitis starts in the abdomen, but becomes strong and localizes to the right lower quadrant of the abdomen, there are guarding muscles. You may get vomiting and pain does not respond to analgesics. READ MORE
Give lots of liquids and tylenol if there is fever. Get a strep test to rule out strep tonsillitis in which case patient needs penicillin antibiotic. READ MORE
The abdominal pain gets localized in the right lower quadrant and there is guarding. The child cannot bend the knees, it exacerbates the pain. The pain becomes worse and persistent. READ MORE
Depends whether it is bacterial ,viral or allergic depending upon the nature of discharge a yellow discharge is indicative of bacterial infections and needs antibacterial antibiotic drops a watery discharge is indicative of viral infection and clears on its own in few days on the other hand no discharge with itching is indicative of allergic conjunctivitis and needs anti allergic eyes drops READ MORE
Make sure you see live lice along with nits. Use of nix shampoo followed by combing with thin spaced comb will remove the lice, however, the nits will remain attached to hair shaft. Repeat the process after one week. The whole family has to be treated at the same time. The clothes along with bedding has to be washed in hot, hot water. There are other options also if this does not work. READ MORE
The first thing is to hydrate the child by giving lots of water, then treat if there is constipation.Tylenol can be given if the pain is severe, but the most important thing is to get a urine test for analysis and urine culture and drug specificity, and, depending on results, treated further with appropriate antibiotic if needed. READ MORE
The child's bones are still growing and it is not a good idea to take them to a chiropractor before examining the bones in an X-ray. It can cause further damage to bones. READ MORE
Ear fungus is a very common cause of outer ear infection, also called swimmers ear, by swimming in dirty water. It causes intense pain. Motrin is the preferred painkiller used in doses of 10mg per kilo body weight every 6 hours. Also, anti-fungal ear drops instilled in the affected ear every 4 to 6 hours also helps. READ MORE
We do not recommend cough drops to pediatric patients, as they can cause more harm than good and only give temporary relief. For soothing the cough, you may give honey to children more than one year old or saline nose drops to help. READ MORE
If the diarrhea continues for more than 3 days, then you need to get the stool tested to rule out other causes like any bacterial infection or parasite and treat accordingly. READ MORE
It can be a nervous tick. Just ignore it and try to find what is causing stress and help him with any situation causing stress. READ MORE
Clean the area with povidine iodine and then apply bacitracin ointment on it. Hygiene is very important keep separate towels and wash the clothes separately. READ MORE
It is possible that the 3 year old has some behavioral issues at this age. He might be shy to be Potty trained and out of diapers. Do not force the child but try to find out the behavioral issues and try to address them READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Preceptorship to Instruct Residents from Different Medical Schools -
- Hay Fever (allergic Rhinitis)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (copd)
- The American Academy of Pediatrics
- American Medical Association
- preventive care,vaccinations,physicals for school,camp.sports and job physicals.
- barberton citizen hospital barberton ohio
- St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital in affiliation of columbia presbyterian hospital
What do you attribute your success to?
- Hard work
Hobbies / Sports
- Reading, Gardening
Favorite professional publications
- AAP participated in office research
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