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Pediatricians Macon GA

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

Oscar S Spivey, MD
(912) 477-1683
1550 College St
Macon, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1949

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Heacock Don MD
(478) 755-0800
791 Poplar Street
Macon, GA
 
Dannawi Hassan MD
(478) 633-1104
777 Hemlock Street
Macon, GA
 
Anderson A M MD
(478) 745-6576
770 Pine Street
Macon, GA
 
Dr. Amber Estelle Fort
(478) 405-0411
2960 Crestline Dr
Macon, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Cole Drew MD
(478) 743-3466
770 Pine Street Suite L20
Macon, GA
 
Dr. Chen Kung Ho
(478) 471-0273
3203 Vineville Ave
Macon, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Umesh S Narsinghani, MD
(478) 633-1104
777 Hemlock St Hosp Box 130
Macon, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dr P D M Med Coll, Amravati, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1990

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Debbie Drake West, MD
(478) 633-7600
HB 66 777 Hemlock St
Macon, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1992

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Correa Alex J MD
(478) 743-8953
540 Hemlock Street
Macon, GA
 
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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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