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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?
Hi, my 4 month old baby has been having loose stools since this morning, yellow in colour, and the latest diaper had light traces of blood. Pls advise?
Take the baby to: A health care provider for evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more
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
Could this be giardia? Fatigue, diarrhea, some nausea, no appetite, x 2 weeks. O&p negative. Could I still have giardia? I have an infant in diapers.
Why does diarrhea in infant/toddler make their skin red and sore? It seems to make their skin raw no matter how much diaper/Vaseline I use.
Infant 5 days post-op pyloromyotomy. Normal eating now. Has had yellow, pure liquid, diarrhea for 4 days. No solid stools. Is this normal?
Infant has explosive diarrhea and vomiting for 6 days. Food intake is a lot less than usual. No fever. Possbile dairy allergy. Has lost a pound in 2 days?
Pedialyte: There is not an appropriate medication to treat the symptoms of diarrhea in a 10 month old baby. However, the danger of diarrhea is dehydration. If your baby has diminished urine prodution or dry mouth or other signs of dehydration you will need to give fluids speciallay balanced to promote re-hydration such as pedialyte. If you are concerned about dehydration call your doctor. ...Read more
Hi my 10 month old baby has diarrhea for the last 3 days eatin and drinkin is fine what should I do?
Liquids: Switch to clear liquids such as pedis lute for a day, no food or milk. ...Read more
Did she get vaccine?:
Most children get their routine vaccines at 2-month visit and one of the vaccines is rotavirus--oral vaccine which can cause significant diarrhea, can occur up to 11 days after getting it.
Otherwise, diarrhea in young children=common and if no fever; eating well, sleeping, just change diaper frequently and keep dry...It will get better. If fever/not sleeping/feeding etc., see doc. Good luck. ...Read more
My 7 month old baby has a temprature of 38, has been sick with diarrhea and his lips have just turned blue?
My 7 year old son has diarrhea. What could be the cause? How can I help him? Should he stay away from my 7 month old baby?
Diarrhea: Most diarrheal illnesses are caused by a viral infection. It is contagious. Older sibling needs to wash his hands well in order to avoid the spread. Usually giving enough fluids, avoiding juices helps. Probiotic otc and brat diet is recommended as well. Usually it takes its course. Avoid dehydration. ...Read more
11 month old baby is having diarrhea - she just started walking. Does she need to be seen by a doc now or just wait n see?
Diarrhea: If the diarrhea is infrequent. Less than 2-3 times a day and non bloody it is safe to watch. Toddlers will often get diarrhea. Ensure good fluid intake and watch for other symptoms. All the best. ...Read more