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21 months old has severe constipation. how much prune juice can i give her and is it ok to give daily?

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Dr. Aaron Roland
35 years experience Family Medicine
What is constipation: This word means something different to different people. There is a great deal of variation in the frequency of stools between different babies and even for one baby. I've seen healthy children go two weeks without a stool! What is most important is how a child acts and eats. If stools are irregular but their character is normal this can be normal. But constipation can be a sign of serious illness
Answered on Aug 11, 2014

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