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Dr. Shalini Sethi

Pediatrics
novi,, MI, India
22 years experience female

Locations

Sg pediatrics

novi,, MI

Address

26850 Providence Pkwy,, novi,, MI, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

About

Bio

Working with kids and for kids is my passion.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pediatrics

Adolescent Medicine

Neonatology

Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

Pediatric Infectious Disease

Licenses

United States: Michigan

Languages spoken

Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

317 Answers
144 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Swab testing: Cultures of swab testing take 48 hrs , so results can be obtained that early.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
See your doctor: Everyday headaches could be migraines. Or many other causes exist , hence need to see a doctor . Children liquid Motrin is. 100/5 ml , taking 5 ml to ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Constipation : Add fruit juice to kids diet , helps a lot .
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Cellulitis : If the skin sorrounding the bite turn red , swollen and tender to touch , yes get it checked .
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
YES: Rush to the urgent care . It's an acute exacerbation of asthma . Need evaluation and steroids . All the best
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Get it read: Get it read at a laboratory from a technician . It's not the redness but the induration that matters . So better get checked at 72 hrs .
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Allergic rash: Yes his skin could be allergic to the water melon juice. If he ate and then got the rash. , too he may be allergic to watermelon .
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Teething pain: Pain relief can be achieved by pain killers like baby paracetamol given every 6 hourly. They are given as needed . There are teether like ice teether ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
A lot of milk: He is consuming a lot of milk in his diet . Reduce the amount and encourage him to eat .
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Keep: Keep poison control number handy so that all the carriers are aware of it.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Don't: Don't wait till you are thirsty , keep on the fluids.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Fever: There are many reasons for illness in summer time. Many viruses can cause fever with cough and cold . More important is to see your pediatrician to ma... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Rash and fever: Viral exanthem is fever with Rash due to viruses . There are many viruses apart from measles and chickenpox which can cause them . Need not worry the ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
You need treatment: Good hygiene will help but you need to get treatment to get fully eradicated from pin worm infection.
A member asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Constipation: A much better choice is fruit juice , for constipation .
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes: Urine test to test for pregnancy and blood to check your counts and other parameters for health , like liver .
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Cough: Cough in kids can be from irritation in the throat . For a 4 month old , I would not suggest any cough syrups. Rather take care of the cold if he has... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Lymph nodes: Enlarged lymph node cervical can if you are fighting an infection, sinusitis etc . The doctor may prescribe an antibiotic and see response if it regre... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Bottle feed: The premature nipple had smaller opening so small flow. You can try a bigger one for him .
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Sore throat: I would suggest go ahead with antibiotics for 10 days . The lymph nodes subside in few days . If persist , get checked by the pediatrician again . Unl... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Flat foot: Very commonly kids have flat foot . Don't let her walk bare foot , she may need a foot insert to be put in the shoes , helps provide an arch and relie... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Pregnancy : I don't think thee symptoms are related to painting the house . These are pregnancy symptoms. Get her checked up .
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Allergic : Coughing after running could be due to environmental allergies . If you have more symptoms like difficulty breathing then see your primary physician.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Endocrinologist : Endocrinologist are specialist who take care of your organs which make hormones, needed for normal growth . Definitely they would help in your case.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Wood splinter: Put the feet on little like warm water for like 10 min and it will make skin soft and splinter would come out .
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Cold compresses: cold and aloe Vera is good and soothing
A member asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Itchy rash: There are many reasons for itchy rashes. But seborrhea rash commonly present on scalp and behind ears and neck .
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Chicken pox: Rash In chicken pox is with high grade fever . Child may have runny nose and cough too. Chickenpox appears as a very itchy rash that spreads from the ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
It's normal: I would not suggest any medicine for this . Go slow . she maybe filling her tummy with milk . Kids sometimes do that if they are teething too. If she... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Allergic rash : It could be both allergic rash and sunburn . You can try some soothing lotions . See your pediatrician for some anti allergic medication .
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Dose: Tylenol (acetaminophen) 500 mg every 4-6 hourly and Motrin 400 mg every 6 hourly is his dose as fever reducer
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Ovulation: Yes even if you are breast feeding you may still ovulate. So watch for the usual signs of ovulation like rise in body temp after ovulation, changes in... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Normal : Yes it's normal in kids .
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Gas: Babies cry due to many reasons . Gas in the belly can hurt too. But normally they are happy once they pass stools or gas .
A member asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Baby : Little ones make us worry even with little things. If your new one is acting good , drinking fine , there is no need to worry .
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
No : It could be due to excessive crying , or using his voice , nothing to worry , it's temporary .
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Normal : It is perfectly normal . may take longer for periods to come.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Dry cough : Sometimes a dry cough lasting for long time could be allergic cough . Anti allergic medicines help .
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Breast feeding: Are you breastfeeding ? If yes , no need to give anything , v normal for a beast fed baby to either have constipation or have multiple stools a day. B... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Sunburn: very common to have change in skin color after burn . Cool compresses help . Also cream with aloe smooth the burn skin. Be cautious when in sun .
A member asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Calamine : you can use calamine lotion 4- 5 times on her . It is soothing to the skin .
A female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Menstrual cycles: No over the counter medicines . Please see your pediatrician if heavy periods . You may need medicine to lighten them .
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes: Yes you may but then stick to one type of formula .
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Start: Start with first sign of periods , it will also help .
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Excess hair growth: The normal amount of body hair for women varies. Most of the time, a woman only has fine hair, or peach fuzz, above the lips and on the chin, chest, a... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sethi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sethi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you! These things always seem to come up on the weekend when my pediatricians office is closed.
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Thanks for your quick reply! I just have one more question. Is 15mg daily too high for a 9 year old
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! She had a cough and cold first then fever and stinky gas

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Delhi, Maulana Azad Medical College, India
Graduated 2000MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Delhi, Maulana Azad Medical College, India
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

WILLIAM BEAUMONT HOSPITAL
Completed 2007

Awards

Top Pediatrician, Third Place, Michigan - Summer
2014
Most Influential, Second Place, Ann Arbor Region - Spring
2015
Thought Leader, First Place, Michigan - Spring
2015

Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics
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