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Can Constipation Cause A Fever In A Toddler
Can constipation cause a mild fever in a toddler? There are no other symptoms besides constipation and fever at 101-99
Not from my experia: I think most of my patients go thru a constipation phaze at one time or another, or it just seems so, but they don't generally run temp with it. The exception are some chronic retainers who in mid to late childhood skip the function for a week or so and end up so full & stressed that serial enemas are needed to clear them. I did have a 14 yo with 103 that resolved with enemas. ...Read more
My toddler was very constipated & we gave her a ped enema & she passed a large stool. She now has a fever of 100.8. Are the 2 related?
Unlikely: Even though a baby could get dehydrated after an aggressive enema, it is unlikely in this case because your child is well and drinking and eating normally. It is possible that she had a virus infection which might have aggravated the constipation. With or without the enema, she would have developed a fever. Should you need to give enema again, make sure she drinks lots of fluid ...Read more
Can constipation cause a fever/headache? I had some red brite spots in stool the other day, today it's gone. Should I worry about colon cancer?
Infectious: It is hard to know the exact cause but with these symptoms an infectious cause should be considered and ruled out as you may need treatment. Please seek evaluation by your primary care physician. ...Read more
Feel like my intestines andstomach to bulge. No pain no fever but, feel like vomitting time by time and caused weakness. I suffer from constipation..
Nausea stomach bloat: Constipation can cause bloating/ nausea.. How often do you go? For constipation drink -3 liters water/ gatorade / day, prune juice once a day eat greens 1 bag (12-16 oz)s day, fiber foods - sweet potatoes, avocados. Also consider food intolerances, irritable bowel, rarely mass or nerve issue like megacolon (usually gastritis gallbladder inflammation cause pain, diarrhea) f/u/ w/ GI ...Read more
10&1/2 months old, recently weaned. Can low fever and teething cause lack of urination and constipation.? Hasn't had a wet diaper in over 8 hours
MD visit required: Your child sound dehydrated, and this can lead to a more serious situation. You should bring the child to the pediatrician to rule out any additional issues. Lack of fluids is a significant issue for all children. If you are unable to reach your pediatrician, your safest bet is the pediatric er. ...Read more
What can cause nausea & fever-less lower abdom. Soreness on r. Side from under the ribs down? On & off constipation & bloating, with irregular bm too?
Good mrn docs. Had stomach pains lastnit, with a slight fever, but this mrn, I'm having a shaking chills with it also constipation. What' d cause, tnx?
Could lymphoma cause constipation, one swollen lymph node, low grade fever, severe fatigue and excessive sweating?
Diagnosis, symptoms: Symptoms alone can not be helpful to make a diagnosis of lymphoma, Physical examination to assess the size of the lymph node, tests to check the rest of the body and a biopsy of an enlarged lymph node, all put together, help us to make a diagnosis. You need to go to a doctor for examination if you are concerned about your symptoms (if these are progressively getting worse) ...Read more
Dr said intestional abscess after 101.8 fever & severe vomiting. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is done. Ct scan negative. No pain. Still severe constipation. I feel pretty good. Any ideas on cause? What to do for semi-blockag
Sounds better: On the surface, with the info you have given, you are doing quite well. If you have a continuing problem with partial intestinal obstruction this can only be dealt with face to face with the gastroenterologist and/or surgeon you are seeing. Good luck and hope this clears up soon. ...Read more
Had fever 3 days ago. Woke up 2day w/unusual sore throat and extreme dry mouth. (ive had constipation 4 a while, not sure if related) possible causes?
Not dental related: I suggest you see your primary physician. ...Read more
What causes stomach pain, high white blood count/crp/sed rate, nausea, constipation and low grade fever w/actitivity? It's officially not ibd.
Our 29 month old mild autistic child is not eating for 2 days. Vomited last nite no fever and constipated - what to do?
I'm constipated, very mild pain in upper left abdomen and left mid area excessive heartburn, no lost weight, no fever, no discoloration of stools cause?
Go see your DR: For a thorough exam. You may have stomach irritation. Otc Prilosec and antacids may work for now. Try some laxatives/ stool softeners. You may need endoscopy and colonoscopy for further workup in the future. Avoid caffeine, spicy foods, alcohol, soda to minimize heartburn. Bless you! ...Read more
Only lasted for less than 30mins. Toddler complaining headache upon waking up and vomited. No fever. Very active after 30 mins. Stll cause 4 a concern?
Probably viral: 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
Unlikely: Laxatives typically do not cause mucus in stool. It could be from another cause. ...Read more
Can toddler withholding cause vomiting and hiccups with no fever and no other symptoms. She's perfectly happy and playful during the day.?
Stool withholding in: A toddler who has toileting readiness skills can lead to chronic constipation & urinary tract infections from inability to empty her bladder completely. Stop all attempts at & discussion of training. In 2 weeks, put safe, small toys in a fishbowl on top of the fridge. When she asks what they're for, casually say, "Oh, they're for when you choose to pee-pee & poo-poo on the potty". See below. ...Read more
Son 10 chronic constipation miralax (polyethylene glycol) 5+ years Dr's always say take miralax (polyethylene glycol) need more answers what causes chronic constipation since toddler?
Needs consultation: You need to consult with a developmental pediatrician and/or pediatric gastroenterologist. Chronic stool retention/constipation is a difficult problem to manage and most often fails when the program is inconsistent. There are long term changes in your kids bowel which should respond to a disciplined treatment plan but may take a year or more to be effective. Find the best help available. ...Read more
Toddler had high white blood cell count in urine after fever of 102.5 for 5 days but no bacteria grew on culture. What could cause this?
Toddler has high WBC in urine after high fever 5 days. Culture no bacteria. Not on antibiotic until after urinalysis. Still having symptoms. Cause?
How toddler feels...:
High WBC in ua with high fever reasonably to consider UTI regardless the no positive finding of u-culture and renal ultrasound. How is toddler general well-being and growth? It this his/her first bout? How does he/she pee, emptying well?
Clinically, it's reasonable to finish a one-wk course of antibiotics and watch.
Of course, work closely with the attending doctor.
Best wishes... ...Read more
Do hemorrhoids in toddler cause purple color around the rectum with some inflammation? Can this cause bleeding. He is often constipated.
Constipation: Hemorrhoids are extremely rare in a toddler. The purple color is likely congestion as a result of constipation. Constipation will cause the color, bleeding and pain with stools. If there is a very red color with a distinct border surrounding the anus, that is usually due to streptococcus and is very painful. ...Read more
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