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4 Month Old Baby Diarrhea
My 4 month old baby has had diarrhea for 7 days now. Started with a high 103.5 fever, which has subsided, but the diarrhea continues, and is painful.
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
What would cause diarrhea fever nose bleed loss of appetite and excessive crying in four month old baby?
My 14-month-old son has been vomiting the same time at least once a day for the past 18 days. No diarrhea or other symptoms. Had reflux as an infant.
Once a day is odd: If still smiling, make a routine apt with your board certified pediatrician. ...Read more
My family got sick around the same time with vomiting, fever/chills and diarrhea. My 6 month old infant was fine, is it viral or food poisoning.
Seasonal condition: Not unusual this time of year.Get a more detailed answer ›
4 month old baby with green poop and diarrhoea but no fever, dehydration or distress. GP said to monitor for a month. Shall I worry?
If you must: The stool color is determined by the changes to ultra green bile as the food is processed. The longer it stays in, the more it changes through yellows or browns. Green just means quick passage. Loose stools are not a problem as long as baby is vigorous & otherwise thriving. ...Read more
I breastfed for 6 wks, then soy formula until he was 3 months. Now he is on reg infant formula and has diarrhea. Is he ok? Was it bad to switch?
Ok relative to what?: If the diarrhea is not a big volume its unlikely to hurt baby. Are things like juices or foods really to blame for the runs instead? While your child may not have a true cow milk allergy or intolerance, something in the product may not agree with him. Soy is an adequate formula for the first yr so unless u are cool with the runs, i'd go back to soy. ...Read more
DIARRHEA: Infants with lbm, depending on age, below 3 months give pedialyte, rice water and soy milk. Below 1 year, aside from the above give the brat diet (banana, rice, apple, tea) no juice. You can also give jello, sprite, 7up. There is a diet instruction you can get from the clinic. ...Read more
If my infant son received his four month old shots twice (not my doing btw), will that harm him? Nurse got confused and gave shots when not supposedto
Bloody bowel movements are never a normal event.
The color of the blood sometimes gives you clues from where the blood comes from, the brighter the closer to the rectum and colon, the darker the higher in the g.I tract. It can be anything from a fissure in the anal opening due to hard stools, an infection, if your child has been in antibiotics, an allergy to milk, to bowel problems. Dr asap. ...Read more