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Diarrhea In Babies 9 Months Old
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Snoring can: Be normal unless your baby is having sleep apnea from enlarged tonsils and adenoids, then they would need to be taken out by ent.We all do snore to a certain degree. It can be very annoying, unhealthy, disrupting .A lot of people suffer from it but, without any respiratory issues. If concerned , please consult with your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My 7 months old baby has loose stools less appetite vomiting after feed no temperature normal happy mood and lots of smelly gases?
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
Six week old exclusively breastfed baby with insanely smelly gas, not appearing in pain, bm every few days. Normal?
Food in infant: After 4 months of age it is safe to introduce all foods into an infant diet, but their are caveats. Only 1-2 new foods per week, and slowly at that to ensure no adverse reactions. Breast feeding is still recommended as 1st for first 4-6 months. If the child has eczema, there is a higher rate of food hypersensitivity. If unsure, speak with an allergist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
13 month old son has been constipated since birth. Taking miralax (polyethylene glycol). Stools are soft but hard to pass. He screams in pain, cries & grunts when pooping.
Needs specialist: If the stools are soft and your son is still crying in pain with bowel movements, a referral to a pediatric gastroenterologist (specialist in stomach and bowel problems) is in order. It is possible that there is an anatomical problem which is interfering with normal stooling. Ask your primary doctor if a referral is needed. ...Read more
6 month old baby hasn't pooped in three days. Mostly breastfed, supplementing w formula. Not acting uncomfortable but has smelly gas?
Reflux: As long as the baby holds down most of the feedings, you simply need to sit him/her up in a carseat after feeds for 20 minutes to allow better emptying. If that is not helpful, see a Peds GI doc and get this looked at. ...Read more
Gum?: It's not uncommon for stools to undergo changes, from mustard, to "pudding" to thick peanut butter. I'm not sure what you mean by "gum", but stools can thicken up somewhat over this time. Sometimes there can be mucous and some temporary changes with viral illnesses or other factors. If the stools are truly irregular, bring one in to have it looked at. ...Read more
Yes, but...: In a healthy 9-month-old no food, including tuna, needs to be delayed to reduce allergies (in fact, feeding may reduce allergies). Great omega-3s in tuna, but watch out for accumulating mercury, especially during first 3 years. Wild salmon is a better first fish. If choose tuna: small, infrequent portions. And 'light' tuna better than 'white'. Some brands have lower mercury (smaller fish) options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2.5 month old baby used to poop 3/4 time per day, hasn't pooped in 2 days, bottle fed breast milk only and is extremely fussy, gassy, and pulling legs?
Colic: baby is breast fed but he is exposed to the foods you eat many foods like nuts chocolate or sometimes even milk that you ingests exposes him to it and it is absorbed in a complete molecule.and cause changes in the bowel pattern and gas and discomfort try eliminating these products and reintroduce them one at a time and keep a diary to see what is causing it ...Read more
My 6 month old formula fed has had Brown slime in stool for 3 days no fever or behavioral changes?
Gastrocolic reflex: 1) the gastrocolic reflex, one of the physiological reflexes controlling motility of the gastrointestinal tract, works when food stretches the stomach to ?motility of the colon. The urge to poop after a meal feels like a stomach-ache to some kids. 2) gas trapped behind stool distends the intestine, causing pain. Ppi's & some foods can ?gas. Tell his pediatric gastroenterologist your concerns. ...Read more
Can breastfeeding mask malabsorption issues. My seventeen month old child's poop has lots of undigested food in it also hasn't gained weight in months?
Can't tell for sure: but this is a serious issue which should be evaluated by your pediatrician because malnutrition may permanently impact your child's life. It does sound like that he has a digestive disorder. ...Read more
Why mucous in infant stools sometimes accompanied by tiny blood strains. My baby is almost 5 months old . We have switched to goat milk one month ago.
My 5 month old breast fed daughter consistently has liquid bowel movements, she's gaining weight well, are liquid poops distinct from diarrhea?
May not be diarrhea: If a baby is eating, behaving, and growing fine... But has loose poops that can squirt out of her butt, she may be normal, especially if breastfed. Some breastfed babies have loose stools (a bit looser than spaghetti sauce). If she pushes her poop out, it will come out somewhat liquid. If she is very gassy, has smelly poop, or is not growing well, a doctor should evaluate for digestive problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
17 month old toddler boy. 5-10 frequent bowel movements past 2-3 weeks. Ranges from diarrhea to solid. Tried probiotic for kids no better. ?
Toddlers diarrhea: Your child has whats known as toddlers diarrhea. It may be caused from drinking juice. Juices contain fructose or sorbitol which are sugars that cause diarrhea in toddlers. Also some of the dyes added to fruit juices may also cause problems. To help you determine where the problem is use a diet diary. ...Read more
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