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Dr. Arun Kumar Suri

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I can answer questions in the field of general pediatrics-questions regarding the development of children, immunization, feeding, weaning and common childhood problems like fever, cough and recurrent illness. Many of these topics are dealt with on my website Healthy Family Happy Family. Often a mother imagines that her child is sick when in fact there is no problem. Such a mother needs explanation and reassurance. I will not be able to answer specific questions regarding diagnosis.

Experience in the area

I have more than 20 years of experience as a Pediatrician. I have been involved in the care of premature babies and also many critically ill children.


I am attached to a Mission hospital in a small town in the Kannur dist. of Kerala in India. I also have my private clinic in a nearby place.


Most of my articles are on my website Healthy Family Happy Family. I have also contributed articles to Ezine Articles and Article City. I believe that Pediatrics is more than treating diseases in children. I advocate holistic approach to child health and problems of children giving equal importance to physical, psychological and spiritual health of children.


M.B.B.S. D.C.H. I have completed a distant course in adolescent health conducted by IMA AKN SINHA INSTITUTE. I have also completed an online course on Ayurvedic care of children conducted by Jiva Institute.

Awards and Honors

My website has been recognized by HONcode for trustworthy information on health. It has also been listed by, and

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Damian10/15/16101010Thanks for your reassuring handling of the .....
sai charan09/03/1610Hi sir thank u.

Recent Answers from Dr. Arun Kumar Suri

2017-01-23 Vaccination:

Second dose is given FOUR  weeks after the first dose. But it can be given within eight weeks. It is better to use the same brand. If it is not available then another brand can be used. All brands are

2016-11-15 My Kid refuses to fall asleep (5yrs):

I assume he does not have any other problem and has been examined by a pediatrician. Was there any incident to scare him like death of some relative, witnessing some traffic accident etc. ? We cannot say

2016-10-14 sole of foot:

Cyanosis does not cause such localised discolouration. This is probably due to some local irritation. Unless you see more such spots or it increases in size you need not worry. If there is family history

2016-09-28 puss cell and mucus in baby stool.:

Are you giving any formula other than breast milk? Stool examination shows some infection. If the baby is feeding well and smiles there is nothing to worry.  Continue the treatment as advised by your pediatrician

2016-07-28 How does a child suffer?:

Every child is unique. Some children may develop normally in such circumstances. But most children do well with continuity of care. They get confused if primary care givers keep changing. They may not


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