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Pediatricians Juneau AK

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

Monica Irons Gross, MD
(907) 789-4229
524 Main St
Juneau, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1989

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Amy Elizabeth Dressel, MD
(907) 463-1210
1600 Glacier Ave
Juneau, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1996

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Dr. Monica Irons Gross
(907) 586-5995
3220 Hospital Dr Ste 201
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Thomas Mc Cabe
(907) 463-1210
3268 Hospital Dr Ste D
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Amy Elizabeth Dressel
(907) 463-1210
1600 Glacier Ave
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Glacier Pediatrics
(907) 586-1542
1600 Glacier Avenue
Juneau, AK
 
Thomas McCabe, MD
(907) 463-1210
1575 Evergreen Ave
Juneau, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1964

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Singsaas Michael W MD
(907) 586-5656
3227 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK
 
Dr. Joy M Neyhart
(907) 463-1210
140 Behrends Ave
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Brown George MD
(907) 586-1542
1600 Glacier Avenue
Juneau, AK
 
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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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