Dr. Amrita Dosanjh

Primary Care, Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
CA
38 years experience female

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Specialties
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Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

Pediatric Pulmonology

Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: California, New York

Languages spoken

English

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Clean/Bleach: Mold commonly grows in moist environments. Individuals who are prone to allergic responses or who are exposed to high levels of mold may have a variet... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
May help: Mist may help certain patients with airway clearance and to loosen mucus.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Sometimes/immunity: Candida can be associated with colonization of the airway and mouth in cf. The fungus may live in the airway without actually causing an infection. If... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
The cause of your chronic bronchitis, including an immune work up is recommended. Other tests include a TB and CF sweat test Antibiotics are used for... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Continue to observe: After one year the risk does diminish, but continue to avoid excessive bedding, pillows on the bed.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
If cough persists, : If the cough persists for three weeks or longer, she should be re-evaluated. Some complications of bronchitis include pneumonia. If your mom has a fev... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Respiratory company : The respiratory company that you use can provide more details. Less than 6 feet may be suggested.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Multiple conditions : Please see your physician right away or an urgent care center. Discuss asthma,reflux and cardiac causes.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Yes: While most CF patients will develop some pulmonary complications, including recurrent pneumonia or bronchitis, some patients will not. If your doctor ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Flu vaccination: If it is flu season, please see your pediatrician for a flu vaccination, illness or for specific problems. The next well child visit is at 12 months.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Allergic reaction?: If you have a rash,itching or any other signs of an allergic reaction, please see your physician or urgent care soon. Keep skin clean and dry.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
MGT: I would suggest a virtual appointment and uploading the test results to your records. He may have allergies to an allergen that was not part of the te... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Discuss your asthma action plan with your PCP, and recognize the signs of worsening asthma. Identify possible triggers such as pollen, dust, mold and ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
CF sweat test: There is an overlap between the symptoms of CF and asthma. Since CF can have many clinical presentations, a screening test is used. If he is wheezing ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
CF multiple organs: CF can affect the lining of the nasal and sinus passages, the lung, intestinal absorption, pancreas, and reproductive systems. I hope this helps.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: It is quite common for toddlers in daycare to have a number of colds during the year. His immune system is developing. If he has had a prolonged or se... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
MGT: The color of an infant's eyes may change with time. If he is otherwise well, this may be perfectly normal. If the concern is the white portion of the ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: This may represent a number of conditions including an allergic reaction, insect bite, infection etc. I would recommend changing the pillow and sheets... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: I would suggest an appointment with ENT. They may elect to do an endoscopy. For relief cool air mist humidification may be tried. An inbox consult is ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: If you experience worsening headache, vision or balance changes, please see the ED right away. If there is a bruise it should heal within one week. A... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: There may be a local contact dermatitis. I would recommend an over the counter baby eczema cream and using a soap such as Dove to keep the area clean... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Cause of cough : The cause of the cough should be determined and the management of the cough will reduce pain from muscular aches associated with forcefully coughing. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: Information about the appearance of the nodule, location, and your individual risk factors such as smoking, would be helpful. I would suggest a visit ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: I would recommend close follow up. The pleural fluid cultures can identify resistance patterns. The therapy is guided accordingly.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: Sometimes this occurs after a bad fall. I would advise close follow up, reporting any persistent or worsening symptoms. If you would like to schedule ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: She may have the flu or another viral illness. If the fever and aches continue or become focal she should see her physician right away. Please keep he... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: I would advise having a surgical follow up visit. So early in the course after a procedure there can be pain in that area. If you have jaundice, chang... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Follow up/mgt: It is important to have this evaluated. If you have a photo of your throat, that would be helpful. Please monitor your temperature, warm liquids and t... Read More
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A 98-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: He may have a vocal cord paralysis, which should be evaluated by ENT. They can visualize the area and recommend treatment options based on their findi... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt/workup: He should be seen and evaluated to determine the underlying cause. From your description, screening labs should include a complete metabolic panel and... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: Sometimes this does occur with CPAP. i would advise checking with your home company to see if less pressure can be used, and whether the mask fit is t... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: The dentist typically will apply a packing material. If you are careful and avoid water in the mouth, it should be fine. Monitor for signs of infectio... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: She may have nasal congestion secondary to a number of causes and exposures, including viral illness, irritant exposure. I would suggest infant nasal ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: If you are having difficulty breathing, please visit your physician again today. You may need additional testing such as a pulmonary function test and... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
M.D.: The initial infection may have been caused by a viral or bacterial gastroenteritis. Since there is blood and mucus in the stool, a visit with your ph... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Workup/Mgt: It is important to obtain a follow up radiograph of your chest, since the pneumonthorax may recur. If you have any respiratory/cardiac symptoms, an e... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Some suggestions: I would recommend a screening test for pertussis if your symptoms are consistent with this diagnosis. In addition, .your physician can screen you for ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: The lymph nodes may be reactive and due to inflammation and infection. You should see your physician and additional testing may help to determine the... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Consider asthma: I would advise that you have an EKG 12 lead and pulmonary function testing. If you have asthma, the symptoms that you are describing are similar to th... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt/workup: The vaccination is very effective. If concerned though please see your PCP.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: I would advise an evaluation asap to include a CBC, differential, examination including lymph nodes, a TB test and possibly a chest radiograph.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt/workup: This may indicate airflow obstruction, but it would be helpful to actually view the test results by setting up an online consultation. You can also en... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: I would suggest supplementing with formula and discussing a nutrition evaluation with your PCP. Very often poor weight gain may be due to a decrease i... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: You could have a Strep A infection, and if you see your PCP a throat swab can be sent. Monitor your temperature, drink soothing fluids and please rest... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: For your allergic symptoms, your PCP may prescribe an anti-histamine, nasal saline and/or a nasal steroid. You can still have your flu vaccine as rec... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Cultures/Meds: If you have confirmed pulmonary TB with these findings on imaging. You should be on a TB regimen of multiple anti TB drugs. The course usually consist... Read More
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A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Some possible causes: I think this could be a sty or a small area of irritation if it is on the lid itself. If you have any drainage, redness of the eye, eye pain, flashes ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: This may be related to her infection or a local reaction to a lotion/soap for example. Strep infection can be associated with a sandpaper type of rash... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: You may have strained musculature due to the cough. If the cough is resolved and the pain persists or is associated with other symptoms, I would recom... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: I would suggest a virtual appointment to review his history and symptoms. If he has sleep problems,apnea or other related health issues, a referral c... Read More
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Testimonials
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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
Jun 10, 2018
Dr. Dosanjh is an experienced Pediatric Pulmonologist who provides excellent and expert consultation with patients and other physicians.
Apr 10, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
highly recommend
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thanks for response. The oral steroid did not help after 11 days. I ended up back in clinic the morning I wrote question, started QVAR and I am breathing better, coughi...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! She just had a chest MRI and is on constant antibiotics due to her immune system disorder... The sputum test was - I thought - to include a fungal culture. At least that...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I'm currently on a course of amoxicillin for a water infection and was advised that this may help my cough. I'll give it a few more days and if no improvement will reque...Read More

Awards

Top Pediatric Pulmonologist, First Place, National - Spring
2014
Most Loved Doctor, First Place, National - Winter
2015
Founding Rx Editor, First Place, National - Winter
2015

Affiliations

Rady childrens hospital san diego

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