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Dr. J K Shankar

Dr. J K Shankar - Pediatrician

Dr. J K Shankar


Pediatrician , 36 Years Experience

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Dr. J K Shankar Running 20 bedded hospital at Porur Chennai For child health care since 1980. He completed a degree from Egmore institute of child health in 198 more..
My son 1year11 months old suffering from viral/bacterial infection so frquently.. Last month suffered severe bacterial infection and his CRP count was 84 percent which was way too high than normal.. The paediatric doctor prescribed with zanocin for 10 days and Amikacin 150for 6 days..I am worried.. pls suggest what should we do immediately

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Dr. J K Shankar answered

Fever intermittent Go for full health screening

My daughter sucks her ring finger all of the time.I want to stop that as she is 1.5 years now.Please let me know what i can do about it.

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Dr. J K Shankar answered

The baby feels sequred when sucks the thumb 🙂 It is his next mother It starts when he misses ... View Answer

My baby is 3 months old, she is moaning while feeding, and frequently avoiding suckling. I fear she has stomach pain. Minutes after feeding she spitscurd. Please suggest.

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Dr. J K Shankar answered

1 how long she doing this is the waigt gain 3.associated with fever

Hi, my 6 year old kid does not want to learn anything. he shows extreme behaviour some time. he does not want to read or write or listen any thing. he speaks less and sometimes not express his emotion well. he only shows anger and many times not even able to explain its reason

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1.his hearing is good to attend school? is his vision? Both parents are working?

Seizure found at the AGE of 3/4 years (2010) in EEG report. He was under medicine for 3 years (Valparine) and once EEG repport was ok. Medicine stopped (2013) but again in 2014 & 2017 Seizure found in EEG report. Doctor told to start medicine again. His AGE is now 10+ years.

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The eplipcy disorder is manageable With proper care If only you understand the disese Parameters are ... View Answer

My 18th month old child won't take food We are very suffer from my baby health She had VUR GRADE 5 REFLUX SURGERY 5 MONTHS ago Please suggest about that problem solving

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Dr. J K Shankar answered

Forgot the surgery They are ment for improvement Hance your baby will improve well

A girl of 4 got bit by some other child. Should we give her a tetnus shot or rabies dose?? Is it something to be worried??

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1 wash the areas with soap 2. If it very deep apply anti septic cream 3. Paracetamol syp if there ... View Answer

Hello, My kid is 45 days old. His birth weight is 3.7 kg. Now he is 4.8 kg. He is on breast feed now. Is it OK or I have to Start with formula milk. Pls suggest me

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Dr. J K Shankar answered

Good weight No worry

My 2.5 yr kid has dry cough since yesterday. She even coughed during her sleep. It's also impacting her meals and sleep.

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Dr. J K Shankar answered

Must be mild thorat infection

My daughter is 6 years old and recently she is having severe hair loss which is not common for that age. Please suggest what could be done about it. There seems to be a numebr of dermatologists but I don't find a pediatric dermatologist around me.

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Dr. J K Shankar answered

First go to a dermatologist No need to look for pediatric one


, Chennai


Number 122, 40 Feet Main Road Lakshminagar, Landmark : Near Association Arc, Chennai

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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM


9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

INR 250

This fee is indicative and might vary.

NOTE: Fees is payable at clinic.There are NO charges for booking an appointment.

This fee is indicative and might vary.

NOTE: Fees is payable at clinic. There are NO charges for booking an appointment.


Gastroenteritis Treatment
Children's Health




DCH - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1982

MBBS - Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai, 1980

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1980 - 2017 Medical Director at J K Hospital


33304 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1980


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