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Dr. Subir Mitra

Pediatrics
Phoenix , AZ
24 years experience male

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Office

Phoenix , AZ

Address

2030 W Whispering Wind DR, Phoenix , AZ
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Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Arizona

Doctor Q&A

44 Answers
76 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
See a doctor: In this situation I would seek medical attention with your primary care provider as she needs a full consultation and exam to appropriately diagnose h... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Usually 12-14 hours : They should be sleeping through the night 9-11 hours and napping about 2-3 hours during the day. Of course some kids may need more sleep and some less... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Prevention: I don't think it is healthy for kids to chew gum. Therefore i would not encourage them using gum in the first place.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Carseat: I would bring your carseat on the plane and strap him in as if you were going on a long car trip. This will bring some familiarity to him so he won't ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Infection: This may be anything from a chronic infection to arthritis or even something else. Since it has already been two weeks i would highly advise you to se... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Pressure: To stop a nosebleed you have to squeeze the soft part of the nose firmly for 5-10 minutes. Afterwards apply ocean gel to the nares every hour or two f... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Time to see the doc: I would probably get this checked out. This may represent a secondary infection such as an ear infection or pneumonia. This may also be a continuati... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Hiccups: I would not grey to get rid of these. First of all it does not hurt or bother the baby. Secondly, this is normal for babies as their neurological syst... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Allergy: He may have uncontrollable vomiting, blood in his stools, eczema or even hives. If you suspect this you should see your pediatrician. Allergy testing ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Don't know: This is purely by parental choice. I do not try to sway parents one way or another. Circumcision in the office can be done by your OB or pediatrician ... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Vaseline: You can use vaseline to suffocate the lice. You must coat the hair evenly for 8-12 hours.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Muvala: You can paint muvala on their fingernails. It's a nontoxic, safe but very bad tasting clear nail polish.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Circumcision: This is a personal choice. I let the parents of the child decide whether or not to do it. I don't feel it isn't place to deter someone from doing the ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Id reaction: This may be a yeast rash followed by a secondary reaction called an id reaction. Treating the underlying yeast rash with anti fungal creams may help. ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Varies ?6-12 months : It is more important to burp very young infants as they have trouble doing it themselves. Once they get a bit older, sometimes as early as 6 months, t... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Sure!: The eye has an epithelium similar to the skin on the rest of the body. Therefore, it is not uncommon to have birthmarks or freckles in te eyes.
A member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Broken nose: It can be difficult to tell if the nose is broken without a thorough evaluation and x-ray. This type of injury is unlikely to result in a broken nose ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Immunity: Many very young children are not yet fully immunized. They need the full series of vaccines over the course of a few years. In addition, some vaccines... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Growing pains: This could be growing pains. Growing pains are inflammatory areas on the end of bones (apophosytis) commonly in the knee area, heel area or even vario... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
About 6 months: The color of the eyes usually changes from blue to brown or may stay blue in the first 6 months of life.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Lump: I would get this assessed by your pediatrician. It may be an enlarged lymph node of maybe an infection.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Gastroenteritis: I would try to feed him through this. I would avoid juices and milk for a few days. I would also supplement his diet with pedialyte 1-2oz per diarrhea... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Rash: All rashes are best assessed in person with your doctor. Rashes are usually a visual diagnosis. Your child's rash could be anything from a viral wart ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Not enough info: Not sure if this is related to trauma, eczema, or bed sores. Could be many things.
A female asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
6-12 months: 6-12 months. Range can be broad. Some babies go right to walking and skip crawling altogether.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Inflammation: It is a nonspecific lab value reflecting an inflammatory process. You appear to have some inflammatory process.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Aloe: try using aloe or a product containing aloe. This should provide soothing relief while the skin heals. Also, don't forget to use sunscreen next time... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Wake: I don't like babies sleeping any longer than 6 hours at a stretch when they're that young. They just don't have the fat stores to keep their glucose l... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Well checks: By assessing growth, development, nutrition and exercise along with anticipatory guidance. It is the crux of our job.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Rash: This could be nummular eczema, ringworm or hives. I would have him seen to diagnose and treat him appropriately.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
URI: Just nasal saline drops and suctioning as needed, a humidifier, and fever reducer if needed. Cold medicines are contraindicated and can have bad side ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Rx: Nystatin oral suspension works the best but is by prescription. Gentian violet is otc but can stain clothes and is messy.
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Aquaphir: I like aquaphor because it's thick and provides a good barrier between the wet diaper and the skin. If the rash persists more than 3 days it may be a ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: They can save your child's life from life threatening preventable illnesses.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Fever: This could be anything. Would need more information and/or physical exam.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Cough: This may be a viral upper respiratory infection. The nausea may be from swallowing mucus. I would want to make sure there isn't a more serious illness... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
No: Much better and more efficient to lose gas bubbles by burping. Lower abdominal gas is also much more uncomfortable.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Go to the ER: Even a small amount of meth could be dangerous for a child. After that i would've expecting a call from child protective services since the child shou... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Well visit: This should be done routinely at their 12m and/or 2 yo visit.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Obesity epidemic: Children are eating too many processed foods and simple carbs. Fast food provides too much salt, fat, and calories. Portion sizes are usually too larg... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Strep: Treatment with antibioticsimperative for people older than 18 months. We get receptors to acquire strep throat in the posterior pharynx between 18 mo... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Green tea: No. Green tea should not affect adhd medications.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Allergies: If it is recurrent, the most common reason for this could be allergies or eye irritation. I would see your physician however since it could possibly ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Mitra is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mitra is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have nose bleeds at least once a week, thank you for this tip. I will definitely try it out.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Hi thank you for your reply i will send more information next time.
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Im wondering if he get the flu shot would that help .

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

West Virginia University School of Medicine, WV
Graduated 1998MD

Awards

Phoenix Magazine Top Doc 2011 & 2012
Patient's Choice Award 2010 and 2011
HealthTap ClubMD
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