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Does Cerelac Cause Baby Diarrhea
Yes: Yes, but it may not improve things greatly. Most feeding experts recommend solids between 4-7 mos. If you have started solids, rice cereal may slow down the GI tract. However, it may not. Consider using probiotics (get them from your pharmacist). If you child shows signs of dehydration or this goes on beyond 2 weeks, then have your child evaluated. ...Read more
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
Dehydration: When there are signs of dehydration or blood in the stool, it is a sign of concern. The signs of dehydration include not peeing or having wet diapers for 7-8 hours. Oral rehydration with an electrolyte solution like Pedialyte is important. If the infant doesn’t tolerate it, they should be seen in an ER for IV hydration. ...Read more
Depends on what: Your definition of diarrhea is and how old your baby is. Babies dehydrate very quickly and you do not want to wait. It is best to call your pediatrician immediately for guidance. In the meantime, offer your baby soy milk protein, lactose free formula or isomil df to help with the diarrhea ...Read more
Virus/food reaction: The most common factor (with fever) will be an enterovirus (gut virus).Babies who consume foods their system is allergic or intolerant to will also produce diarrhea. Making sure the baby takes in enough liquids to support normal urine output is the main goal in treatment. ...Read more
Bloody bowel movements are never a normal event.
The color of the blood sometimes gives you clues from where the blood comes from, the brighter the closer to the rectum and colon, the darker the higher in the g.I tract. It can be anything from a fissure in the anal opening due to hard stools, an infection, if your child has been in antibiotics, an allergy to milk, to bowel problems. Dr asap. ...Read more
Baby diarrhea 2w ago & now vomiting. Doc said viral but husband & I didn't get sick & I have a weak immune system. She ate oatmeal both times. Allerg?
Possible: Viral infection usually does not last for more than a week. Your hunch may well be right and the lst thing you should consider would be to keep him off oatmeal (and milk added to the oatmeal). See an allergist if problem persists and be sure to keep the baby hydrated well. (liquid with electrolytes). ...Read more
Could tissue salts (for teething) give a baby diarrhea? Baby has had lots of bowel movements for 3 days prior but as of today diarrhea and tummy pain.
Yes: I would not recommend these types of homeopathic treatments for babies. They are not studied in children and can have side effects. There is very little scientific evidence that they have the benefits they claim and they are not regulated by the FDA (or similar agencies). For teething, use a teething ring, frozen wet cloth to chew on, or Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. ...Read more
DIARRHEA: Infants with lbm, depending on age, below 3 months give pedialyte, rice water and soy milk. Below 1 year, aside from the above give the brat diet (banana, rice, apple, tea) no juice. You can also give jello, sprite, 7up. There is a diet instruction you can get from the clinic. ...Read more
I breastfed for 6 wks, then soy formula until he was 3 months. Now he is on reg infant formula and has diarrhea. Is he ok? Was it bad to switch?
Ok relative to what?: If the diarrhea is not a big volume its unlikely to hurt baby. Are things like juices or foods really to blame for the runs instead? While your child may not have a true cow milk allergy or intolerance, something in the product may not agree with him. Soy is an adequate formula for the first yr so unless u are cool with the runs, i'd go back to soy. ...Read more
My babies burp smell like rotten egg he is vomitting and has diarrhea but he has no fever and he is only 6 months old?
GASTROENTERITIS...: Give him sips of pedialyte for each diarrhea and vomiting. Continue, if breast feeding, if on formula, make it 2/3rd diluted, extra fluid, rice cereal, some yogurt, don't force solid food. Make sure he pees at least 4-6 times/day. If any worsening, check with his pediatrician. ...Read more
My 14-month-old son has been vomiting the same time at least once a day for the past 18 days. No diarrhea or other symptoms. Had reflux as an infant.
Once a day is odd: If still smiling, make a routine apt with your board certified pediatrician. ...Read more
Could this be giardia? Fatigue, diarrhea, some nausea, no appetite, x 2 weeks. O&p negative. Could I still have giardia? I have an infant in diapers.
Why does diarrhea in infant/toddler make their skin red and sore? It seems to make their skin raw no matter how much diaper/Vaseline I use.
Infant 5 days post-op pyloromyotomy. Normal eating now. Has had yellow, pure liquid, diarrhea for 4 days. No solid stools. Is this normal?
My family got sick around the same time with vomiting, fever/chills and diarrhea. My 6 month old infant was fine, is it viral or food poisoning.
Infant has explosive diarrhea and vomiting for 6 days. Food intake is a lot less than usual. No fever. Possbile dairy allergy. Has lost a pound in 2 days?
Not hopeless: You could have a problem absorbing food. Avoiding lactose and gluten might help. Also avoid alcohol, tobacco products, and processed food. Read kelly mcgonigal's the will power instinct to learn to mange stress skillfully and make healthy life style changes. Healthy fresh vegetables, fruit, high quality protein, good fats, and starches, a good night sleep, and exercise aerobic and resistive helps. ...Read more
My baby girl is two and her boo boo is always like diarrhea and gritty. What's the cause of this?
Yes: Eating a lot of fruits and veggies (especially if combined with juices) can cause toddler's diarrhea. ...Read more
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