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Dr. Ted Saha

Pediatrics
Ocala, FL
44 years experience male

Locations

Kid's Health Alliance, PA

Ocala, FL

Address

2650 NW 2nd St. Suite 100, Ocala, FL
Directions

About

Bio

Medical school : INDIA. Residency training in pediatrics: Waterbury regional dept of Pediatrics, university of Connecticut. Master of Public health, MPH : University of South FL, Tampa. General Pediatrics( emphasis on behavioral pediatrics) : Private practice since 1987. Pediatric and adult Hospice/ palliative care; since 2010. Board certified in Pediatrics. Board eligible in Hospice/ palliative care medicine. Our major expertise continues to be in ADHD and related comorbid conditions. Autism.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Palliative Care

Languages spoken

Hindi, Telugu

Doctor Q&A

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Muscle Relaxar.: Magnesium, calcium relieves muscle cramps.Mg relaxes muscles of heart, lungs, and blood vessels also.Milk, and dairy products are rich in calcium. Coc... Read More
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Suffering, Pain.: I do not know what kind of terminal illness you have! you should be under care of palliative care-hospice . You must not suffer from pain.They will p... Read More
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Wrist pain: Wrist and hand pain may be related to trauma or overuse.Nerve entrapment may cause symptoms related to a particular nerve involvement ! do you have ti... Read More
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Beta- Thalassemia: 2 types of beta- thalassemia . Minor and major. Minor causes mild anemia and do not responds to iron therapy. Major, ( cooley anemia ) causes severe ... Read More
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'CARDIO-ESOPHAGITIS': Diffuse spasm of esophagus ( feeding tube) occurs with chest pain and is intermittent. It mimics heart attack but it is not due to any heart problem! ... Read More
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URI: If child does n't have fever any more, and only runny nose and cough; you may try over the counter cough and cold medicine. If prob continues beyond ... Read More
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Manic.: I do not know what do you mean by "manic" !my guess is that she is very hyper ! please give her medicine every day and that includes weekends and holi... Read More
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Exercise and sleep.: No. Having your BP under control and doing exercise on a regular basis, good nutrition , and at least 8 hrs of sleep every night is good for overall w... Read More
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Razor burn. : May be 'razor burn'. It is characterized by mild to moderate redness and irritation on the surface of the skin. It is transient and there is no infect... Read More
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Dysmenorrhea,Mood : Pain associated with menstruation is called dysmenorrhea.Anti-inflammatory drugs, birth control pills containing hormones estrogen and progestin, intr... Read More
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Leukorrhea. : In the absence of symptoms such as itching, burning sensation, foul smell such as 'fishy smell', / rotting smell, high risk behavior it simply seem li... Read More
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Antipsychotics.: Antipsychotics such as Risperdal amongst others is very effective against the aggressive and violent behavior, .
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ASD: Due to wide range of symptoms, in 2013 , it is called autism spectrum disorder. Early diagnosis is important. It can help make gains in language and ... Read More
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SINUSITIS: Nose bleeding is perhaps due to excessive nose blowing. Mostly due to viral inf. Take over the counter antihistamines with decongestants. If you have... Read More
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Nasal Allergies: Yes, you may restart Nasonex (mometasone) without any problems.
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Hopelessness.: Possibly you may have 'depression' you must see a psyphiatrist for further evaluation. Anti-depressants and counseling will help you.
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Restricted diet.: It is very difficult to expand an autistic kid's diet. Work with a dietician and occupational therapist.
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Ritalin (methylphenidate) ,impotency: You have not "lost"your "libido" because of "ritalin"! it is possible but not likely! there are many causes of "erectile dysfunction".Please consult a... Read More
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PE: Anxiety is not a symptom of pulmonary embolism. Sudden onset of breathing difficulties is most common. Chest pain and spitting up blood indicates inf... Read More
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Anxiety/ Phobia: Hopefully he has been evaluated by a child psychiatrist. Cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychoeducation of parents and child, school intervention, and ... Read More
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Acne: Acne is a disorder of the sweat glands. Excessive sebum production, and defective 'keratization' leads to obstruction of normal flow of sebum on to th... Read More
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Bipolar disorder: I hope you are under the care of a psychiatrist. Only he may be able to answer you . Treatment of bipolar is very complex to the least ! manic , max ... Read More
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Ch Liver Disease: Pts with ch liver disease without accumulation of fluid in the belly, bleeding from enlarged tortuoris veins, swelling of brain or yellow jaundice hav... Read More
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TINNITUS: Tinnitus is often associated with conductive (from obstruction of ear canal) or sensorineural ( damage to nerve) hearing loss . May be first sign of a... Read More
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VARICELLA: What is chicken puss ? Do you mean 'chicken pox' ? May use Benadryl or calamine lotion for itch. Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever. Oatmeal sitz bat... Read More
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Black box warning.: Food and drug administration, a regulatory agency puts out a notice on the packaging of a prescription drug that warns patients and doctors that the ... Read More
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Bumps over groin: It does seem to be a benign lesion ! if it becomes painful, red, warm and full of pus, consider having a boil. Smaller boil do not need any antibiotic... Read More
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LAMOTRIGINE: I do not know for what condition it was prescribed to you, my answer will depend upon the diagnosis and if you are also taking it with valporic acid o... Read More
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Kidney infection.: Possibly Cipro (ciprofloxacin) has not had time to act ! your symptoms may be due to the 'kidney inf' not Cipro (ciprofloxacin) ! it can cause stomach... Read More
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Diarrhea: A viral infection is the most common cause in children. 7-10 days, is not unusual. In the absence of fever, bloody stools, and weakness there is nothi... Read More
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ADHD: Adhd is a neurobehavioral disorder characterized by inattetion, distractability, impulsivity, and hyperactivity., all behaviors that are more frequent... Read More
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Dark armpits: Do you also have thick dark areas on your neck and groin ? How much do you weigh ? How tall are you ? You may have a condition called " acanthosis n... Read More
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Urethritis.: Do you have painful urination ? Infection of urethra is the most common cause of urethritis(swelling of urethra). Cancer of urethra is rare. Blood in ... Read More
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ADHD can be treated : Stimulant medicines such as concerta, vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) amongst other are very effective. Consult a doctor who is very familiar with this con... Read More
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CBT, anxiolytics.: See a good psychiatrist, take anti-anxiety medications, and arrange to consult a good therapist in order to receive " cognitive behavior therapy"!
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Hospice.: Life expectancy 6 months or less.
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SA is treatable.: Yes , of course! social anxiety certainly will not kill you! severe cases will incapacitate. You. This problem is very effectively treat... Read More
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ORG meds.: None.They are all prescription medicine. Omega3 may help a little.
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See ob/gyn.: Hypomenorrhea also known as short or scanty menstrual periods. Get yourself examined by an ob/gyn. Must have a blood pregnancy test. If pregnancy is r... Read More
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Tonsils: On each side of mouth at it's posterior end are masses of lymphoid tissue, the palatine tonsils.The tonsils in common with other lymphoid tissues, are... Read More
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Secondary Amenorrhea: Results when there is unopposed estrogen.Your last pd was on 25th of nov; you are 69 days late ! most common causes are preg, stress, or polycystic ov... Read More
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Special senses: Between 10 and 100 million receptors for the 'sense of smell' lie inside nose. Persons with cold /sinusitis , allergies complain that they can not... Read More
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Weaning breast feeds: You are possibly at the end of the breast milk production. It takes only 5 mints to empty a breast, if she is there for one 1 hr she is not drinking m... Read More
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Difficult Patient.: Head cold is due to viral infection. Medicines do not help. Most recovers within a week. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and some other preparations are avail... Read More
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Safety of ADHD meds.: Stimulants are perfectly safe if taken during pregnancy.
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Abortion.: Early first trimester medical abortion regimens use Mifepristone in combination with a prostaglandin analog up to 9 weeks gestational age. Mifepris... Read More
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Arthritis.: Your mother possibly suffers from osteoarthritis, . Regardless of the cause she certainly does not need any surgery.
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Gynecomastia: If you are > 18 yrs, and you are considering to wear a bra and do prefer to be a woman go ahead with the bra, but if they are bothersome to you , c... Read More
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Very accurate.: Vanderbilt adhd evaluation form are very easy to use , and validated.
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Depression.: 1depression.(persistent sadness, worthlessness, no hope for any thing, loss of interest which is persistent and pervasive in all aspects of life, desi... Read More

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Jul 7, 2013
Great physician. Always a pleasure working with him.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Saha is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Saha is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! AF means period u can always google it it is so common here in America it means Aunt Flow thanks any way
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! its basically just concentrated food but wanted to be sure.thanks alot
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Patna University, Patna Medical College, India
Graduated 1978MD

Residency

University of Connecticut

Residency

University of south Florida

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECT
Completed 2006

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Ocala Region, FL - Summer
2013
Most Influential, Third Place, Ocala Region, FL - Summer
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Ocala Region, FL - Summer
2013

Affiliations

Munroe regional medical center Ocala. West Marion community hospital Ocala, Ocala regional medical center, Ocala.
American Academy of Pediatrics
FL Medical Assiciation.
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