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foul smelling mucus stools 2 year old

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Constipated: He could be constipated due to milk or milk product intake. The milk could also be responsible mucus in his stool.
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A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Loose stools: Your child may have mucus in his stool from the diarrhea. He could also have developed an anal fissure from the diarrhea causing the blood in stool.
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A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Mucous in stool: Mucous in stool may be due to milk or food intolerance. Keep a food diary and consult a pediatric gastroenterologist for further evaluation and possib ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jenny Sung
23 years experience Pediatrics
GI infection: Foul smelling stools with mucus usually means a gastrointestinal infection. It can be caused by bacteria, virus, or parasites. Best to bring this to h ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Not normal: Black stools are not normal. While rarely a dietary cause may be found, most often black stools signify blood in the stools, blood that is coming from ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Many possibilities: This is unlikely to have anything to do with your gerd unless you are being treated for helicobacter pylori with antibiotics (which may touch off thin ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Church
22 years experience Pediatrics
May need to test the: If breast feeding this may be normal but if truly seeing mucus you may want to have the stool tested. Allergies to formula could be causing some infla ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Firas Barakat
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Proctitis colitis: Need to be treated for an infection with antibiotics if no resolution need to visit a gastroenterologist for endoscopy antibiotics should cover chlamy ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Malabsorption.: This sounds like it could be related to malabsorption, perhaps related to the pancreas or biliary system in general. You need more of a work-up than ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See a doctor: I would advise you to discuss with a gastroenterologist or your primary care doctor.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Infection: Please go get tests at your Gynecologist's office.
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A 10-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Most do: Most stools smell bad & some kids stools are quite pungent.Antibiotic use , digestive issues or rotovirus infection can often give foul smells.Kids wi ... Read More
A male asked:
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
A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Fever/diarrhea: The 2 symptoms may be associated as part of the same illness. Sometimes the fluids given for fever will cause diarrhea. It sounds like the fever is re ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Probably normal: If it persists, call your doctor.
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A female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: best to see doctor and have the child checked.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Vasa
26 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: It is possible. As far as no bleeding not to concern. If have similar episode recurrent than consider to see gastroenterologist
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Viral infection: mild though, so long your baby is feeding well, and keeping milk/food down, passing urine well, no other symptom, just observe, some antipyretic would ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: For an evaluation and stool culture. Infection is a possibility. Clay color indicates not much bile in the stool.
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See pediatrician: yeast infection - less likely foreign body; you will need her to be seen by a pediatrician.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience ADHD and Autism
Speak with provider : The stools may be related to diet or to formula but could be related to a problem with the gastrointestinal tract. Since she likely does not have a w ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santosh Gopalakrishnan
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Likley colitis: you may have a simple infectious colitis. if you have more abdominal pain or nause or vomitting, then you may need antibiotics. otherwise plenty of f ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Not clear enough...: The specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms & signs are not clear enough for deducing right diagnosis although one has to r ... Read More

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