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Dr. Bassam Ahmad Afaneh, MD

Pediatrician

Dr. Bassam Afaneh is a pediatrician practicing in Deckerville, MI. Dr. Afaneh is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Afaneh diagnoses and treats infections, injuries, diseases and other disorders in children. Pediatricians typically work with infants, children, teenagers and young adults up to age 21. They practice medical care as well as preventative health care. Dr. Afaneh can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
44 years Experience
Dr. Bassam Ahmad Afaneh, MD
  • Deckerville, MI
  • Bani Swief Branch, University Of Cairo, University Of Cairo, Faculty Of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Are protein drinks bad for kids?

Kids need 1-2 g of protein per kilogram of body weight. However, extra proteins may constitute extra loads for the kidneys to deal with. I do not recommend giving those if your READ MORE
Kids need 1-2 g of protein per kilogram of body weight. However, extra proteins may constitute extra loads for the kidneys to deal with. I do not recommend giving those if your kid is eating a balanced diet and getting enough proteins through his meals.

My baby blinks excessively. What's wrong?

It ccould be some allergies specially if he rubs his eyelids or has some redness, b couldd be also amore serious problem like error of refraction or some thing inside the eyes. You READ MORE
It ccould be some allergies specially if he rubs his eyelids or has some redness, b couldd be also amore serious problem like error of refraction or some thing inside the eyes.
You should show him to his pediatrician and if he finds out that he needs to see a pediatric ophthalmologist he will reger you. Good luck

Motion sickness in children?

You may just keep your child's stomach empty 2 hours prior to travel.

- Dr. Afaneh

Newborn constipation, what can I do?

I think this baby has no problem . She is breast fed and can have many BM or none at all daily. However this gassy issue can probably improve with burping the baby for a while READ MORE
I think this baby has no problem . She is breast fed and can have many BM or none at all daily.

However this gassy issue can probably improve with burping the baby for a while as some babies may take a longer time.

It is reassuring that she is gaining weight well.