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Dr. Shalabh Bansal

Pediatrics
Atlanta, GA
14 years experience male

Locations

Office

Kennesaw, GA

Address

P.O. Box 3115, Kennesaw, GA
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. Shalabh "Mickey" Bansal, MD, MBA, FAAP is a board certified pediatrician who focuses on preventative health, emergency medical care, neonatal care, and pediatric global health. He is also a serial entrepreneur having started several successful companies which have designed healthcare technology applications for the pediatric population.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

Hindi

Doctor Q&A

323 Answers
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Skin Infection: You are showing signs of a skin infection which requires immediate antibiotics - please see your physician immediately.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Support Groups: Support groups provide exactly that - support. When an individual is going through a difficult time/episode, it is very helpful to speak to someone wh... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Bleaching: Are you referring to skin or teeth.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Msg: Msg is considered safe to add in food products as per fda, however some people have reactions to msg including fast heartrate.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Lupus and heart: How old is your baby... Lupus (with anti-ro and anti-phospholipid antibodies) can result in congenital heart block in fetus/newborn. Please speak to y... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
WPW: Wpw is the presence of ventricular pre-excitation due to an accessory pathway which can result in fast heart rhythms (i.e. Supra ventricular tachycard... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Neck: Likely a brachial cyst which intermittently gets filled with fluid and then resolved. They are prone to become infected. Please see your physician to ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Depression: If you have spells of crying - any relation to a particular activity or time of day. Any other symptoms of depression - loss of interest, fatigue... P... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
No: Please do not spray any antifungal medications into your mouth meant for athlete's foot. The general prescription by physicians is Nystatin swish-and-... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Medical status: In regards to vaccinations, just like medical care, only the legal medical guardian can sign off on child health care. Hence, you need to establish wi... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
POTS: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is a condition in which the heart abnormally has an exaggerated increase in heart rate in change in position... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
No: The inability to breastfeed can be for many reasons including low milk supply, anatomy, etc... Many mothers are unable to breastfeed. This does not me... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Diarrhea: Most common causes of acute diarrhea are usually viral or bacterial in nature. Supportive care is treatment. Good hydration. See physician if continue... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Stomach pains: A virus which causes a cold can sometimes also cause stomach aches. Other causes include: post-nasal drip being ingested with stomach irritation, dehy... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Depends: The period may be irregular for a few months post breastfeeding period but usually returns to pre-pregnancy regularity. Every woman is different. If c... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Swollen tonsils: She is likely suffering from tonsillitis (viral in nature as she also has stuffy nose). I would recommend getting her swabbed for strep as it is easil... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
See your MD: Fever with neck pain can be due to pending meningitis - please see your physician immediately!
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Pica causes: Pica is diagnosed on basis of persistently eating something of no nutritional value for greater then one month and is developmentally inappropriate. I... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Yes: There is a great need for pediatric cardiolology abroad. Congenital heart defects affect 1 in every 100 kids. Other issues that these doctors are expe... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Yes: Flea bites on humans can transmit various types of disease. Usually, they result in just plain itchiness which can drive one nutty - imagine a poor ba... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Body weight: Ideal body weight was fairly commonly used in the past and for a female with height of 5'10", it ranged anywhere from 135lbs to 165lbs. These days, bo... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Itching: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be taken orally to prevent itching. Also, proper care of site with lubrication and any other prescribed meds by your do... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Baby and cold air: Millions of babies around the world live in cold climates. They are just well bundled and warm when in such environments. Now, if your questions is sh... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Thimerosal free: Ask your physician please. The onfovidual vials are thimerosal free.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
DORV: Dorv falls into a spectrum of complicated congenital heart defets. The initial goal is to balance your pulmonary versus systemic blood flow. I would h... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
SAD: Sad is more prevalent in regions with colder darker wonters allowing for less interaction with other humans and the environment. You should be properl... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
ECMO: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation can be thought of as a longer term cardiopulmonary bypass machine. Strict criteria has to be met before physicians... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Steroids: Steroids are anti-inflammatory in nature. Asthma is a disease that has both inflammation and bronchoconstriction as its components. Both bronchodilato... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
CHD: Congenital heart defects (chd) come in varied forms. Some are common (asd and vsd) and others are very rare (criss cros heart). Some are extremely cri... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Albuterol: Albuterol is a type of beta-agonist. It acts by activating beta receptors in lungs which results in dilation and easier breathing. It can also speed u... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Interesting: By bronchial asthma, I am assuming you mean constriction of bronchi (airway) caused by viruses (rsv). Cool mist air can help. Otherwise if bad, bronch... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Far vs near: If a child has trouble seeing the whiteboard in school, likely nearsighted. However, if they have trouble seeing a book close up, likely farsighted. P... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Murmurs...: An ejection systolic murmur is a murmur suring the systolic phase of the heart during the ejection through either the pulmonic or aortic valve (e.g. A... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Joint inflammation: Ankylosing spondylitis is a long-term disease that causes inflammation of the joints between the spinal bones, and the joints between the spine and pe... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Murmur grading: Subjective, but grading based on: 1: murmur is only audible on listening carefully for some time. 2: murmur faint but audible on placing the stethos... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Iron foods: Red meat, egg yolks, dark, leafy greens (spinach, collards), dried fruit (prunes, raisins), iron-enriched cereals and grains (check the labels, have t... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Echo: An echocardiogram is an ultrasound of your heart to evaluate structure and function. A normal transthoracic echo is done with you lying on your back. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Holosystolic: Classically, a vsd results in increased blood flow from left to right ventricle due to pressure differences and results in a holosystolic murmur. Seve... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Iron foods: Red meat, egg yolks, dark, leafy greens (spinach, collards), dried fruit (prunes, raisins), iron-enriched cereals and grains (check the labels, have t... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Baby URI: Infant's symptoms of sneezing, runny nose, and tachypnea (increased rate of breathing) likely due to viral URI which is very common - especially if th... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Kids...: Kids do very peculiar and even particular things - this can be completely normal behavior. I assume you are concerned about one of the autism spectrum... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Yes: Healing process can take 7-10 days. Speak to your dental surgeon about whether you could have dry sockets.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Pinworms: Pinworms (enterobius) is treated with Mebendazole (or albendazole). Please see your pediatrician.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Tea: Tea and its components (especially caffeine) will have no effect on someone with a septal defect.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Childhood records: One of the best ways of at least finding your immunization records is to contact your elementary school (usually, public schools required immunization... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Stomach updet: There is no reason why someone should be experiencing chronic stomach upset/pain - please see your physician for a workup.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Yes: Scabies is easily spreadable to members of a household. He should be treated and all clothing, blankets, etc... Washed in hot water.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Not uncommon: It is not uncommon for someone exposed to the elements - hard wind, long duration in rain, etc... To have tiredness, headaches. If truly bothersome an... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Nice question!: Excellent - physiology at work! in subaortic stenosis, it is basically the muscular component of left ventricular outflow tract which is narrow. With ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Reversal: Tubal ligation reversal is possible but has its own inherent benefits and risks. Please speak with your OB about your desire and concerns.
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Testimonials
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Sep 6, 2013
Dr. Bansal handily fields questions on a wide range of topics in the realm of child health. His breadth and depth of knowledge is evident in his thoughtful and non-judgmental answers. I am keeping hi...Read More
Jun 12, 2013
Very timely and accurate responses.
I recommend this physician!
HealthTap member
This saved my life. Thank You! My wife she has hepatitis B, & virus > 170million UI/ml, how can I do? Plz give me some idea, coz I don't have enough $ treatment her! Plz
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He has just started doing ticing. He has no autistic signs at all.Outgoing, funny, loving, friendly etc. He Spins, winks, does things in 2s.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I appreciate your answer. She did state that she had blurry vision.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Saba University School of Medicine, Netherlands Antilles
Graduated 2008MD

Residency

University of Iowa HOSPITAL & CLINICS

Awards

ACGME David Leach Award for Innovation in Residency Finalist - 2009
PGY-3 Resident of the Year - 2011
Dean of Clinical Medicine Award for Highest Academic Performance - Saba University SOM - 2008

Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics
American Heart Association
American Board of Pediatrics
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