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how long do i monitor 2 y.o stool if i found a minuscule piece of glass in stool yesterday a.m? not sure where it came from, when is the coast "clear"?

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Dr. Herbert Hoover
51 years experience General Practice
No need to monitor: If your 2 year old is not sick or acting like they have abdominal pain, there is no need to be obsessed with monitoring the stools. Two year olds put anything and everything into their mouths and your child probably invested a small piece of glass somehow. Obviously, you should be diligent in being certain there is no broken glass with which they might be in contact.
Answered on Oct 7, 2013
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