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Pediatricians Augusta GA

Pediatricians are experts in the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. See below to find local pediatricians in Augusta 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. Juan Luis Colon-Santini
(706) 863-9595
PO Box 3726
Augusta, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Marnell Eugene R MD
(706) 737-4575
1125 Troupe Street
Augusta, GA
 
Samuel Timothy McIlrath, MD
(336) 806-8323
2405 Comanche Rd
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2002

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Amy E Vinson, MD
1105 1/2 Anthony Rd
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2006

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Augusta Reproductive Biology Associates
(706) 724-0228
812 Chafee Avenue
Augusta, GA
 
Juan Luis Colon-Santini, MD, FAAP
(706) 863-9595
PO Box 3726
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1980

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Tracy W Middlebrooks, MD
(706) 667-0070
1505 Winter St Ste D1-D2
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1976

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William Weston III, MD
(706) 721-5900
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Public Health And General Preventive Medecine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1960
Hospital
Hospital: Medical College Of Georgia Hos, Augusta, Ga

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MCG Health System - MCG Reproductive Medicine and
(706) 722-4434
810 Chafee Avenue
Augusta, GA
 
Augusta Enterprise PC
(706) 868-5676
2283 Wrightsboro Road
Augusta, GA
 
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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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