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4 month old baby green stool

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Dr. Jonathan Blank
30 years experience Anesthesiology
Baby poops: Many babies have not matured their bowel functions with normal bacterial flora and it depends on breast feeding or formula So day to day the stool ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Bile: The greenish color in stool is the breakdown product of the bile when it has not been in the gut long enough to go through a change to yellowish or br ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: Please discuss infant constipation with your pediatrician. A breast fed baby can go days without stools but they should not be hard or cause child to ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Black taqrry stools at that age may be a sign of gastrointestinal disease and bleeding.. See your doctor asap.
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Dr. Javed Hussain
35 years experience Pediatrics
Bleeding: Black tarry stool indicates bleeding from the intestines. The most common cause of GI bleeding in babies is milk protein intolerance. Your 4 months ol ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Buzzeo
Specializes in Pediatrics
Green stool: If this infant is receiving breast feedings regularly - it may be entirely normal. If the infant is receiving formula feedings she or he may start to ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wlodzimierz Wisniewski
29 years experience Neonatology
It is common: It is normal and very common for parents to complain about it. Keep breast feeding. Normal range for stooling varies. It is normal to have one bowel m ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Incomplete question: This site can provide valuable incite for many issues if you use it properly. When you submit a question, you must provide enough background informati ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Take the baby to: a health care provider for evaluation as soon as possible.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Breast or formula ?: Breast fed infants can go a little every feed or overflow a diaper once a week. If it is soft when they go i don't worry about it. Formula fed babies ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Janousky
36 years experience Pediatrics
Feeding: Some baby foods are more constipating-apples, bananas, sweet potatoes. Other foods like peaches, pears, prunes are more loosening. Extra water in your ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yusr Aboushaar
31 years experience Pediatrics
No harm : If the child is healthy , it is probably not harmful although not needed
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