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Pediatricians Lewiston ME

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

Linda Joyce Glass, MD
(207) 784-5782
33 Mollison Way
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Oral Roberts Univ Sch Of Med, Tulsa Ok 74137
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dr.David R. Baker
(207) 795-5709
12 High St # 101
Lewiston, ME
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
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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Elizabeth Ellen Rosquete, MD
583 Main St
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1979

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David Baker
(207) 795-5709
12 High St
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Stephen Barry Jacobs, MD
(207) 795-5730
12 High St Ste 300
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1982

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Central Maine Neurology
(207) 795-2927
287 Main Street Suite 404
Lewiston, ME
 
Fairfield Wesley P MD
(207) 795-7520
287 Main Street
Lewiston, ME
 
Carinci Stephanie MD
(207) 777-4455
Campus Avenue
Lewiston, ME
 
Goodwin Alyssa MD
(207) 795-5730
12 High Street
Lewiston, ME
 
Central Maine Neurosurgery
(207) 795-2494
12 High Street
Lewiston, ME
 
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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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