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diarrhea in babies 9 months old

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Hope he is better: Probably a virus causing the problems. If he is better great. If not have him/her seen and be sure a secondary problem like an ear infection has not ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience in Pediatrics
Diarrhea: Check for formula intolerance ie lactose, milk protein allergy. Detailed diet history is necessary. May just be viral gastroenteritis.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Varies: Most diarrheal viruses in infants are considered contagious through oral secretions during the fever, while viral shedding in the stool may continue f ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Wet diaper: check if there is fever or not. Is your baby fussy? Any vomiting? Have you introduced any new baby food?
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Snoring can: Be normal unless your baby is having sleep apnea from enlarged tonsils and adenoids, then they would need to be taken out by ent.We all do snore to a ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Early stomach flu?: He may be starting to have stomach flu. Try a bland diet, with nothing greasy or fried. Stop milk and juice for a few days until the stool becomes mo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Bloody stools: In 11 months old more commonly due to constipation. Some have anal fissures . If grose blood with abdominal distention, tenderness, fever , irritabili ... Read More
A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Normal : The difference in gas smell has to do with your diet and the different bacteria infants have in their guts versus what adults have. This leads to very ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Food in infant: After 4 months of age it is safe to introduce all foods into an infant diet, but their are caveats. Only 1-2 new foods per week, and slowly at that to ... Read More
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A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Needs specialist: If the stools are soft and your son is still crying in pain with bowel movements, a referral to a pediatric gastroenterologist (specialist in stomach ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Vitamin D: Children who have low vitamin d levels may have food allergies. This may explain his diarrhea. Speak to your doctor about allergy testing.
A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Normal for breastfed: Can even go for a week without a bowel movement, you can increase free water, can stimulate the rectum gently by measuring rectal temperature, your b ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Reflux: As long as the baby holds down most of the feedings, you simply need to sit him/her up in a carseat after feeds for 20 minutes to allow better emptyin ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Gum?: It's not uncommon for stools to undergo changes, from mustard, to "pudding" to thick peanut butter. I'm not sure what you mean by "gum", but stools ca ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience in 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Greene
33 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes, but...: In a healthy 9-month-old no food, including tuna, needs to be delayed to reduce allergies (in fact, feeding may reduce allergies). Great omega-3s in t ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
52 years experience in Neonatology
Colic: baby is breast fed but he is exposed to the foods you eat many foods like nuts chocolate or sometimes even milk that you ingests exposes him to it and ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Observe: It may be something in his diet that is new. If there is any blood or excess stool with water loss, follow up with your doctor. It the problem continu ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Gastrocolic reflex: 1) the gastrocolic reflex, one of the physiological reflexes controlling motility of the gastrointestinal tract, works when food stretches the stomach ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Can't tell for sure: but this is a serious issue which should be evaluated by your pediatrician because malnutrition may permanently impact your child's life. It does sou ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Milk intolerance: How is your child doing on goats milk? Hopefully better. Your child may be cows milk intolerant.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
May not be diarrhea: If a baby is eating, behaving, and growing fine... but has loose poops that can squirt out of her butt, she may be normal, especially if breastfed. So ... Read More
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A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Toddlers diarrhea: Your child has whats known as toddlers diarrhea. It may be caused from drinking juice. Juices contain fructose or sorbitol which are sugars that cause ... Read More
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