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Pediatricians Fort Mill SC

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

Michael Norman
(704) 446-1422
1000 Blythe Blvd
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Dr. Gadshaw Tedla Teferi
(803) 325-7744
Fort Mill, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr.Patricia Tonkowicz
(803) 328-6281
704 Gold Hill Road
Fort Mill, SC
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Rock Hill Pediatric Associates P A
(803) 802-5900
1698 Highway 160 West Suite 220
Fort Mill, SC
 
Robert Clemans Goodbar, MD, FAAP
(803) 328-6281
1698 Highway 160 W Ste 220
Fort Mill, SC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1980

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Susan Jo Start
(803) 802-5900
1698 Highway 160 W
Fort Mill, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Rock Hill Pediatric Associates PA
(803) 328-6281
1601 Ebenezer Road
Fort Mill, SC
 
Central Carolina Ear Nose Throat & Audiology Cente
(803) 547-3800
1698 Highway 160 West
Fort Mill, SC
 
Patricia Ann Tonkowicz
(803) 802-5900
1698 Highway 160 W
Fort Mill, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Randolph Jay Cordle, MD
(704) 355-0420
1206 Silver Arrow Ct
Fort Mill, SC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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