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Pediatricians Laurel MS

Pediatricians are experts in the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. See below to find local pediatricians in Laurel 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. Patricia Tibbs
(901) 226-3024
PO Box 4361
Laurel, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Rushikesh H Mehta
(601) 649-1227
Laurel, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Patricia Tibbs, MD
PO Box 4361
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Makerere Univ, Med Sch, Kampala, Uganda (315-01 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1990

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James U Morrison Jr, MD
(601) 477-9384
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1944

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Sudhir N Pujari, MD
(601) 425-3033
117 S 11th Ave
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Topiwala Nat'L Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr. James Mallard Holston
(601) 426-4509
PO Box 607
Laurel, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

James Mallard Holston, MD
(601) 426-4509
PO Box 607
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: South Central Reg Med Ctr, Laurel, Ms
Group Practice: Laurel Pediatric & Adolescent

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Liddell Hal T MD
(601) 428-0307
1105 Adams Street
Laurel, MS
 
Council Ben P Md PC
(601) 426-3143
124 North 16th Avenue
Laurel, MS
 
South Central Behavioral Health Services
(601) 426-9614
1105 Adams Street
Laurel, MS
 
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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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