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Green Stool In Formula Fed Infants
Normal.: If there are no other symptoms, any shade of green, yellow or brown is normal for a baby's stool. ...Read more
Green stools: Stool color in infants can vary depending on their diet, especially of consuming pureed foods such as green vegetables. Green stools are also common when an infant has upper respiratory congestion that is being swallowed and passed in the stool. Stool colors that would be concerning are white (Acolic), red (with blood) or black (digested blood). Fortunately, these are rare occurrences. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bile: 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 consistency. Some digested material will take on a darker tint than others & the germs in the gut will also impact the final product. I'd ignore the whole issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have 10 months baby whenever eats somthing it doesn't digest it ad he does green stool his stool tests also says bacteria flora present and epithelia?
Can be normal: There are foods that babies do not digest fully- corn is one. Raisins and carrots also tend to come out undigested. I am not clear about the test results. ..Bacteria flora can be normal bacteria that belong in the gut or bacterial overgrowth that isn't normal. Probiotics can be helpful. Pay attention to diet. Dairy can be very aggravating to children's intestines.. A GI specialist may be helpful. ...Read more
My baby is 4 months 3weeks old. Last day i gave her about 3spoon of lentils soup and she is 95% breastfeeding n rearly bottle feeding. Today she did dark green stool and seems like mucus in it n runny also? Isherwood did 2 times iinbetween 5 hours. Is i
Infant feeding: Lentil is an excellent source of fiber and nutritious as well. It is harder to digest especially by a 4 mo. Current thinking is to start solid foods that are nutritious and easy to digest. Cereal is not necessarily the first food to give now. It has been found that meat and /or vegetables are good to start with especially when baby is breastfed. The lentil caused the way her stools came out. ...Read more
My baby is 4th month and developed some red rash behind ear (like infection), around penis and few of them over the face. Also passing green stool?
Baby rash/ stool: Has there been a change in diet , usually at 4 months one begins foods. Is the baby on formula or breast milk and if on breast milk have you changed your diet? Could be eczema. diet Fever? First and foremost check with doc that it is not strep or impetigo that needs antibiotics could also be prickly heat or fungus (could try desitin/ zinc oxide cream . F/u w/ doc today since change in stool ...Read more
Since i started pumping to store breast milk my 6 wk old EBF baby's stool is green and slimy. Is this normal?. It used to be yellow and seedy before.
Stool color: newborn stool color will often change color. Yellow and seedy is common in the first few weeks after birth (after the first days of meconium). Color can change from yellow to green to brown and various shades in between. The stool at this age should not be red, white, black, or hard. Make sure you're storing your milk correctly. other ?'s, consult with your pediatrician or via healthtap concierge. ...Read more
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