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What Happens When You Have Green Poop As A Four Year Old
What does it mean when you have a lot of blood come out in your stool? I am a 38 yr old male this is becoming a reaccuring thing about once or twice a month I do smoke and drink.
The : The most common causes for blood in the stool are external or internal hemorrhoids, fissures, cancer, infection in the colon, and abnormal blood vessels. As you see there are many causes. You will need an examination/testing by a medical professional in order to uncover the reasons for your symptoms. Also anemia needs to be ruled out. All the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My one year old had purple poop for the first time ever. She had bananas and oat meal for breakfast. What could this mean? Thank you
Yes: It has no particular meaning.It is normal. ...Read more
Normal variation: The main agent adding color to the poo is the material made by the liver called bile. It starts out a dark green and goes thru the yellows to brown depending on the influences of various factors in the intestines. Rapid transit thru the system, as may occur with diarrhea or breast feeding may have a greenish yellow or yellow appearance. The slower, more likely browner. ...Read more
My 3 month old baby occationally has slice of blood in her poo. It happens once per week. Do you know what it is and what I should do? Thanks.
.: If stool has streak of blood and stool appears hard too, it may be fissure - small tear of mucosa in the anal passage. Give 2 oz prune juice or water to soften stool. If more blood or blood with soft stool see doctor. ...Read more
I have a 1 month old baby she has not poop in two days. Im breastfeeding by the way. Is it normal or what should I do?
I have a newborn who is throwing up a lot. How much is too much? When should I consider going to hospital? She is a female and is three weeks old
You : You should contact you pediatrician as soon as possible, first to make sure she is not dehydrated and second to make sure she does not have a GI problem that needs addressing. This may only be a case of "spitting up" after a feeding but it requires immediate evaluation by her physician. ...Read more
I have had loose stools every morning for as long as I can remember. I am a 32 year old woman. Is this ok?
Loose stool: Consider evaluation for food intolerances gluten, milk soy,( can avoid these food for a week and see what happens) or pancreatic insufficiency ( do you get frequent bronchitis - may be a form of cystic fibrosis) or H pylori gastritis which ca nbe diagnosed via blood test of breath test. Would also check thyroid f/u /w/ doc ...Read more
I am a healthy 71 year old male I notice in the past few years, when I get a cut it takes twice as long to heal as it used to. Is this an age thing?
Possible: It is possibly related to age but is also influenced by nutritional status as well as other conditions such as cardiovascular health and diabetes to name a few. It is probably reasonable to see a physician for a history and physical if you have not done so in the past 5 years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a question my baby is only eating about 31oz.Of miak each day and she is eight months old what should or shall I do ?
Pediatrician: Your babies' pediatrician can track weight and development and help you with a plan for a healthy child. ...Read more
I'm a 50 year old female and am having a lot of runny and mucusy stools. It doesn't seem to matter what I eat. What could be the problem?
Need checkup: You should see your doctor to have a full checkup - i would recommend basic blood test, stool studies and other tests such as colonoscopy if needed. Even if you did not have any symptoms we recommend colonoscopy at age 50 anyway. In terms of broad categories it could be an infectious or malabsorption process. More history is needed in terms of your diet and lifestyle patterns, recent travel etc.. ...Read more
My baby is 7 months old she has a cough that at times she gags. I know cough medicine is not recomended when should I see a dr? Or what can I do 4 her
I have an 8 month old baby that breaks out in a rash every time he eats. Anyone know why that may be.?
May be food allergy: It's probably a good idea to talk with your pediatrician about this. Your baby might have a food allergy. It could be related to the type of milk he is drinking or it could be specific foods. Occasionally doing some limited food allergy testing may be helpful to determine the cause if a food elimination diet trial (or change in milk if he is on formula) does not solve the problem. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
13 year old male always having to use restroom after eating a meal within a hour time span. Normally feels like diahrria. What can be done about this issue
Hello. : Hello. The 13 year old male could probably benefit from being evaluated. His gastro-colic reflex may be strong. However, he may also have a rapid transit time for feces moving through his colon. Normally, fluids are reasborbed as the feces goes through the large intestine. However, if it is propelled too quickly though the colon, the fluid is not adequately reabsorbed resuling in diarrhea. It is worth getting checked out. ...Read more
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