A 33-year-old member asked:
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can an infant become constipated if they are on similac sensitive? she was previously on similac advanced but had to switch because of gas/ diaharrea

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Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
MILK ALLERGY: Constipation is not a sign of allergy. Milk causes hard stools so you are advised to give water or juice between feedings. Try doing that if baby is not doing well call your md for advice.
Answered on Dec 20, 2012
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Other causes possibl: It is possible, but there may be something else in her diet that's causin constipation.
Answered on Mar 17, 2013

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