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Pediatricians Salem NH

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

Deepak Sharma
(603) 893-8030
23 Stiles Rd
Salem, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

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William Benjamin Feldmann
(603) 893-7905
22 Main St
Salem, NH
Specialty
Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Sakr Ossama MD
(603) 893-9050
23 Stiles Road
Salem, NH
 
Fitzgibbons Lisa MD
(603) 893-1521
23 Stiles Road
Salem, NH
 
Advanced Digital Imaging
(603) 893-1893
90 Stiles Rd
Salem, NH
 
Dr. Tanja Christine Davin
(513) 891-0812
18 Pelham Rd Ste 1
Salem, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Sandler Michael Fisher MD
(603) 893-9748
23 Stiles Road Suite 218
Salem, NH
 
William B Feldmann, MD
(603) 893-7905
22 Main St
Salem, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dr. Lisa M Fitzgibbons
(603) 893-4901
23 Stiles Rd Ste 210
Salem, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Arora Priyanka MD
(603) 893-1521
23 Stiles Rd
Salem, NH
 
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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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