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6 Month Old Baby Vomiting And Diarrhea
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
See below: Before seeking medical care you may try a period of resting the stomach without feeding for a 1-2 hrs and reintroducing a smaller amount and allowing your infant to digest things more efficiently by keeping him/her upright and allowing the stomach to empty. Reflux can be common. Loose stools is an infant norm-never formed or hard. If fussy and not consolable see your doctor or go to the er. ...Read more
Keep hydrated: We're seeing a lot of gastroenteritis, or the "stomach flu". Currently it's the norwalk virus, or a norovirus. The biggest thing is making sure she doesn't get dehydrated. Watch urine output, tears, drooling and energy level. If those start to flag a bit, then go get her looked at. ...Read more
8 month old baby boy passing liquidy green stools frequently and after every food having occasional fever?
Mild viral illness: Sounds like a mild "viral gastroenteritis" or stomach virus. Feed through the diarrhea and protect his bottom with diaper creams and rinsing gently (not wiping after his bowel movements). Starches like rice, cereals may help. Yogurt has friendly bacterial and may facilitate more formed stool. If he is has persistent fever, vomiting and not tolerating anything orally, have him evaluated. ...Read more
My 7 months old baby has loose stools less appetite vomiting after feed no temperature normal happy mood and lots of smelly gases?
No: Many people think that teething causes fever and diarrhea but this is not true. Typically a baby is more fussy than usual. If he has a fever you can give him tylenol (acetaminophen) eor whatever your doctor has recommended.Contact the doctor if the fever and diarrhea persists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 6 year old grand daughter has chronic constipation with pasty stools and explosive diarrhea several times a day. ?
Probably: Although not really "flu", it is most likely an enterovirus infection. It is very important to make sure he does not become dehydrated. Give him clear liquids, sips at a time if that is what he will take, and avoid milk. If you are unable to keep up with his fluid losses, please go to the ER or your doctor for assistance. ...Read more
My 1year and 10 month old baby boy vomits solids since mar 16th. He is active.No loose stools or fever. I feed him very ;less cos of fear of him vomit?
See doctor: He needs an evaluation asap if this is going on for over 4 days, . ...Read more
My four month old baby has smelly black tarry stools. She has recently started formula fully. Very fussy and crying. Any ideas?
Bleeding: Black tarry stool indicates bleeding from the intestines. The most common cause of GI bleeding in babies is milk protein intolerance. Your 4 months old just started formula which contain cow milk protein that may be causing black tarry stool. Need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dehydration: Very important to keep hydrated. Give small amounts, even tablespoonful of pedialyte every 5-10 mins. Too much at one time will make him vomit. If he can't even hold that down and he has lost more than he has taken in then he may need to go to er for IV hydration. Do not give any anti-diarrhea meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal after two month shots for baby to have tummy ache and runny stools and fever? Rectally after tylenol (acetaminophen) 99.6
No: Take baby to a pediatrician for evaluation ...Read more
Normal variation: The color of poo is derived from the waste pigment that end up in the bile, which is added to the intestines from the liver. It starts out an intense green & over time may change thru yellow to brown. The germs of the intestine convert the pigment as it transits the digestive tract. The less germ action the less color change.Loose stools are often a greenish color for this reason. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 month old baby with no appetite, loose stools, diarrhea doesnt digest food well, fussy for past week. doesnt want his bottle. What can this be?
No: The fiber might help bulk the stools a bit, but apple juice can actually make it worse. Loose poop is often normal in an 8mo child who is trying new foods, or who may have a short-lived illness. If the baby is otherwise healthy (drinking well, active, playful, & normal urine output), then it'll likely pass on its own. If it's chronic, or other symptoms, or you're worried, talk to your pediatrician ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 month old baby hasn't pooped in three days. Mostly breastfed, supplementing w formula. Not acting uncomfortable but has smelly gas?
10 month old having cough, cold and fever(37.3-37.5) for 3 days is fussy during feeding times. How can i feed him.
Clear liquids: Make sure to give him lots of clear fluids (water, Pedialyte) to keep him hydrated. You can give it with a bottle, cup or even spoon, if necessary. Don't worry too much if he isn't eating well- the important thing is the fluids. That will help with the fever and loosen his mucous as well. Use bulb and saline drops to suction his nose. Call the doctor if he's not better. ...Read more
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