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Pediatricians Wilmington DE

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

Rheumatology Consultants
(302) 655-0121
1902 North Scott Street
Wilmington, DE
 
Maurice Liebesman, MD
(302) 325-5154
7th & Clayton St Ste 400
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ De Buenos Aires, Fac De Med, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1960
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De; Dupont Hosp For Children, Wilmington, De
Group Practice: Dupont Pediatrics

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Luft Jay D MD
(302) 658-0404
2300 Pennsylvania Avenue Suite 2A
Wilmington, DE
 
Patricia Ann Purcell, MD
1508 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 2C
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1974

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Witt Robert MD
(302) 888-1980
2401 Pennsylvania Avenue Suite 112
Wilmington, DE
 
Rastogi Pawan MD
(302) 571-9750
1306 North Broom Street
Wilmington, DE
 
Boulos Magdy I MD
(302) 571-9750
1306 North Broom Street
Wilmington, DE
 
Neurosurgery Associates PA
(302) 571-9750
1306 North Broom Street
Wilmington, DE
 
Allison Dorothea Kolody, MD
(302) 655-5859
912 Lovering Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 2001

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Nidia Yanez, MD
2401 Pennsylvania Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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