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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Need more info: Do not know the age of the baby, what other symptoms may be present, whether she is feeding appropriately, sleeping too much, irritable, or other vita ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to tell: It would be unwise to interpret your baby's mucus solely without looking at the entire picture. You may need to provide more detail as to how else you ... Read More
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Dr. Robin Larabee
26 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: It could be normal if it occurs only once or twice. If it continues, baby should see the pediatrician to evaluate for infection or cow milk protein al ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome is a common cause of mucus in stools. If you're also experiencing cramps and loose stools and can't pinpoint any triggers, lo ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Stool sample: See your doctor for fecal studies. If you are having mucus or white streaks in your stool then get analysis. You may be experiencing bacteria or fun ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Go see your doctor: Any time symptoms persist, it's always a good idea to check in w/your family doctor (or gp on your side of the pond). Loose stools or diarrhea is more ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
No: Be checked by your doctor and have your stool analyzed and consider a colonoscopy. Imodium (loperamide) may slow down diarrhea but masks the underlyi ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Colonoscopy: The best person to determine what is going on is the colonoscopist. Have they not discussed the results of this with you. Usually they will biopsy ra ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: It is highly unlikely that you have colon cancer. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Loose stools in AM: I'm not sure why the gastroenterologist doesn't want stool testing to check for intestinal malabsorption or check the fecal calprotectin level. Perhap ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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Amoeba Shmomoeba...: Think about it this way: Whatever is causing the diarrhea, an infant is very sensitive to fluid loss, and other losses too.So if it has been excessive ... Read More

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