Top
10
Doctor insights on: Causes Of Mucus In Baby Stool

Share
1

1
Can the flu vaccine booster cause mucus in my baby's stool?

Can the flu vaccine booster cause mucus in my baby's stool?

Unlikely : There is no correlation between the injection of the flu vaccine and the content of the stool. ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


2

2
Mucus in infant stool.....what can cause it besides allergy? Baby is on amino acid formula

Mucus in infant stool.....what can cause it besides allergy? Baby is on amino acid formula

Poor Digestion: For infants mucus in the stool suggest poor digestion. Depending on when you changed the formula the mucus in the still may still be there. Mucus without blood may not be a problem. Discuss this with your doctor if it persist. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
My one year old baby is stooling and has mucus in it.?

My one year old baby is stooling and has mucus in it.?

Can be normal: Mucus in the stool can be a normal variant of healthy stool. Many infections can cause mucus as well but this is usually accompanied by diarrhea. If you notice that the mucus is continuous or it is associated with blood then take your baby to their primary care provider for evaluation. ...Read more

4

4
My 1 year old baby has some mucus and blood in her stool. What can this be?

My 1 year old baby has some mucus and blood in her stool.  What can this be?

RECTAL BLEEDING: Rectal bleeding among the very young can be anal fissure, polyp, meckels diverticulum or infectious colitis. If persistent, get a GI spicialist. There are other causes not mentioned depending on examination. ...Read more

5

5
My 2 years old baby having black mucus stool?

My 2 years old baby  having black  mucus stool?

Not normal: Black stools are not normal. While rarely a dietary cause may be found, most often black stools signify blood in the stools, blood that is coming from a little bit higher up in the GI tract. I would see your doctor soon to first check out if it is blood, and if so, find out why the child has this. ...Read more

6

6
How do you treat a six-month-old baby with mucus and e. Coli in his stool?

How do you treat a six-month-old baby with mucus and e. Coli in his stool?

May be normal: E coli is normal in feces (how do you know the baby has e coli?) small amounts of mucus are also normal. If the baby has diarrhea, please consult your pediatrician. ...Read more

7

7
What to do if I have a 5 month old baby passing greenish liquid stool with mucus?

What to do if I have a 5 month old baby passing greenish liquid stool with mucus?

Stool changes: Change in the color, consistency or frequency of stools in a child is cause for concern. The most common causes of diarrhea are viral infections, but bacterial & parasitic infections should also be considered. Occassionally, food intolerance will produce abnormal stools. Maintaining hydration, avoiding juices, and using BRAT diet should help. See you doctor for prolonged symptoms or if bloody ...Read more

9

9
Baby strains to poo.. but there isn't any stool that comes out. Just mucus. Why does this happen?

Baby strains to poo.. but there isn't any stool that comes out. Just mucus. Why does this happen?

Constipation: It is possible your baby is constipated. This is a very common thing that affects babies especially those on formula that contains iron. You can discuss with your doctor different home remedies including prune juice, suppositories, etc that are appropriate for your baby. ...Read more

10

10
My baby girl is 2 weeks old and seems to strain when passing a stool, there is also slight pinkish mucus too. What could this be?

My baby girl is 2 weeks old and seems to strain when passing a stool, there is also slight  pinkish mucus  too. What could this be?

Need more info: If her stool is large or hard it could cause irritation or bleeding, if she is formula fed perhaps milk allergy or sensitivity, or if breast fed again milk allergy or other food sensitivity, this should be discussed with ur dr, bring a diaper to shpw. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more