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Dr. Aarathi Rangachar

Pediatrics
CA
21 years experience

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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

9 Answers
13 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aarathi Rangachar
21 years experience
Yes: Yes they can . IEM s ( inborn errors of metabolism ) can present in teenagers . They may manifest as acute or chronic neuropsychiatric disorders like ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aarathi Rangachar
21 years experience
Take pregnancy test: Take a pregnancy test .You could have irregular periods soon after childbirth due to hormonal imbalance , but With history of unprotected sex ,pregnan... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aarathi Rangachar
21 years experience
Some decrease effect: Specific antibiotics called microsomal inducers can reduce the effect of plan B These medications increase the breakdown of plan B in the liver and h... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aarathi Rangachar
21 years experience
Topical steroid: Use OTC Hydrocortisone 1 or 0.5 percent . You will find it on the shelves as Cortaid (hydrocortisone) or cortisone or anti itch creams or gels . See... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aarathi Rangachar
21 years experience
Folloculitis: It is an infection of the hair follicle . It is a superficial infection . You can take care of it at home by using moist heat, salt water compress and... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Aarathi Rangachar
21 years experience
Rheumatoid nodules: These probably are rheumatoid nodules given his condition of rheumatoid arthritis . Please consult your rheumatologist for further advise and manageme... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aarathi Rangachar
21 years experience
Don't worry!: Hand foot mouth disease is highly contagious . But it is a self limited disease. Yes , we recommend limit exposure in kids who have them . But if ot... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aarathi Rangachar
21 years experience
No: Sleep aids are not reccomended in children . Unless he has other neurological or developmental disorders due to which he is having sleep issues then y... Read More

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rangachar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rangachar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Adichunchanagiri Institute, India
Graduated 2001MD
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