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Dr. Rajesh Kumar

Pediatrics
New Delhi, DL, India
49 years experience male

Locations

Office

New Delhi, IN

Address

C 17 Panchsheel Enclave, New Delhi, IN
Directions

Fax

(111) 111-1111

About

Bio

Studied in Armed Forces Medical College, Pune India. Internship at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady , NY. Residency in Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge,IL. Practiced in Carlsbad , NM for 12 years. Now in Private Practice in New Delhi, India. General Pediatrics.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Indiana, New Mexico

Languages spoken

Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

235 Answers
139 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Essential fatty acid: These are short forms of the essential fatty acids which are important for the new unborn child's proper development especially of the brain. Eicosape... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Possible.: Yeast infection in adult women have different risk factors, like Diabetes, use of antibiotics or steroids, pregnancy, constrictive nonporous under gar... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Eye discharge: From what you have written about crusty green discharge from the eyes suggests the baby may have an infection of both eyes. Keeping the eyes clean fre... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
No: Masturbation does not affect height. It may indirectly do so if you get addicted to it by taking you away from a healthy lifestyle consisting of good ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Depends. : Depends on the examining doctor who is taking care of his medications. As u may have been explained Remicade ( infliximab) may allow infections to bec... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Shd see doctor : Sudden fussiness in a 7 month old may suggest an infection somewhere and the fact that she is more fussy during feedings suggests that it may be an ea... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Possible: Athletes foot is a fungal infection and can be transmitted to other parts of the body esp the areas that stay warm and moist. It may also go onto the ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
See a doctor : For the warm legs at night and the itchy knees there is not much that can be advised without a thorough evaluation. As far as acne is concerned it is ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
No: Just giving double the dose once shd not matter. And esp if she is fine. Some doctors wld have used 5 ml especially at night at bedtime. So do not wo... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Depends : If the child is responding and behaving normally otherwise & is not drowsy &has a normal gait, not having these symptoms for too long then giv... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
See answer. : A 2 year old shd be off bottle and pacifier. Bottle feeding in this age group can cause ear infections& lots of dental problems. Discuss with your... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
See doc ASAP: The symptoms of shoulder pain are bad enough that you shd go to the emergency room and have the child examined and x rayed. The forearm pain tho not u... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
See Pediatrician : Children commonly have headaches. Some questions that come to mind are- how long has she had the headaches? When does she get them? Any associated nau... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Use lotrimin (clotrimazole): Blue star ointment has camphor and salicylates as its main ingredients. The fact that spot is getting redder suggests that ointment is irritating it m... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Wash eyes: If tou place your eyes under a running tap the offending eye lash should be washed off. It may take about 5-15 minutes but it usually takes care of i... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Have it checked. : The fact that the red patch just appeared and feels warmer suggests the beginning of an infection or a bite that may have occurred there. U may want t... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Don't worry: 2 month old babies appear vulnerable. But they are quite tough because you have given her all the antibodies u have against all the illnesses &org... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Common: The child is very tired and fatigued and this expected in a ill child with fevers of 101-103. The fact the child has been checked by a pediatrician is... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
No: Giving you 5 doses of rabies vaccine instead of three will not hurt you but has made you more immune. After taking a pre- exposure course of three if ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Variable recovery: Most patients improve considerably over a period of months, but about 30% of adults and even more children have some residual weakness at 3 yr. Patie... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Dengue positive: NS 1 antigen is positive in patient's with high fever due to Dengue fever. The sensitivity of dengue NS1 antigen is approximately 100%. So the test s... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
50-80% effective: According to the Medical Letter, Postinor 2 is effective 50-80%. They should be started as soon as possible within 72 hours of unprotected sex. Routin... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Alopecia vs fungus: Child probably is developing alopecia. It would be important also to rule out a fungal infection of the scalp. Best would be to see a dermatologist wh... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Yes. : Depending on when you took the medication breast feeding is possible. If u took it just before breast feeding then the medication will take some time ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Shd be seen : There is no way to give a diagnosis as well as any guidance without seeing the child and the nail in question. If very worried u shd have him seen rig... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Common enough: Tearing of frenulum ( midline attachment of upper lip to gum margin) tears relatively easily when a child falls & hurts his mouth or face. This ma... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Many causes : There are many causes of hair loss. You should visit a dermatologist . causes are :1. Eating disorder 2. Weight loss. 3. Iron deficiency 4. Poor diet.... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
See your doctor: Best would be to see your doctor who after examination would be best judge if u have a problem. Pregnancy is easy to rule out with a home pregnancy te... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
See answer: Infants & toddlers can catch colds & Diarrhoea at any time because they have decreased resistance from lack of antibodies. These develop gradu... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
No data: I searched for some information on this. None found. Vaginal terconazole has not been studied during breastfeeding. Other antifungal agents may be pre... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Home pregnancy test: Do a home pregnancy test and find out! And then visit your OB-GYN.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
See doc: The symptoms u describe should be evaluated by your doctor with a complete examination and some tests if required.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Get treatment NOW : Even though you have eaten peanuts since childhood your symptoms can still be attributed to a late onset peanut allergy! Allergy can develop after pro... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Have it removed. : The fact the birthmark is raised and is now interfering with your wearing your bra suggests that you should have it removed after visiting your dermat... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Common: Pimple/abscess in armpit is common. Moisture, warmth & abundant hair follicles make the area more susceptible. U shd use Advil (ibuprofen) and kee... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Common: For Babies started on formula soon after birth it is common to develop lots of gas. Reasons cld be 1) lactose intolerance 2) cows milk protein sensiti... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Not to worry: Getting vaccines delayed by 3-4 weeks is of no great concern. Ideally the vaccines should be given at the times when they are recommended. But due to ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Common: As u have found out urself that it is common to have spotting and irregular menses post use of Plan B, and there is not much to worry about. If u stil... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Piles? Worms?: You cld have either piles which cld cause a lot of itching or alternately worms. Worms are not very common in adults to the point of causing symptoms ... Read More
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Depends: If u r very sick with high fever, & unstable vital signs your doctor wld have taken all cultures, including blood culture, & done some tests &... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Varies: Regardless of cause of Diarrhoea the decision to start regular food depends if there is associated fever,nausea &,vomiting. In the vast number of ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Cancer unlikely: It is good that u will be going to ur doctor tmrw as that wld be most appropriate. The commonest cause of blood in stool remains constipation. If u ar... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Safer not to: The product you describe has acetaminophen(safe), dextromethorpan ( safe), and phenylephrine (decreases milk production) & guaifenesin( probably s... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
See answer: If u have any doubts about his breathing or the way he is responding U shd take him to ER. on the other hand he is responsive, breathing well, sucking... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
You will outgrow!: When a patient outgrows acne it means there are very few acne lesions in the >25 age group and so there is every reason to remain optimistic! Acne ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
No: Giving Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) after sex is not a substitute for Plan B. U can still use plan B within 72 hours of sexual acti... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Tho effective....: Plan B is not 100% effective. If there is any doubt concerning the general health or pregnancy after taking levonorgestrel, consider follow-up physica... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
No: Pevaryl cream contains the active ingredient econazole nitrate. Econazole is an antifungal medicine used to treat infections with fungi and yeasts. ..... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Not really: But since your periods are very irregular u shd see ur doctor and after examination and evaluation, it may be considered to start you on a low dose co... Read More

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Dr. James Lin
Oct 12, 2015
Dr. Kumar's depth and passion in exploring knowledge of medicine well beyond his field urges me to recommend him to the folk requiring his expertise service without reservation. James Lin, M.D.
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Mar 10, 2022
Dr. Kumar may not remember this anxious mom with a 5 year old with chronic asthma. I still remember his first sentence- "If you need to rush your child to a hospital, you haven't learnt how to manage ...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kumar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! This is my second child after 9 yes, she's 8 days old. So I'm kind of green all over again. I did feed her before the medicine but she wanted to eat again after (she can...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you !! But I am not too sure that she is on meds... To clear any chance of getting the disease I am getting in a course of Cipro to be safe... Thanks! :) I am a me...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you so much sir !! I was so worried & it was tough for me to wait till morning to discuss with the doctor & take action . God bless u

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

ARMED FORCES MEDICAL COLLEGE
Graduated 1973MD

Residency

Lutheran General Hospital

Awards

HealthTap Doctor Mom
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics
Fellow, Indian Academy of Pediatrics
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