Name: Dr. Arul Selvi
Qualification: M.B.B.S., D.N.B
Experience: 15 years of experience
Languages Known: English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
Consulting Fee: 250 Rs
Monday to Saturday Morning 10:00 AM to 2.00 PM
Chickenpox is a common and usually mild childhood illness that can also occur at any stage of life. The
illness can be associated with severe complications and even death so must be treated seriously in all
It is common for young children to get the odd cough, cold or even ear infection.
Croup is very common in young children, mainly in children under 5 years old. It’s usually not serious.
The inflammation is usually caused by the same viruses that cause the common cold, and is therefore
more common in winter.
Measles is a highly infectious disease caused by a virus that is spread from person to person through
droplets in the air. It can be very unpleasant and often leads to serious complications.
Mumps is a contagious viral infection that is most common in children between five and 15 years of age.
These days it’s rarely seen because of effective immunisation.
A fever is a temperature of 38°C or higher. Fever is one of the ways the body fights infection.
It can develop slowly, over a few days, or the fever can rise very quickly. Usually, this doesn’t have
anything to do with the illness that causes the fever.
It can be very concerning to see your baby or child having bouts of diarrhoea and vomiting. This helpful
information aims to explain some of the common causes and strategies to help you alleviate your child’s
Asthma is ongoing (chronic) inflammation of airways in the lungs. This inflammation makes
the airways vulnerable to episodes of difficult breathing (asthma attacks). Common triggers
include allergies, colds and exercise. Asthma is managed by controlling inflammation with
drugs, avoiding triggers when possible and using medications to treat asthma attacks.