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Baby stool I am 28 and my stool looks like baby stool. Its been this way for a while now

Baby stool I am 28 and my stool looks like baby stool. Its been this way for a while now

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

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Its normal that my 7mth old baby stool 4 times a day?

Its normal that my 7mth old baby stool 4 times a day?

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

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When u see white spots in baby stool what do that means?

When u see white spots in baby stool what do that means?

White spots: White spots in baby's stool may be due to medication, curdled milk or possibly lack of bile as long as your baby is feeding well and gaining weight i would not be concerned. ...Read more

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My baby stool test say it's alkaline reaction what does it mean?

My baby stool test say it's alkaline reaction what does it mean?

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

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My 4 month's baby stool test report having pus cells 6-10. Is it abnormal??

My 4 month's baby stool test report having pus cells 6-10. Is it abnormal??

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

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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?

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?

See answer: Good protective creams contain petrolatum, zinc oxide, or both (examples include Vaseline [white petrolatum], Desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) Triple Paste, A&D Ointment, and Balmex) ...Read more

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How long does baby stool frequency associated with hirschsprung disease last?

How long does baby stool frequency associated with hirschsprung disease last?

Depends: It would depend on timing of definitive corrective surgery, antibiotic usage and resumption of normal diet. ...Read more

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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 4 months old baby stool color is grey. What are the reasons for grey color of stool and treatments. He is bottel feeding?

?normal: This could be normal. White stools could signify liver disease. I would observe for a few days. Check with your dr. If persists. ...Read more

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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?

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

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My 4 month baby stool test result shown Pus cell 5-10/H.P.F and RBC 1-2/H.P.F.Do I need to worry and probiotic can be cure? Is that serious condition?

My 4 month baby stool test result shown Pus cell 5-10/H.P.F and RBC 1-2/H.P.F.Do I need to worry and probiotic can be cure? Is that serious condition?

Is baby sick: It depends on why the stool test was done and how the baby is. In general, pus (WBC cells), also known as fecal leukocytes are an indication of infection. Is the baby having diarrhea or bloody stools? If so, a stool culture is usually indicated and what bugs are found determine if antibiotics are needed. Certain bugs dont need treatment. Generally NO, probiotics wont treat infection. ...Read more

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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 :(?

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 more

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Eating beets change breastmilk color?is it safe during breastfeeding?will baby stool color change if i ate beets during breastfeeding?

Eating beets change breastmilk color?is it safe during breastfeeding?will baby stool color change if i ate beets during breastfeeding?

Safe: Excellent nutrition and may increase milk production. They will not cause your breast milk to change colour or change the colour of your baby's stool. All the best. ...Read more

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5months old baby having green,froathy stool 4times aday,exclusive breast feed,is this normal,when will my baby stool pattern comes normal?

5months old baby having green,froathy stool  4times aday,exclusive breast feed,is this normal,when will my baby stool pattern comes normal?

Loose green stoolnor: Most of breastfed babies have loose green stool , the stool become normal when you weane him from breast feeding and he takes formula and solid foods . ...Read more

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How many times per day should infant pass stool?

How many times per day should infant pass stool?

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

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Should i be worried about a green and seedy mucous stool in an infant?

Should i be worried about a green and seedy mucous stool in an infant?

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 more

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What does it mean if it says "esch coli isolated" in an infant's stool culture report?

What does it mean if it says "esch coli isolated" in an infant's stool culture report?

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

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My infant always has watery stools it comes and goes what could be the problem ?

My infant always has watery stools it comes and goes what could be the problem ?

Watery stools: We could use more information on what you are feeding your infant. If he is breast fed watery stools may be normal, otherwise watery stools usually indicate a viral gastroenteritis and he should be placed on a bland diet. ...Read more

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My exclusively breastfeed babies stool has mintgreen things and its armygreen in colour & runny, what could be the problem & how do I solve it.?

My exclusively  breastfeed babies stool has mintgreen things and its armygreen in colour & runny, what could be the problem & how do I solve it.?

Baby stool: It is probably normal if the baby is exclusively breast fed. There was some tarry greenish stool in the colon during pregnancy, and it slowly comes out over the first few weeks, which is probably what accounts for the greenish color. The consistency of normal baby stool varies from very, soft, wet mushy (usually sweet smelling) stools to firm. Unless the stools are very watery, don't be concerned. ...Read more

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12 weeks infant with mucous blood tinged stool?

12 weeks infant with mucous blood tinged stool?

Blood in stool: If your baby has not been checked by your pediatrician, please do so asap. If formula-fed, the most common cause is cow's milk allergy (regular formulas are cow-milk-based).
Another cause could be bacterial infection. Some constipated babies can develop anal fissures. ...Read more

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What can cause bloody stools in babies? (11 months old)

What can cause bloody stools in babies? (11 months old)

Bloody stools: In 11 months old more commonly due to constipation. Some have anal fissures . If grose blood with abdominal distention, tenderness, fever , irritability, not eating or poor appetite, you need to take your baby to the emergency room or his pediatrician to rule out any surgical abdomen/ obstruction! ...Read more

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Is infant teething accompanied with seedy stool and rash?

no: Teething may accompany a rash and/or stool irregularity, but teething doesn't cause these problems. ...Read more

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Is it fine if an infant passes loose stool 3-4 times a day or sometimes more than that?

Is it fine if an infant passes loose stool 3-4 times a day or sometimes more than that?

Loose stool: It is fine if the stool is not watery but just loose. Younger babies can have a bowel movement each time they eat. As long as the baby is urinating and not having any other symptoms, this is probably normal. ...Read more

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What are the stool's characteristics of a 3month old infant who is on a 100% milk formula feeding?

What are the  stool's characteristics of  a 3month old infant who is on a 100% milk formula feeding?

Varies some: Most develop regular stooling at a frequency of 1 or more daily.Color varies through shades of green to yellow to brown. ...Read more

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What are some reasons for an infant to have mucousy stool? He's 3 1/2 months old and i've only noticed it once so far, but its making me nervous!

What are some reasons for an infant to have mucousy stool? He's 3 1/2 months old and i've only noticed it once so far, but its making me nervous!

Depends: Once only may be of little or no consequence, particularly if there are no other symptoms. If it becomes a repeated observation, get it checked out. ...Read more

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Are mucousy or bloody stools in an infant associated with hirschsprung's disease?

Are mucousy or bloody stools in an infant associated with hirschsprung's disease?

Bloody stools: In an infant should absolutely be evaluated by your pediatrician asap. Hirschsprung's not a big one for bloody stools. Don't do online searches at your baby's expense. See your pediatrician. ...Read more