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what would cause mucus and pink color in the stool in a 4 year old child

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
See doc: If the pain did not resolve after going to the bathroom and he is still screaming with pain, take him to the ER now. If the pain resolved then take h ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Abdominal pain: It is not uncommon for children to get some gas pain, possibly backed up behind some stool. If the pain resolved after he had the bowel movement, it's ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
33 years experience Pediatrics
Difficult to say....: Without further information, it is difficult to figure out why this is happening. Your child could be in daycare and be repeatedly infected there--a v ... Read More
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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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to tell: Yeast (candada) is a normal part of the bowel germs, comprising an estimated 5% of the dry weight of poo. What cells you are referring to is unknown s ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Green mucous: Only rarely does stool color indicate a serious intestinal condition. Stool color usually is influenced by what you eat and the amount of a substance ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Miralax: Polyethylene glycol 3350 (Miralax it's name in the US )is a fluid grabbing agent that helps keep stool moist during transit. I use it as my preferred ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Colitis/hemorrhoid: Could be a form of chronic colitis or more benign condition like ibs with hemorrhoids. See your doctor if these symptoms persist.
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A member asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Clay stools : there are many reason for these stools go be clay whte stools. It could be constipation, but it also could be caused by malabsorption of either protei ... Read More
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