Dr. Anita Sinha

Pediatrics
La Mirada, CA
19 years experience female

Locations

PIH Health

La Mirada, CA

Address

12675 La Mirada Blvd, #401, La Mirada, CA, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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Practice website

Fax

(562) 789-5437

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross of California

Health Net Of California

Cigna

UnitedHealth Group

Tricare

Presbyterian Health Plan

About

Bio

Residency: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Medical School: George Washington University Undergrad: UC Berkeley

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

Bengali, English

Doctor Q&A

33 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Age 1 year: In most states children can ride forward facing at age 1 year, however it is recommended to keep children rear facing until age 2 years for safety rea... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
If you have a middle: ear infection then you are fine to shower normally. If you have an outer ear infection (like swimmer's ear) then you should avoid getting water in you... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Protection: Ear wax is important in providing protection to the ear and can trap dust and other material that may enter the ear canal.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes: Yes the rota vaccine is given at 2, 4, 6 months and is an oral vaccine. It prevents a severe infection which can cause diarrhea and dehydration.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Followup: child should be seen by pediatrician if truly breathing fast. if he stops breathing then you should call 911.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Quadrivalent vaccine: The quadrivalent flu vaccine covers the most number of flu strains and is the best flu vaccine currently available. The nasal FluMist version is more... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes: It is still possible though perhaps not extremely likely
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Taking fenugreek: Supplementing with fenugreek can help but pumping and nursing will help the most.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
It is important to: get tested for c diff and then take antibiotics if the result shows the infection.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes: I recommend using vanicream, aquaphor or cetaphil.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Followup: Your son may have an ear infection. There are outer ear infection which usually drain but a middle ear infection can also rupture and drain. Your so... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Perhaps: It can take several weeks for the blood to become reabsorbed from a hematoma, however they do not usually get much bigger after the initial trauma. I... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Eczema vs infection: This rash could be a dry skin patch like eczema that is now becoming a superficial skin infection. It is important that this be evaluated by a physici... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Most children: are perfectly fine after vaccines, typical soothing efforts should be adequate once the vaccine is given. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not usually reco... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Not typically: It is best to use a home pregnancy test to confirm a pregnancy. Watery discharge at the end of a pregnancy could signal the start of labor if the wat... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Cool mist: Humidifiers can help with congestion in young children if needed during dry weather.
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A member asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
You will see : An improvement within 24 hours. If the eye is worsening she should be seen again.
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Different: people build muscle in different ways. The focus should be on gaining fitness and health rather than focusing on the change in appearance.
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A female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Seek f/u: you should immediately seek medical attention for her as these labs very concerning for an infection or other serious diagnosis. take care.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Usually none: The food aversions or cravings may never occur in pregnancy and this symptom varies greatly from person to person. Best to maintain and normal health... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Not typically: A pregnancy test is more accurate about a week after a missed period.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
This sounds: like a viral infection due to cocksackie virus (causes hand foot mouth disease) or gingivastomatitis due to herpes virus. usually will get better wit... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Not likely: as long as it is being used for its intended purpose which in infants is usually jaundice.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Once or twice: Snacking excessively can lead to an unhealthy weight . However, if one eats 3 healthy nutritious meals per day, then 1-2 snacks is reasonable.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes, thats possible: you should take a home pregnancy test which is usually accurate at diagnosing pregnancy.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
No: If the goal is to become immune to a disease in the future then the only way to develop antibodies other than via vaccination is to experience the dis... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes, thats possible: A small amount of oozing from the umbilical stump site is not uncommon. You can apply pressure and give it some time to stop or you can see your pedi... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Should be ok: you most likely will pass the sand through your digestive tract.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
See doc: Assuming you are not a breast feeding mother, these symptoms are very concerning and you should see your gynecologist.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Usually none: If your pediatrician is following the cdc vaccine schedule your child may not need any vaccines at the 9 month checkup.
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A female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes: pepto should be safe to take while nursing.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes: This is an important childhood vaccine given at 2, 4, 6, 15 months and then at age 4 years and 11 years.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Sinha
Pediatrics 19 years experience
The best: thing to do is to take a pregnancy test. you may need to take another test in a week or two if the first is negative.
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sinha is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sinha is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Have a follow-up with pediatrician next week. Will definitely discuss.
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! She is under antibiotics cefopodoxin as prescribed by the physician
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I appreciate your time!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

George Washington University Medical School, DC
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Completed 2007

Awards

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Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics
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