Allergists can help with food allergies, seasonal allergies, allergy testing, asthma evaluations, eczema, and immune system problems.
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There are plenty of lactation consultants and web-based resources in the region. They can help with a wide range of breastfeeding and pumping problems, including: painful breastfeeding, not making enough milk, using breast pumps, how to maintain supply when returning to work, and how to stop breastfeeding. Many services are free or low cost.
Cardiologists evaluate and treat children for heart murmurs, congenital heart diseases, chest pain, heart palpitations, and other heart-related issues.
We recommend seeing the dentist every 6 months. The first visit should begin after the 1st birthday.
Here is a list of dental providers who take Amerigroup insurance (as of April 2017). An updated list can always be found on www.healthyteethnj.com. (click on "Find a Dentist")
Dermatologists can manage skin conditions, such as acne, eczema, warts, molluscum contagiousum, moles, and a wide range of other skin rashes.
Endocrinologists deal with issues affecting the hormones. This includes children with diabetes, thyroid problems, early or late puberty, being too tall or too short for one's age, overweight and obesity.
ENT's specialize in disorders of the ears, nose, and throat. They manage issues such as recurrent ear infections, recurrent sinus infections. recurrent strep throat infections, enlarged lymph nodes in the head/neck, and many other issues. Audiologists are experts at the evaluation and treatment of hearing disorders.
Gastroenterology specializes in disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. They can manage issues such as chronic abdominal pain, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel diseases (like Chron's and Ulcerative colitis), weight loss, swallowing problems, obesity, vitamin deficiencies, liver diseases, and many other problems
General Surgeons can correct and provide guidance on a wide range of anatomic problems, such as hernias, cysts, lumps, bumps, circumcisions, and birth defects.
This list of counselors, therapists, psychologists and psychiatrists can help with a number of issues, such as anxiety, depression, stress, grief, hyperactivity and attention problems, and other behavior problems.
Neurologists are specialists of the brain and nerves. They can help with the evaluation of headaches, numbness, tremors, seizures, brain masses, ADHD, muscular weakness, cerebral palsy, and other issues.
Neurosurgeons (brain surgeons) deal with a variety of brain-related issues, including lumps on the scalp, abnormal head shape, hydrocephalus, brain masses and tumors, nerve damage and other issues.
These centers can help children who are dealing with excess body weight, inadequate body weight, or nutritional deficiencies.
These doctors specialize in the treatment of fractures, sprains, strains and overuse injuries.
Opthalmologists can deal with eye conditions such as crossed eyes, "lazy eyes", gloucoma, cataracts, retinopathy of prematurity, poor vision, failed vision screens, and other issues.
Physical and Occupational therapists can evaluate the movement and use of your child's large and small muscle groups. We often make referrals for children with developmental delays or for children who are recovering from an injury.
Pulmonologists manage various lung conditions, including cystic fibrosis, asthma, chronic cough, chronic lung disease, apnea of prematurity and anatomic problems.
Rheumatologists are experts in the immune system and pain. They specialize in conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, scleroderma, pain syndromes, and many others.
Sleep centers can evaluate children for sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, and other issues related to sleep.
Urologists specialize in disorders of the bladder, kidneys and genitals.