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Pediatricians Mason City IA

Pediatricians are experts in the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. See below to find local pediatricians in Mason City 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. Adel Fangary Makar
(641) 422-7000
1000 4th St SW
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. David Leslie Little
(641) 422-7854
1000 4th St SW
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Martin George Meindl, DO
(641) 422-5437
910 N Eisenhower Ave
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Allergy
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr -North Iowa, Mason City, Ia
Group Practice: Pediatric & Adolescent Clinic

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Marie A Ramous
(641) 422-5437
910 N Eisenhower Ave
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Marie Antonette A Ramos, MD
(641) 422-5437
910 N Eisenhower Ave
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr -North Iowa, Mason City, Ia
Group Practice: Mercy Pediatric & Adolescent

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Dr. John C Justin
(641) 422-7388
910 N Eisenhower Ave
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Mahoney Mark A Dr MD
(641) 422-7000
2800 4th Street Southwest Suite 8
Mason City, IA
 
Tami Renee Wiegmann, MD
(641) 422-5437
910 N Eisenhower Ave
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1998

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David Leslie Little, MD
(641) 422-7854
1000 4th St SW
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: North Iowa Mercy Health Center, Mason City, Ia
Group Practice: Mercy Pediatric & Adolescent

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Jaffar A Shaik
(641) 422-5437
910 N Eisenhower
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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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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