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Pediatricians Beckley WV

Pediatricians are experts in the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. See below to find local pediatricians in Beckley 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.

Eye and Ear Clinic Physicians Inc
(304) 255-4522
211 Sunset Drive
Beckley, WV
Raleigh Radiology Inc
(304) 253-0911
303 East Prince Street
Beckley, WV
Ted W Solari
(304) 252-9227
230 George St
Beckley, WV

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(304) 255-7878
242 George Street
Beckley, WV
Dr. Carlos Estanislao Lucero
(304) 255-7456
403 Carriage Dr
Beckley, WV

Dr.Richard Kline
(304) 645-3220
306 Stanaford Road
Beckley, WV
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1972
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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(304) 255-5710
3771 Robert Centre Byrd Drive
Beckley, WV
Alleghany Medical Services
(304) 254-9022
310 George Street
Beckley, WV
Johnson- John H MD
(304) 255-0800
250 Stanaford Road
Beckley, WV
Dy Johnny MD
(304) 252-0699
2401 South Kanawha Street
Beckley, WV
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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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