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Pediatricians Auburn AL

Pediatricians are experts in the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. See below to find local pediatricians in Auburn that give access to eating disorder treatments, infectious disease control, children's growth tracking, immunizations, and common childhood ailment treatment, as well as advice and content on child development.

Dr. Sandeep Kumar Narang
(972) 932-5555
Auburn, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Freeman Richard M
(334) 821-4766
411 Opelika Road Suite B
Auburn, AL
 
Dr.Larry Thorne
(334) 826-1121
1559 Professional Parkway
Auburn, AL
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.6, out of 5 based on 10, reviews.

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Spa Auburn
(334) 501-2221
1100 South College Street Suite 204
Auburn, AL
 
Dr. Matthew Brooke Lovato
(623) 856-7571
Auburn, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Alabama Imaging Inc
(334) 502-6736
1527 Professional Parkway
Auburn, AL
 
Richard Mcconnell Freeman
(334) 821-4766
411b Opelika Rd
Auburn, AL
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Lovato Matthew B Faap
(334) 821-4766
411 Opelika Road Suite B
Auburn, AL
 
Sandeep Kumar Narang, MD
Auburn, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 2001

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Dr. Richard M Freeman
(334) 821-4766
411B Opelika Rd
Auburn, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Common Infant Ailments

Common Infant Ailments

Most of the ailments your infant may experience are relatively minor, and just a normal part of growing up. In rare cases, it can be the sign of something more serious, but usually, it can be treated easily at home or by your pediatrician. Here are some common infant ailments that many new babies are susceptible to.

Constipation is a common concern for parents, but it's usually nothing to worry about. Babies often cry when they're constipated, so press on your baby's tummy to see if it's causing discomfort. A stool softener can provide relief to a constipated baby. As long as your baby is still having bowel movements the longer a baby goes without one, the larger the stool should be fairly regularly it's probably just gas or abdominal upset.

Colic is one of the most common infant ailments, and causes both parents and child distress. Colicky babies cry frequently, and are fussy for long periods of time. Colic usually starts at about six weeks, and can continue until the baby is around four months old. A colicky baby experiences discomfort that causes the body to become tense, a distended abdomen, and a look of extreme pain. Physicians still aren't sure what exactly causes colic, although it's been linked to allergies, too much milk, or even too small a hole in a bottle nipple. Unfortunately, there's no cure for colic. Parents just have to get through the few months of colic with their baby and cuddling or walking the baby might help.

Another infant ailment that affects a number of babies is jaundice. Jaundice is easily recognizable as the baby's skin and even eyes turn yellow. Although this can be alarming for new parents, jaundice is a very minor condition that will disappear after a few days of breastfeeding. Jaundice is caused by a yellow pigment called bilirubin, which the baby's liver can't filter out. Breastfeeding is the best treatment for jaundice, although in rare cases it may need to be treated with a specia...

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