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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.

Patel Bharat MD
(304) 255-0419
306 Stanaford Road
Beckley, WV
 
Petaiah Mohan, MD
(304) 255-6051
194 Carriage Dr
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mysore Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1968

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Siddiqi Syed M MD
(304) 255-9278
93 Hickory Drive
Beckley, WV
 
Dr. Teddy Wayne Solari
(304) 252-9227
230 George St Ste 4
Beckley, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Saraswathi Mohan
2401 S Kanawha St
Beckley, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Raul Yu Malonzo
Beckley, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Teddy Wayne Solari, MD
(304) 252-9227
230 George St Ste 4
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1986

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Kim D Bennett
(304) 252-8551
252 Rural Acres Dr
Beckley, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Saraswathi Mohan, MD
2401 S Kanawha St
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mysore Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1977

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Gordinho J J MD
(304) 254-9022
310 George 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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