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Dr. K.Santosh Kumar

Dr. K.Santosh Kumar - Pediatrician

Dr. K.Santosh Kumar

MBBS , MD - Paediatrics

Pediatrician , Neonatologist , 7 Years Experience

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Dr. K.Santosh Kumar is a Pediatrician and Neonatologist in Korattur, Chennai and has an experience of 7 years in these fields. Dr. K.Santosh Kumar practices at more..

Shaking his head often

My son is 8 months old and shakes his head often while staring at some thing. We have been observing this since 2 ~ 3 months. He is very active and no other problems are observed so far. Please let us know whether this is normal or not.

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Dr. K.Santosh Kumar answered

Hi... Your description of the childs movements seems to suggest a normal phenomena. Dont think you ... View Answer

Baby grunts

My 5 months old baby grunts when we make her to stand on our lap she puts lots of pressure on her stomach. Previously this was not the case she will stand and play and even now she stops grunting wen distracted. She started grunting three days back. She feeds well, plays well and she s not constipated too.

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Dr. K.Santosh Kumar answered

Hi... Your child needs to be seen by a pediatrician to rule out respiratory problem. Grunting is nev ... View Answer

Stomach pain

Stomach pain two to three times per day just for min. Then she is normal. No vomiting, eating fine and motion going fine. But this stomach ache she has past 15 days. Scan taken recently it shows urinary infection and suspect appendicitis.. 5mm some thing. Taken anti biotics twice.then also c says same issue.

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Dr. K.Santosh Kumar answered

Your history is not sufficient to infer anything kindly take the help of ur pediatrician.

Meningitis 24 day baby

After delivery there was complication of esophagus was not developed and there was 2cm gap.. baby undergone 3 surgeries. After 3rd surgery doc suspected that there's brain fever meningitis. Doc's saying that no assurance that baby may be mentally retarded in future and brain's 2 ventricals was swollen. What you suspect

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Dr. K.Santosh Kumar answered

Follow your doctor's advice he is the best position to save your child he has been with the baby thr ... View Answer

Baby fever

My 11 mnth girl has fever between 99 n 100.8F. She is not urinating properly and since last 6 hours she hasn't urinated at all. Giving her dolo and mefenamic acid suspension on doctors advice.  Wat shud I do?

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Dr. K.Santosh Kumar answered

It's likely to be due to poor hydration or urinary tract infection... Give her plenty of water conti ... View Answer

Dry cough 4 years old

My daughter have recurring dry cough and complains sore throat and pain. Happening at least once in month . Most of times she tells throat pain and it will be dry cough

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Dr. K.Santosh Kumar answered

Your child needs to be evaluated by a pediatrician... to rule out pharryngotonsillitis kindly consul ... View Answer

Eaten cell

Yesterday my son eaten a small cell (battery) used for watches and small toys.
We don't know what time he eaten.

Could U pls suggest what to do?

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Dr. K.Santosh Kumar answered

You need to consult your doctor who would be in a better position to help u as the child needs to be ... View Answer

Weight gain

Do babies gain weight if they sleep for longer hours ? Does sleeping contribute for weight gain ? Pls help

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Dr. K.Santosh Kumar answered

Yes sleeping reduces the basal metabolic rate and may contribute to weight gain in the presence of a ... View Answer

Culture urine test

When urine routine test showing some infection. Do we need to go with culture urine test and what will be cost for it.

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Dr. K.Santosh Kumar answered

It depends on the clinical condition of the child urine culture would cost around 400 to 700 rupees ... View Answer

Less platelet count

My 5 year old son had less platelet count.
It is 1.43L.
Should I take this seriously?
Please suggest. If needed I can attach the report.

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Dr. K.Santosh Kumar answered

It depends on the condition of the child and lab values can be erratic ... we don't treat reports s ... View Answer


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RKK Medical Centre

#1158,57 ,Landmark: Opposite To Korattur Bus Terminus Korattur Chennai, Chennai

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8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM


8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

INR 100

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.


Lower/Upper Respiratory Tract Infection Treatment
Chickenpox Treatment
Measles Treatment





MBBS - Government Kilpauk Medical College, 2009

MD - Paediatrics - Government Kilpauk Medical College, 2013


2009 - Present Practicing at RKK medical centre


Indian Medical Association (IMA)


86667 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2009

Care of Your Bundle of Joy

2016-09-07 00:10:45

Most of us including many doctors are caught unaware when it comes to managing a newborn baby, creating a lot of confusion and dilemmas to the nursing mother .I would like to focus on major dos and don'ts of handling your bundle of joy .

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