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2 month old baby with tummy problems and constipation

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Many conditions : There are many conditions which may cause these symptoms. Among them are colic, reflux or an infection. Please see your PCP, a change of formula or im ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation ?: A 2 mo that is breast fed can have a stool smear every feed or a diaper full once a week. If it is soft it is not constipation. I never see BF kids wi ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Prune juice: I like using full strength prune juice 1-2 oz given spaced out 1-3X/day. This works like a osmotic laxative because baby doesn't absorb all the fruit ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Common with breast: milk to have constipation, don't worry, if you need to supplement, try a different brand of formula,introduce little amounts in the beginning then adv ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Greene
33 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Babies' digestive systems do mature at different rates. When babies get constipated on solids, making some adjustments will often solve the problem. A ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Infants swallow air with feeds & this can contribute to sounds they make when the stomach mixes food or as it passes through the digestive process ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Will close on own: Most belly button hernia will likely close on its own if small. If it is large then see a pediatric surgeon no benefit to waiting for consult. The p ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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He'll Squeak By This: That's probably dead skin and it can take a fair while to slough off. Don't pull or pick at it. Just the usual bathing and time. At this point it shou ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Constipated: If you are breast feeding your baby is probably not consmtipated. Breast fed babies can go as long as a week without having a stool. They also do a lo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation : Is it really constipation? Here is some information from the AAP : https://www.evernote.com/shard/s5/sh/d9691760-bf93-43ed-9733-062ae03659d6/a3f0b585 ... Read More
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