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why does my baby projectile poop

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Poor digestion: The baby large intestine is designed to retreive water from the mix of enzymes & debris left over from digestion. If the baby cannot digest some mater ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Continue nursing: Continue nursing, but if the baby is formula fed, there may be a milk intolerance. Discuss possible causes with your Pediatrician. Usually if the grow ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: It can be related to what the child is eating. And, if the stool passes through the intestinal tract quicker, it will be green.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on situation: If baby is breast fed they may stool a little smear every feeding or one big crib full once a week. Breast milk is so well digested that it may not le ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Greene
33 years experience Pediatrics
It hurts!: Something called bubble bath urethritis -- tender inflammation of the sensitive lining where urine exits, caused by bubble bath or bath soaps w/ fragr ... Read More
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Dr. Lisa Roberts
22 years experience Pediatrics
It may be normal: Breastfed babies tend to have soft, yellow, mushy stools. Some breastfed babies' stools may appear like diarrhea. This may be entirely normal, especia ... Read More
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Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Something to say..: Babies cry to communicate. It may be a need - i'm hungry, cold, wet, gassy. Or it may be to get your attention, especially as they begin to realize ... Read More
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Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Could be wormy!: While possible it is not likely that your baby has pinworms! most squirmy infants are attempting to reposition themselves into a more comfortable post ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Lindor
31 years experience Pediatrics
Stool color: Infant stools can vary quite a bit in color, from brown, yellow, green, orange. All are okay if the baby is otherwise fine and feeding well. Stool sh ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Healthy otherwise ?: Newborns make a number of interesting sounds with their small rubbery airways. There are some worrisome conditions that could cause it.Most are just b ... Read More
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Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Overstimulation: It could be, if there is a lot of noise, that your baby gets frightened by the noise. It could also be a separation anxiety particularly if your baby ... Read More
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Dr. Julio Pajaro
33 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Everyone's stomach makes some gurgling noises. On babies those sounds are easy to hear because they have less of a fat pad to block the noise. They're ... Read More
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Crying: Some babies cry softly and some loudly. Your baby was born to cry hard and loud. If s/he is doing well otherwise, no need to worry.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Lindor
31 years experience Pediatrics
Bile: Bright green vomit could mean that your baby is vomiting bile, an intestinal secretion. This can sometimes be a sign of serious intestinal obstruction ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nanette Nuessle
Specializes in Pediatrics
Night Wakenings: Generally, your child is not actually asleep when they are crying. They have awakened, and are trying to get back to sleep. We all wake up several t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Likely reflux: It is quite common for babies to bring some of what.S in their stomach back up their esophagus & occasionally into their mouth or nose. Their airway i ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Webb
12 years experience Pediatrics
Satisfaction: Your baby is so happy, warm and full of milk; this is their way of showing satisfaction. Generally all that feeding makes them tired as well- so the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruben Nazario
Specializes in Pediatrics
Urinary infection: If your child cries every time he or she pees, it could be a sign of an urinary tract infection. The rate of urinary tract infections in babies is hig ... Read More
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Dr. Thad Woodard
Specializes in Pediatrics
Possible allergy: There are several possible answers but today in my experience the most common reason in the first six months is an entity called food protein-induced ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Too Tight: The most likely cause would be if the diaper is too tight. Make sure the diaper is closed enough to not leak. Repositioning the tabs to a slightly loo ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation?: Is the poop hard? Try to change the diet to make stools soft.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
Depends on age: It is very common for a baby to drool while teething. You may want to discuss this with baby's doctor.
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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Depends...: Throwing up with good weight gain is usually from overfeeding. Throwing up and not gaining weight is a sign of one or more of a large number of possi ... Read More

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