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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: Would be helpful to know your baby's age as well as stool pattern. Did you recently introduce cereals or other solid foods? That will change stool con ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
36 years experience Pediatrics
Small amount: Fruit juice is a harmless and useful therapy for constipation, and an ounce of Apple juice is not a cause for alarm. I would be careful about the amou ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The sugars in apple or prune juice are not absorbed as well in young infants which helps them work like an adults laxative. I routinely use an ounce u ... Read More
A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Pediatrician: He needs to be examined by a pediatrician. That's the safest way to really know what's wrong and to correct it. It's a good idea to deal with it befor ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Call his Dr.: The best thing to do is call his Dr and go over the child's current daily diet. The Dr will want to know any issues you are having with your child an ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: you need to talk to a healthcare worker before you try and treat this young of an infant .
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Should poop out: A person drinking lots of apple juice usually poops out, due to sugars and sorbitol in the apple juice. The person will actually get too much sugar fr ... Read More
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: Use apple or prune juice to soften stools- 6-8 ozs a day. Pedialyte is an electrolyte solution for dehydration but will not soften stools. Also incr ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Teresa Menendez Hood
37 years experience Cardiology
Prune juice: Prune juice is the way to go. Also MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) and high fiber diet and exercise.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is an over the counter stool softener which can be mixed with water or juice. Follow the dilution directions on the bot ... Read More
A 3-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
If poop is stuck...: Each child with constipation needs to be sure there is no actual disorder causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poo ... Read More

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