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Pediatricians Portland OR

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

Howard A Davidson, MD
(503) 690-8195
1881 NW 185th Ave
Aloha, OR
Business
Tanasbourne Pediatrics
Specialties
Pediatrics

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James Anthony Reid, MD
(503) 494-9000
1916 SE 32nd Pl
Portland, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 2003

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Betty Eve Stein Reiss, MD
Portland, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1968

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Ilyse Danielle Lifton, MD, FAAP
(503) 235-0655
Apt 204 1510 SE 34th Ave
Portland, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2001

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Christine Marie Rose
(503) 494-9000
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Lisa Ann Bisgard, MD
(503) 642-5015
2021 SE 20th Ave
Portland, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1998

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Dr. Lisa Ann Bisgard
(503) 642-5015
2021 SE 20th Ave
Portland, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Anna M Agnew, MD
Apt #9 525 SE 28th
Portland, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2006

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Guadalupe Toledo
(503) 988-3674
426 Sw Stark St
Portland, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Arthur C Jaffe, MD
(503) 494-6513
707 SW Gaines St
Portland, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1970

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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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