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my 3 month old baby having gum in stools ?

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Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Gum?: It's not uncommon for stools to undergo changes, from mustard, to "pudding" to thick peanut butter. I'm not sure what you mean by "gum", but stools can thicken up somewhat over this time. Sometimes there can be mucous and some temporary changes with viral illnesses or other factors. If the stools are truly irregular, bring one in to have it looked at.
Answered on Oct 26, 2012

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