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A 27-year-old female asked:

5months old baby having green,froathy stool 4times aday,exclusive breast feed,is this normal,when will my baby stool pattern comes normal?

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Persistent Diarrhea: Your breast-fed 5 month old has a history of diarrhea and taking antibiotics. She continues to have abnormal stools. Your baby should continue breast-feeding and close observation by your doctor is important. The initial illness combined with antibiotics can prolong your baby's recovery. Monitoring for a chronic condition or additional diagnoses will be required until the stools normalize.
Dr. Krishna Anand
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Loose green stoolnor: Most of breastfed babies have loose green stool , the stool become normal when you weane him from breast feeding and he takes formula and solid foods .

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