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Pediatricians Hot Springs National Park AR

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

Dr. Jana Marie Martin
(501) 321-1314
1920 Malvern Ave
Hot Springs, AR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Griffin James E MD
(501) 624-5422
100 Ridgeway Street
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Hot Springs Clinic of Otolaryngology
(501) 624-5422
100 Ridgeway Street
Hot Springs National, AR
 
DeNise Louise Capel
(501) 624-4411
105 Reserve St
Hot Springs, AR
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Kenneth Duane Hawn
(501) 609-9452
100 Farnsworth St
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Brady Donald P MD
(501) 624-6613
506 West Grand Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Hot Springs Surgery Clinic
(501) 624-5700
1900 Malvern Avenue Suite 201
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Breving Robert Jr MD
(501) 624-5700
1900 Malvern Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Jana Marie Martin, MD
(501) 321-1314
1920 Malvern Ave
Hot Springs, AR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Regional Health Ctr, Hot Springs, Ar; National Park Med Ctr, Hot Springs, Ar
Group Practice: Hot Springs Pediatric Clinic

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Hot Springs Pediatric Clinic
(501) 321-1314
1920 Malvern Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
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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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