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Pediatricians Shawnee OK

Pediatricians are experts in the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. See below to find local pediatricians in Shawnee 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. Pachneerat S Chainakul
(405) 275-5555
1902 S Gordon Cooper Dr
Shawnee, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Pachneerat S Chainakul, MD
(405) 275-5555
1902 S Gordon Cooper Dr
Shawnee, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Languages
Thai
Education
Medical School: Chulalongkorn Univ, Fac Of Med, Bangkok, Thailand
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Unity Health Ctr -South Campu, Shawnee, Ok; Shawnee Regional Hospital, Shawnee, Ok
Group Practice: Wit & Pat Chainakul

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Diaz Orlando OD
(405) 273-5801
2801 Saratoga Street
Shawnee, OK
 
Benson Ann Arnp
(405) 273-5801
2801 Saratoga Street
Shawnee, OK
 
Koons Kelli MD
(405) 273-5801
2801 Saratoga Street
Shawnee, OK
 
Chainakul Pachneerat
(405) 275-5555
1902 South Gordon Cooper Drive
Shawnee, OK
 
Unity Doctors Building
(405) 275-5555
1902 South Gordon Cooper Drive
Shawnee, OK
 
Dr.Debra Katcher
(405) 275-9408
1710 Wildwood
Shawnee, OK
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr. Jeremy Patrick Holter
(405) 573-9271
1515 Pecan Crossing Dr
Shawnee, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Debra Raff Katcher
(405) 273-5801
2801 Saratoga St Dept Pd
Shawnee, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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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