Dr. Shalini Sethi

Pediatrics
novi,, MI, India
23 years experience female

Locations

Sg pediatrics

novi,, MI

Address

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

My office hours

Thursday: 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
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: Yes take it easy initially , good diet , and exercise . In order to flatten the stomach, you must first lose the fat that you gained during your preg... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
4-6 months: At 4-6 months it's recommended to start with baby cereal . You can then slowly progress to mashed fruits and vegetables . Water too. An be started t t... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Not necessary: It may not be the same for the youngest child.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Choking: Cut foods such as grapes and other fruits, meat, cheese, and raw vegetables into small pieces and shapes that will not block the airways. Cut hot dogs... Read More
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Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: Babies oral thrush can cause fungal infection of the nipples. You will also need an anti fungal paint to apply to your nipple . So can continue breast... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Safety in pregnancy: Diclofenac gel used under 30 weeks of pregnancy is category C. 10 % is absorbed if applied topically. Discuss with your Ob , 3 days is not a long term... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Regular : Periods are regular if they occur every once a month . Sometimes when you start having periods they may be infrequent in the first year . Get checked... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Cell phones : Cell phones are being used and everyone is so dependent on them . Not sure of any new studies to say injurious effects present .
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Flu: Flu symptoms can take a week to 10 days to subside. Steam . Lots of fluids help , and of course bed rest most importantly.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Pregnancy : Select a good Obstetrician and make a visit . Get full evaluation done .
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Irregular periods ?: Firstly if you think you could be pregnant , check a home pregnancy test to rule that out. See your doctor for irregular periods. It's very common but... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: Yes , person with active shingles can spread the virus when the rash is in the blister-phase. A person is not infectious before the blisters appear. S... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
No : No for some children it seems while they are sleeping their eyes are partially closed . That's ok . Her astigmatism is not because of that .
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Oral vaccine : Could not see any interaction between oral typhoid vaccine and methylpred. You should be fine starting it .
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Snack in between: Long hours without food can cause acidity , I round suggest a light snack if not the whole lunch , small snacks like yogurt , a fruit can help too.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Lethargic : Unresponsive and lethargic are the symptoms which means immediate evaluation with a pediatrician .
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
No: No it will not hurt the baby , so don't worry
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Chronic: Chronic runny nose could be allergic rhinitis . See your doctor , and try some antiallergic medication. You may also get evaluated further as to what ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Normal : Some people do remember early childhood happenings particularly big ones , which leave an impact . I would not worry .
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Foundation: Good healthy choices made during the childhood are foundation for a better healthy life ahead. Healthy eating , no smoke , no alcohol , no drugs , and... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
It will settle : it takes time for the gut to settle . Slowly advance the diet from semisolid to solids.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
No : normal body temperature ranges . If she is acting fine don't worry .
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes you may use fan : It will not harm her . Her body temperature is like yours . So if you need the fan , so does she .
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
So many: Many are there to recommend .
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Rabies vaccine needed : Yes go ahead , you need the vaccine . http://www.cdc.gov/rabies/exposure/animals/bats.html
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A male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Final height: Your adult height depends on many factors. Genetics and environmental . Genes account for 70% , rest are nutrition and overall health. Also you may ga... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Vit d3: All parents are advised to give their newborn babies vit d. 400 IU of Vit D3 is recommended daily for newborns.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
UTI: UTI are very common in kids , but there has to be a reason for her to be getting them again and again . Get her checked an ultrasound or imaging will ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Nothing: Really , it tastes not that good!
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Why? : Why do you need to give the baby juice? Is it for constipation ,? It's ok to give 2 oz - few times a day . Discuss with your doctor , Otherwise , he o... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Pain : Burning while passing urine could be a sign of a urinary tract infection. See for fever , nausea , vomiting , if complaints continue see your pediatr... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Rash: see your pediatrician . It's painful and swollen blister . For now you can apply any diaper rash cream but need to get it evaluated.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Fever: Give him some fever reducer and do some cold sponging on the forehead to reduce the fever. See your pediatrician tomorrow .
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Very common: Its common to get flat head at the back due to prolong laying down flat on the back. While awake and you near , give her tummy time , lay her on her t... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: It could be that your pharyngeal passages overreact to cold . Hence the cough reflex .
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: Yes you may , it's no interaction with amoxicillin
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Blood test : Get a blood Hcg level . That's the best test to confirm if you may be pregnant.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Withdrawal: This method has a high failure rate. You may get home pregnancy test.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Dryness: Dryness can cause thick secretions and if the child picks on them , it can bleed . Steam is good .
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Get vaccine : One or any many typhoid fevers protect very little from future infections . This is because their are many types of bacilli . So get yourself vaccinat... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Pregnancy test: First morning sample are best to do Urine pregnancy test. if in doubt see your doctor who can order a blood HCG test to see if pregnant .
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
ACLS: ACLS means Advanced cardiac life support and PALS refers to Pediatric Advanced life Support .
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Reflux: Reflux is also called reflux esophagitis and yes it can cause cough . It can occur in little babies due to which they spit milk .
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Observe: Does not need any treatment now , but keep an eye on any new symptoms like fever , diarrhea , vomiting . If hd ford develop these , see your pediatric... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Size: Penis size in adolescent and adults average 5.2 +_0.6. . Growth normal .
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Epilepsy : Yes it can occur at this age too. Definately she needs to be treated . Seizures are not normal . So go ahead start the treatment .
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A female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Stuffy nose: Steam works great . Stand while holding him near the hot shower . It will help also if you use nasal saline drops.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Chicken pox: it's a viral disease , with many generalized symptoms apart from the rash. Fever , cough and cold , are part of it. Rest . Plenty of fluids , soothing... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Fractures: Keep an eye on swelling . It will hurt a lot initially . Broken or fractured bones hurt a lot when moved , more swelling , and redness maybe. Give him... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 23 years experience
No: No , you are fine. The other blood indices are fine , you can just repeat the platelet count again in 10- 15 days if you are anxious , otherwise nothi... 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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