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2 mo old baby passes lots smelly farts. Poop mustard yellow, smelly. Sometimes in pain. Formula and breast fed. Tried ovol, gripe, massage. Concern?

2 mo old baby passes lots smelly farts. Poop mustard yellow, smelly. Sometimes in pain. Formula and breast fed. Tried ovol, gripe, massage. Concern?

Baby poop: What you are describing all sounds very normal. The poop is a reflection of the bacteria in the baby's gut as well as your diet (as you are sometimes breast feeding). Babies often cry when trying to have bowel movements - it's a new thing for them and they have to learn how to relax a sphincter and at the same time are bearing down to push the stool out - they get frustrated/cry - it gets better ...Read more

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4wk old /c bright green mucuousy pooh, about a tbsp. Breastfeed, normally have mustard yellow stool. No temp , baby feeding well. Concern?

4wk old /c bright green mucuousy pooh, about a tbsp. Breastfeed, normally have mustard yellow stool. No temp , baby feeding well. Concern?

Infant stool: This is of no concern unless it remains green and has foul odor or has blood in it. Infants can have 1-14 stools/day. They are generally loose and yellow ( like gulden's mustard or bird seed). Green reflects level of bile absorption. ...Read more

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What does mucusy green stool means in 4 months old baby?

What does mucusy green stool means in 4 months old baby?

Nothing special: The greenish color in stool is the breakdown product of the bile when it has not been in the gut long enough to go through a change to yellowish or brown. It is normal as is the loose or mucousy consistency. The germs in the gut will also impact the final product. I'd just monitor the issue and discuss your concerns with the doc at the next regular visit. ...Read more

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4months old baby passing stool in green colour and foam like consistency,4times aday .Is it normal?

4months old baby passing stool in green colour and foam  like consistency,4times aday .Is it normal?

Stools in 4mo old: Green stools in a 4 mo old, 4 times a day can be pretty normal. Especially if you are starting to introduce new foods or if the baby is on medication. The consistency can change too from pasty to more formed (like adults-they can smell just as bad too). Beware though! If you see blood in the stools see your child's pediatrician. ...Read more

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My baby's stool is greenish semi solid?

My baby's stool is greenish semi solid?

Stool color: stool color varies with food. It's normal variation. To answer you better please give age of baby, whether breast feeding or formula. ...Read more

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8 month old baby boy passing liquidy green stools frequently and after every food having occasional fever?

8 month old baby boy passing liquidy green stools frequently and after every food having occasional fever?

Mild viral illness: Sounds like a mild "viral gastroenteritis" or stomach virus. Feed through the diarrhea and protect his bottom with diaper creams and rinsing gently (not wiping after his bowel movements). Starches like rice, cereals may help. Yogurt has friendly bacterial and may facilitate more formed stool. If he is has persistent fever, vomiting and not tolerating anything orally, have him evaluated. ...Read more

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My 4 months breastfed baby has greenish poo with mucus. Please advice.?

My 4 months breastfed baby has greenish poo with mucus. Please advice.?

It's ok: Exclusively breast fed babies can have stools that go from yellow and runny to green in color depending on what they are eating. The iron in vitamins or cereal will change the color of the stool. Black and tar like stools or frankly bloody stools are of concern. ...Read more

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3m old girl has gas with dark grey/green stool with smelly urine that smells like poo. Prolonged jaundice at birth, abnormal LFT at 8 weeks.

3m old girl has gas with dark grey/green stool with smelly urine that smells like poo. Prolonged jaundice at birth, abnormal LFT at 8 weeks.

Mgt: I would suggest that they ask their pediatrician for the results of her newborn screening tests. The tests screen for a number of conditions. There may be several causes and among these include hepatitis, alpha one antitrypsin deficiency, hypothyroidism. ...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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Formula fed baby spitting up clear fluid?

Formula fed baby spitting up clear fluid?

Not a problem: If it is happy and healthy and growing. Does it have a bit of a cold?? ...Read more

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Yellowish brown stools to greenish stools now?

Yellowish brown stools to greenish stools now?

Now has green stool: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. Consider what you ate in the last few days, but if greenish color is unusual for you & persists or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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My 6 month old baby passing greenish yellow stools.Any reason for that?

My 6 month old baby passing greenish yellow stools.Any reason for that?

Normal variation: The color of poo is derived from the waste pigment that end up in the bile, which is added to the intestines from the liver. It starts out an intense green & over time may change thru yellow to brown. The germs of the intestine convert the pigment as it transits the digestive tract. The less germ action the less color change.Loose stools are often a greenish color for this reason. ...Read more

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3 months old baby with green pooping?

3 months old baby with green pooping?

Normal variation: The main agent adding color to the poo is the material made by the liver called bile. It starts out a dark green and goes thru the yellows to brown depending on the influences of various factors in the intestines. Rapid transit thru the system, as may occur with diarrhea or breast feeding may have a greenish yellow or yellow appearance. The slower, more likely browner. ...Read more

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Is green poop normal in a breastfed newborn?

Is green poop normal in a breastfed newborn?

Green is OK: Poo can run the color spectrum from very dark green thru lighter greens to yellows then brown.It all depends on the action of gut germs that convert the very dark bile to lighter shades over time. Geen = less time in the system. ...Read more

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