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Pediatricians Provo UT

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

Zions Management Corporation
(801) 375-7800
250 West Center Street Suite 109
Provo, UT
 
The Utah Valley Physicians Plaza - Oldroyd Ronald
(801) 357-7530
1055 North 300 West
Provo, UT
 
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center - Pulmonary Ou
(801) 357-7291
1034 North 500 West
Provo, UT
 
Renae Holland
(801) 344-4311
1300 E Center St
Provo, UT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Jones Ronald C MD Pediatrician - Provo Office
(801) 357-7800
1055 North 300 West
Provo, UT
 
Arbon Robert A MD
(801) 375-4433
777 North 500 West
Provo, UT
 
Hugo G Altamirano, MD
(801) 375-9292
745 N 500 W
Provo, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac De Cordoba, Fac De Cien Med, Cordoba, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1970

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Mary E Illions, MD
Provo, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 2001

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Dr.Ronald Jones
(801) 373-1275
3325 North University Avenue
Provo, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1968
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Utah Valley Pediatrics Licensed - Provo North Univ
(801) 373-8930
1355 North University Avenue Suite 210
Provo, UT
 
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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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