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Pediatricians Burlington VT

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

William Vincent Raszka, MD
(802) 847-0026
University of Vermont College,
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1985

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Lewis R First, MD
(802) 656-0027
College of Medicine,
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1980

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David D Aronsson, MD, FAAP
(802) 656-2250
Stafford Hall Room 434B,
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1973

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Lyons Richard C PHYS
(802) 655-1314
389 East Allen Street
Winooski, VT
 
Barry Alan Finette, MD
(802) 656-2296
Medicine Alumni B,
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1988

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Dr. David James Mc Culley
Winooski, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Richard Hong, MD
(802) 656-8335
665 Spear St
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1953

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Stephen H Contompasis, MD
(802) 863-7315
80 University Hts
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1985

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Jerold F Lucey, MD
(802) 656-2505
89 Beaumont Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1952

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Louise Elizabeth Sivak, MD
(802) 847-2850
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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