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Pediatricians La Crosse WI

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

Dennis Theodore Costakos, MD
(608) 785-0940
700 West Ave S
La Crosse, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
French, Greek
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Franciscan Skemp Healthcare -, La Crosse, Wi
Group Practice: Franciscan Skemp Health Care Group Mayo Health Systems; Mayo Clinic

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Franciscan Skemp Healthcare - Clinic- Clinic Depar
(608) 791-9831
700 West Avenue South
La Crosse, WI
 
Dr. Lori Sue Weber
(608) 775-6766
1900 South Ave
La Crosse, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Nelleen Grace Noack
(608) 782-7300
1900 South Ave
La Crosse, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. John Nieman Stephenson
(612) 382-4795
505 Bennora Lee Ct
La Crosse, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Maureen M Martin, MD
(612) 532-5626
2203 7th St S
La Crosse, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1988

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Leah Reimann, MD
(608) 782-7300
1900 South Ave # H05-002
La Crosse, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1974

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Lee Ann Johnson, MD
(608) 791-9844
800 West Ave S
La Crosse, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dr. Jennifer L Brumm
(608) 791-9881
800 West Ave S
La Crosse, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Clayton John Menagh, MD
(608) 791-9881
800 West Ave S
La Crosse, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1980

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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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