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Dr. Pratip Nag

Pediatrics
Pearland, TX
19 years experience male

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Pearland, TX

Address

1901 Kirby Drive, suite 109, Pearland, TX
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Pediatrician

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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

Bengali, Hindi

Doctor Q&A

78 Answers
40 Agrees
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
4.5-6 in <1month old: Infants (less than 1 month) have higher pottasium levels. Usually in the range of 4.5-6 meq/l but at 1 month the normal range is 3.5- 4.5 meq/l.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes many: There are a lot of remedies other than proactive like Retin-A and others. I would go to your pediatrician or a dermatologist to discuss with them what... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Depends on what kind: Respiratory allergens attach to eosinophils, mast cells or other cells and cause allergy symptoms; oral allergens get absorbed and bind to mast cells ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
No!: There is unfortunately no way to predict who or when a baby gets necrotizing colitis. The more premature a baby is the higher the likelihood of nec. B... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Ibuprofen: Sounds like you have a tension headache i would take a proper dose of ibuprofen, hydrate and get rest.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
25-42%: 25-42% of UTI resolve without antibiotics. Waiting for 48hr is ok as long as there is no vomiting, fever, back pain and the person can take Ibuprofen ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
The allergen binds : To eosinophils, mast cells or other cells and cause the release of histamines which cause the allergy symptoms.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Correct: Each unit of blood is approximately equal to a us pint of approximately 450 ml.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Lots of differences: Optometrists have 3-4 years of training after undergraduate years and they are limited to checking your vision, pressures, retina. An ophthalmologist ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes but limit it: As long as your 1 year old doesn't have food allergies so far i would start with plain chocolate. Make sure the baby is not allergic to nuts before gi... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Constipation likely : Coffee can be constipating and cause reflux which could be responsible for the symptoms you are having. However if your chest pain is with activity, ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
It could but: If you have had symptoms for more than 7 days you may consider getting checked out to make sure you don't have a bacterial sinus infection.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Could be a sinus : Infections amongst other thins that are more serious. I would get yourself evaluated by your physician soon.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
That can be tricky: Tic disorder and OCD can co-exist and so the answer to this question requires a psychologist to evaluate you and help distinguish and determine what i... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes!: There should be no issues unless she has an allergy to lemons or citrus.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes most likely: If the congestion has been longer than 10 days and there is night or early morning coughing the bit can be a bacterial sinus infection. If its less th... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Depends: It is ok to have irregular periods within 2 years from the start of your periods. But after that it is abnormal and should be checked out by a doctor.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
May be developing a : Tic disorder. He should be checked out by his physician and then if it is a tic disorder he should be referred to a psychologist who can treat tic dis... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes!: There should be no issues unless she has an allergy to lemons or citrus.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Depends on other: Symptoms and the duration of symptoms but consider things like sinus infections, tumors, optic nerve or muscle issues etc. I would have your doctor ex... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes it can: Should get checked though if MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or Dulcolax does not help with back pain.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes: The ultrasound technology has advanced significantly to be able to detect heard defects pretty reliably now a days. Occassionally small defects are n... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes but: Only if its prescribed by your doctor because the child needs it.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Not usually: But if you have a high risk pregnancy i would check with your ob.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes: As long as you don't think the person is having a seizure.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Infection is high: On the list of things that cause what you are describing. I would have it examined by a physician soon.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes: Bitter melon gourd juice is considered to be a very heathy juice for consumption in the east. There should be no issues.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes you would: Since you have to do more work pushing her.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Coital cephalagia: Occurs at base of neck as a dull headache that gets wore wig climax. Happens 3:1in men to women ratio. Get it checked out to make sure it's not an ane... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
No that's too much: Water. Since water dosen't have a lot of salts we generally like to limit it to an ounce for the day. Too much water can dilute the salts in her bloo... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Lots of things: Healthy eating/drinking to change obesity; sexually transmitted illnesses; effects of teenage pregnancy; drug use (alcohol and cigarette included) and... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Pump at work: For the feeds you are skipping that will help keep your milk supply up. Get a good hospital grade pump which you can rent of needed.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Get checked soon: It is something you want your doctor to evaluate soon. Headaches and nausea with spotting may indicate something going on in the brain especially near... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Stress - reflux?: Maybe you have reflux from stress at work. Try talking to your doctor about whether you can trial some anti-reflux medicines to see if that helps.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
By looking : Ear pain may just indicate fluid in the ear. If you have fever that may suggest you have ear infection. Motrin (if you are not allergic) would help wi... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Most likely: If it is a viral infection they do often spread to the other eye.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Hemorrhoid : Possible that you have a hemorrhoid. I would have it checked out to make sure it isn't anything else...Like cancer.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Temporarily yes: But you are likely to get a damaged liver if you start drinking again.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Physical & mental: The effects on the organs of the body are extreme due to the amount of alcohol and due to the fact that they will expose their organs to alcohol from ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
See a psychologist: There are specialists who can help with tics and it ranges from behavioral techniques to medications. I would find psychogist/psychiatrist who special... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Milk protein allergy: Necrotizing enterocolitis occurs in premature babies and only rarely in full term babies (ie born 37 weeks or later). Babies with nec are sickly appea... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Not known: There are many theories but the answer to this question is not for certain.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Frequent Vaseline: Eczema on the body and face is in most cases transient and doesn't leave life long scars in most babies. Eczema occurs due to the skin becoming dry. S... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Examine the eyes: Pediatric eye doctors do a variety of things. For a child who can not read or identify shapes the pediatric eye doctor can examine their eyes to tell ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes!!!: Absolutely! gynecologists frequently deal with UTI in females and they should be able to give you the right advice and treatment.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes : Yes there can be many reasons for acquired lazy eye ie. You got it after having normal eyes. I would have an ophthalmologist do an exam on the eye, si... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes but rare: Very rarely a full term baby can get necrotizing enterocolitis. It usually occurs in full term babies in the first 1-3 days of life. Most often there ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
No a dog cannot: Dogs cannot get and carry the HIV virus in them. So dog bites are not likely source for transmission of hiv. However dog bites can sometimes get infec... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
No one knows: There are many theories but no one knows the answer to this question. However one can have issues with sexual identificatiom if they had sex determin... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Topical ointment: For flea bites use topical ointments that help with itching like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) ointment, calamine lotions. Usually they get better in 2-7... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nag is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nag is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you for answering me :-) but, sadly the neurologist refused an MRI and has sent me back to my GP.
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Thank you Dr. Pratip. We will get him checked out.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

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Medical/Graduate school

Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School, IL
Graduated 2003MD
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