How to Effectively Diagnosis and Treat Pediatric Constipation

How to Effectively Diagnosis and Treat Pediatric Constipation

Pediatric gastroenterologist Samra Blanchard, MD, associate professor of pediatrics at University of Maryland School of Medicine, provides in-depth discussion on pediatric constipation.

Through several case studies, Dr. Blanchard discusses normal stool activity as well as common behaviors and symptoms to watch for in order to diagnose more complex gastroenterological disorders in children. She provides in-depth medical management on how to treat constipation by providing recommendations on medication, therapy and behavior changes.

Additionally, Dr. Blanchard provides and in-depth look at Hirschprung’s Disease and how it presents in newborns, young babies and toddlers.   

Learn more about University of Maryland Children’s Hospital pediatric gastroenterology program. Call 410-328-6749 to make a referral.

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Dr. Blanchard completed her pediatric and pediatric gastroenterology training at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where her main focus was inflammatory bowel disease and surgical quality outcomes. She then joined Rainbow Babies and Children ...

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