U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 28-year-old female asked:

Hi. i think my 6 week old baby has internal hemorrhoids. there is/was small amount of blood in almost every stool today. she does not seem ill so i don't think it is an infection? should i go to a doctor?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 26 years experience
YES!: You should take your infant to their Dr ASAP! Any blood in the stool for an infant this young can indicate that there is a problem. Internal hemorrhoids do not occur in infants, but it could be something else.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Sep 22, 2020


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.