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Pediatricians Duluth MN

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

Hutchens H Curtis MD
(218) 727-8414
1000 East 1st Street Suite 306
Duluth, MN
 
Charles Edmund Gessert, MD
(218) 786-8176
400 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Preventive Medicine, Public Health And General Preventive Medecine, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1971

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Duluth Clinic
(218) 786-3400
400 East 3rd Street
Duluth, MN
 
Lee Alan Muskovitz, MD
(218) 786-4555
407 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1986

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Timothy D Zager, MD
(218) 722-8364
400 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1979

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Dr. Lori Roch De France
(218) 722-8364
400 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Kimberly Ann Krohn
(218) 786-8364
400 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Miller Roger K MD
(218) 727-8414
1000 East 1st Street
Duluth, MN
 
McKee David C MD
(218) 722-1122
1000 East 1st Street Suite 202
Duluth, MN
 
Kundel Pediatric Associates PA
(218) 722-1408
1000 East 1st Street Suite 204
Duluth, MN
 
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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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