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Best Doctors for Failure To Thrive Treatment in Hyderabad

What is Failure to Thrive ?

Failure to thrive refers to a condition where a child do not gain weight as per growth standards, has learning disabilities, weakness and developmental delays.

130 Doctors for Failure To Thrive Treatment found

Dr. Moka Praneeth - Gastroenterologist

Dr. Moka Praneeth

MBBS, MD, DM (Gastro)

Gastroenterologist

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Dr. Parag Dashatwar - Gastroenterologist

Dr. Parag Dashatwar

MBBS, MD, DNB (Gastroenterology)

Fellow in Advance Endoscopy

Gastroenterologist

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Dr. Sriram Srikakulapu - Gastroenterologist

Dr. Sriram Srikakulapu

MBBS, MD, DM (Gastroenterology)

Gastroenterologist

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Dr. Sai Krishna Katepally - Gastroenterologist

Dr. Sai Krishna Katepally

MBBS, MD, DM (Gastroenterology)

Gastroenterologist

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Dr. G.V.S. Raghunath Babu - Gastroenterologist

Dr. G.V.S. Raghunath Babu

MBBS, DNB (Med), DNB (Gastroenterology)

Gastroenterologist

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Dr. Arshiya Siddiqua - Gastroenterologist

Dr. Arshiya Siddiqua

MBBS, MD, DNB (Gastroenterology)

Gastroenterologist

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Dr. Ramesh Srinivasan - Paediatric Gastro enterologist

Dr. Ramesh Srinivasan

MBBS, MD, D Ch (Paediatrics), MRCP, FRCPCH, CCT (UK)

Paediatric Gastro Enterologist

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Dr. Dheeraj Kumar Anupa - Gastroenterologist

Dr. Dheeraj Kumar Anupa

MBBS, MD, DNB (Gastroenterology)

Gastroenterologist

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Dr. Ujwal Gajula - Gastroenterologist

Dr. Ujwal Gajula

MBBS, DNB (Med), DNB (Gastroenterology)

Gastroenterologist

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Dr. Parijat Ram Tripathi - Paediatric Gastro enterologist

Dr. Parijat Ram Tripathi

MBBS, MD (Paeds), DM (Paediatric Gastro)

Paediatric Gastro Enterologist

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Dr. Rose Mary - Gastroenterologist

Dr. Rose Mary

MBBS, MD, DM (Gastro)

Gastroenterologist

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Dr. D Venkata Umesh Reddy - Paediatric Gastro enterologist

Dr. D Venkata Umesh Reddy

MBBS, MD, DM (Paediatric Gastroenterology)

Paediatric Gastro Enterologist

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Dr. G. Swathi - Gastroenterologist

Dr. G. Swathi

MBBS, MD, DM (Gastroenterology)

Gastroenterologist

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Dr. N.Guru Reddy - Gastroenterologist

Dr. N.Guru Reddy

MBBS, MD, Fellowship in Gastroenterology

Gastroenterologist

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Dr. Kiran Kumar Peddi - Gastroenterologist

Dr. Kiran Kumar Peddi

MBBS, MRCP(UK), FRCP, CCT(Gastro)

Fellowship in Advanced Endoscopy and IBD (Aus)

Gastroenterologist

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Frequently asked questions

A pediatrician is a right specialist to treat failure to thrive, as the specialist has a thorough knowledge of the underlying causes, and nutritional and other requirements that affect the normal development of a child.

The best doctors for failure to thrive treatment in Hyderabad explain that the condition can occur because of many factors and the common causes are:

  • Genetic defects
  • Problems with major organs such as the heart or lungs
  • Growth hormone deficiency
  • Nervous system disorders
  • Pregnancy complications
  • Low birth weight, etc.

The signs and symptoms of failure to thrive can depend on the underlying cause but in general, would present as delayed development of physical skills in infants, poor mental and social skills, delayed development of secondary sexual characteristics, signs of malnutrition, etc.

Specialists for Failure to Thrive (FTT) treatment describe two types of FTT namely, non-organic FTT which is not related to any identifiable health condition and is related to psychosocial reasons, and Organic FTT where there is an identifiable disease, health condition, or defect that contributes to the development of the condition.

The treatment and cure of failure to thrive depending on the underlying cause. When the underlying cause such as nutritional deficiency or other health conditions that are present, identified and managed properly, the FTT can be cured and the child can grow and develop normally.

Failure to thrive doctors, explain that when the condition is left untreated for a long time, it can affect the normal growth and development of the child. However, when the underlying cause is identified and promptly treated these complications can be avoided.

Failure to thrive can be fatal if the underlying cause is not treatable, or if the underlying condition is not identified and treated in a timely manner. This will lead to the development of serious and life-threatening complications.

Failure to thrive can affect the brain and nervous system, or may even be caused by problems with the central nervous system, brain, or spinal cord. When the nervous system is affected it can lead to further complications such as feeding difficulties, etc.

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