A female asked:
Disclaimer

what to do about constipation in a 7 month old infant?

2 doctor answers
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
50 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation : Is it really constipation? Here is some information from the AAP : https://www.evernote.com/shard/s5/sh/d9691760-bf93-43ed-9733-062ae03659d6/a3f0b585c894e5d10b9080b45688bcf7. I hope it helps
Answered on Aug 18, 2020
2
2 thanks
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Get baby checked: Constipation at this age is either diet related, i.e excessive dairy intake or some reason for them to hold stools like an anal fissure, for which a proper exam will be helpful. In the meantime, u can add more vegetables to his diet and give him Karo syrup or prune juice.
Answered on Jul 22, 2018

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Related questions:

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Milk?: Infants need breast milk or formula till 12 months. Cow's milk & milk products should be limited to 16-21 ounces/day after a year to avoid anemia & co ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shontae Buffington
17 years experience Pediatrics
Call your doctor: Breastfed babies can go 5-6 days without pooping. Formula fed babies 1-2 days. A newborn not pooping needs evaluation after a few days. Try gentle rec ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Doutful: Children under the age of 12 months are at risk for Botulism is they eat honey (especially raw honey) because their digestive systems can't hand the s ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Rare but possible: Infant botulism is rare; most cases occur in babies under 6 months old, but it's possible in a 10 mo.old. Constipation is often the first symptom but ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month