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Pediatricians Merrimack NH

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

Nashua Pediatrics
(603) 424-0890
382 Daniel Webster Highway
Merrimack, NH
 
Dr. Deborah Jean Ganem
(603) 889-2847
47 Dahl Rd
Merrimack, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Beverly Edna Boyd
(251) 342-7111
PO Box 1220
Amherst, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

James A Canfield
(603) 673-7577
31 Old Nashua Rd
Amherst, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Tanya L Kadrmas Iannuzzi
(503) 297-2275
Amherst, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Mitchell Frumkin
(603) 577-4400
Merrimack, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Beverly Edna Boyd, MD
(251) 342-7111
PO Box 1220
Amherst, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr, Stony Brook Ny 11794
Graduation Year: 1991

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Serafin C Anderson, MD
(603) 673-7411
109 Ponemah Rd
Amherst, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1976

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Dr. Serafin C Anderson
(603) 673-7411
109 Ponemah Rd
Amherst, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Elizabeth M Keane, MD
(603) 663-8300
20 Washington Pl
Bedford, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1987

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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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