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Dr. Indu Lal

Pediatrics
Hopewell Junction, NY
51 years experience female

Locations

Office

Hopewell Junction, NY

Address

4 Foster Road, Hopewell Junction, NY
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About

Bio

I am a board certified pediatrician for 36 years. My area of interest are prenatal guidance to expectant mothers regarding their nutrition , physical and emotional well being for proper development of baby .i integrate Complementary medicine for many condions, advice regarding OTC products, benefits and hazards. I take care of children from birth till they go to college.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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GI consult: Based on your symptoms you need further evaluation . Consider gastroenterologist for more evaluation
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It can: Citrus extract is present in many shampoos and conditioners can prevent . But check for nits and fine combing daily
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Yes: Daily consumption of coriander seeds, or fresh coriander leaves or black cumin can help to prevent or reduce the effects of salmonella.
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Ro organize: Make a list and review at least every other week, discard what you need, what you don't nee.
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Re organize: Make a list and review at least every other week, discard what you need, what you don't nee.
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Sress main trigger: Stress causes release of certain stress hormones, that takes a toll on brain functions, causing fatigue or irritable, difficulty in focusing yoga and... Read More
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Yes: For air born infections wearing masks is a good way to prevent spreading to others.
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NO: No, it can mimic a family's behavior pattern, but i don't think of any genetic involvement.
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Cause of pain: How did it start, is there a swelling. Get your md to look at the knee.
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Normal: At 7 mos most babies sleep soundly, you may still notice some body movements during rem sleep.
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Neck support: Proper neck support will help. Some times not bending the arm while sleeping helps.
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What color: What is the color of spots, are they light, darker, redder, dry scaly? Are you using any steroid cream for any purpose? Is there any itching or other ... Read More
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Any trauma?: Did get hurt, or banged your elbow. If you can move your elbow with out any discomfort, then try ice compress and see if it helps.
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How about walking: I am not sure what you mean by extended sitting time. To stay healthy walking in between activities like watching tv is beneficial for health.
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Hand washig: Yes, and also pick right food.
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Not enough: American diet is low in in these ingredients. Carrots, cabbage, radishes have small amt.
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Anti malarial: There are various anti malarial meds, combination helps to treat resistant malaria.
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May be: If food is hot, and properly cooked can be ok to consume.
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Fluroquinols: Ciprofloxicine, doxycycline, erythromycine can be used in early stages of disease.
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Yes it can: Also some times there may be an odor to it too. Wash all the fruits and vegetable before consumption. Do not eat raw meat. Wash hands handling meats ... Read More
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Yes: Prenatal molecular analysis by direct mutation analysis, and crrier stage can be DX by chromosomal analysis.
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Differ from pt-pt: Different medication can have different effects on differnt people.
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Nothing is safe: No medication is safe if used with out medical supervision.
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Autonomic NS: It may be related to autonomic nervous system. Are there any other symptoms like sweating after eating?
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Laser treatment: In one of my cme course at harvard medical school, 'structural acupuncture for physician' they have mentioned that laser beam at certain wave length ... Read More
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Complementary med: Fenugreek is one herb which stimulate breast milk. It can be taken in seed form, or greens with your food
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Nutrtional deficienc: Some times lack of certain minerals/ vitamin can give peculiar tastes in mouth. Also chronic sinusitis can also change taste buds.
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Gum massage: Massage gums with sesame seed oil first thing in the morning.
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Mind over body: If you don't have any diagnosable cause for fatigue, review your diet, mental health, and physical activities. Make a daily log for all these 3 param... Read More
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Get checked: If you get abdominal pain every you eat, you need to get checked by your doctor.
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See MD: It can be many things from benign lipoma to bursitis. Get it checked.
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Need to be evaluated: If there is any of neck injury, whiplash etc. May need to see md for more info.
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May be: Due to anti oxidative properties an boos healing prcess, but will like feed back from other doctors.
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Herbs not safe: I personally do not recommend Orc , herbs etc during pregnancy. Don't know how safe they are
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Keep skin clean: Avoid squeezing , wash with warm water use mild soap , I prefer glycerin soaps or none a cream for daily use Topical application of benzoyl peroxide o... Read More
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Practice: Breathing exercises help to breath easier, practice these execises 2-3 x daily try to do it whenever you can, then it becomes a part of it.
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Nutrition: A proper regime inspite of your condition will help to reduce the symptoms. It will not happen overnight, but sure you will over come if you maintain ... Read More
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Oil massage: Plenty of fluids, keeping thermostat low avoid prolong hot bath/shower will help drying/ loosing the oil of skin of skin. Which many times is a prec... Read More
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Post nasal drip: In the absence of other symptoms , it may be due to post nasal drip. Try saline nasal irrigation twice a day, may help.
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Nutrtional deficienc: Some times lack of certain minerals/ vitamin can give peculiar tastes in mouth. Also chronic sinusitis can also change taste buds.
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Gentle yoga: Gentle exercises always helps to keep joint moving.
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Get checked: You need t to get checked . It may be sciatic nerve compression or piriformis muscle syndrome.
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Temper tantrum: Some times children around this age do show different behaviour as a part of temper tantrum. If he is throwing up every time, i will rcomment r/o gerd... Read More
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Lactose intolerance: Some time lactose intolerance can do that. Try to cut down milk intake and start probiotics and see how you feel.
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If you feel tired: If you feel tired all day , loosing interests in what you used to like, and not able to point out any reasonable cause, but the tiredness is going on ... Read More
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Nutrition: Whole grains, protein, and coconut water.
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Behaviour modificati: At 9 years of age , it is more a behavior issue. He may need some stool softener and drink lot of water, high fiber diet for soft stool so he does not... Read More
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Probably not: Albinism is defect in coloring pigment of skin eyes and hair. Common complication is vision problems. Skin may also be proned to malignant changes.
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Nutrition: Nutrition, exercise and proper medical follow up.
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May work: Insect repellent may work to ward off some insects. However ticks are little different. They can reach your body thru different means. You may have th... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Lal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Feb 24, 2012
brief yet thorough and understandable.
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child is 1year and 9 months. she started to grow the lump at 8 months old. sweating alot... shr would always sweat if its a little warm, no one else in the same room would sweat just her... and it cau...Read More
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I always feel better when I drink more water... not sure why I can't keep up the habit... thanks for you input.
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Thank you,I do have I New Neuro that I Really like & is Really Good!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Allahabad, M. L. N. Medical College, India
Graduated 1971MD

Residency

University of Connecticut Primary Care and Waterbury Hospital

Awards

Top Pediatrician, First Place, Albany Region - Spring
2016
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