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Black In Baby Stool
Any : Any long term change in your stooling habits should be brought to the attention of your doctor since it can indicate an underlying disorder. Think about the color, consistency and frequency of you stools and how long you have noticed this problem. Your doctor will take a thorough history and exam and possibly do testing on your stool if the information you give suggests it may be beneficial. Good luck! ...Read more
Healthy Baby: Is your baby growing? Pleasant? Appear to be sick in any way? Is your baby's doctor concerned in any way? If not, then what brings you to health tap with this question? Baby's make a lot of stool. ...Read more
PH is >7; this is nl: An alkaline reaction means that the chemical strip in the "baby stool test" has registered a pH above 7. There are 2 types of solutions: acid (pH < 7) & alkaline (pH>7). Normally, the glands in the intestines release mucus & bicarbonate (NaHCO3) to neutralize stomach acid & the lubricate the colon, which makes the stool alkaline. If your baby has colitis (infection), stool would be prolific acidic ...Read more
Suggests infection: Fecal leukocytes are not normally present in stool in healthy individuals, and if 6-10 is considered moderately elevated and suggest inflammation from infection, usually a bacterial infection such as Salmonella or Shigella or potentially Ameba. Viruses or allergy cause less reaction. Leukocytes in stool can also be associated with inflammatory bowel disease, but this is unlikely in an infant. ...Read more
During severe diarhea sudocream (rash cream) applied doesnt stay and rash gets exposed to baby stool and gets worse.What could be applied on top of it?
My 4 months old baby stool color is grey. What are the reasons for grey color of stool and treatments. He is bottel feeding?
My Baby stool is diagnosed with ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA CYST in his month 4, now in his 6 month we see blood in his stool, what should we do?
See your doctor: Back for a checkup and stool specimen if the bleeding continues a day or two. ...Read more
Histolytica cyst and trophozoite seen in my 1y 1m baby stool analysis , please advice me what it means and what is the treatment, thank u in advance?
See your Dr.,,: You need to see your doctor for your baby's treatment. You may need treatment also as this is in water and soil, as well as food. The treatment is Metronidazole or nitroimidazole for simple intestinal infection. It's very important to get treated soon to avoid possible serious complications. Good luck. ...Read more
My baby stool is hard. She cries too much during the day, maybe she has colic or because she is constipated, she wakes up a lot at night, im really exhausted and I don't know what to do :(?
Baby problem & Mom 2: This is a very troublesome problem that many parents face. It is very important to talk with the babies doctor asap and get checked so as you can tell him how many problems the baby is having. The problems often have good treatments which can help quickly. You must get some rest so you can take care of your self and your baby. If you are getting depressed you should immediately get help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eating beets change breastmilk color?is it safe during breastfeeding?will baby stool color change if i ate beets during breastfeeding?
5months old baby having green,froathy stool 4times aday,exclusive breast feed,is this normal,when will my baby stool pattern comes normal?
My 4 month baby stool color is grey and he is bottle feeding and test report showing candida yeast. Please suggest treatment & what are the reasons ?
How fed ????: A breast fed infant may stool a bit every feeding or an overflow diaper once a week. If it is soft it is not constipation. If formula fed, the pattern is more likely to be a few daily or at least every other day. If stools are soft & baby feeds well & plays, there is no reason to be concerned. If a poor feeder & not wetting diapers at least every 6 hours, i would have her checked. ...Read more
Normal: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris.It starts out a deep green & slowly changes thru greens to yellows to browns as the germs in the intestines metabolize the bile.Green generally means the stool in question moved through faster or was subject to less change by gut germs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Common germ in poo: E.coli is a common stool germ. Its presence in the poo is expected. There are pathogenic (bad) strains of E.coli but this would be reported separately. ...Read more
Is it normal for a 3 mth old infant to hold his stools inside while he sleeps and only pass motion when he wakes up after 8-10 hrs?
Yes: This is fine and totally harmless.Get a more detailed answer ›