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How frequently should my infant go to the bathroom?

How frequently should my infant go to the bathroom?

4-6 hr minimum: Babies usually urinate every 2-4 hours, and may have a bowel movement every feeding. If you are concerned that your child is not getting enough to eat, this is a good guideline to follow. Bottle fed and breast fed infants have different stool patterns and consistencies;. ...Read more

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How many times will my baby go to the bathroom each day?

How many times will my baby go to the bathroom each day?

5-8: Starting around 4 days old babies should have about 5-8 wet diapers a day. Poop is another story. Some breastfeed babies stool after every feed which can be 8 times a day, some breastfed babies stool once every 5 days. As long as the stools are soft, both are fine. Formula fed babies tend to stool 2-5 times a day. When you start solids infants start stooling a little less often. ...Read more

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I had my baby 3 months ago and 3 different times since then I've had a brownish discharge in my underwear when I go to the bathroom. No smell/pain ?

I had my baby 3 months ago and 3 different times since then I've had a brownish discharge in my underwear when I go to the bathroom. No smell/pain ?

Keeping a diary? : It's not likely you're having a problem, but you may want to keep a diary, recording timing, nature & any associated features of your symptoms. Get checked if to you they are problematic. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How many times a day is going to the bathroom too much for female?

How many times a day is going to the bathroom too much for female?

Input equals output: What you drink should equal what you urinate. If you are urinating every hour or more, it stings, you feel an urgency to go and/or it smells different-see your physician for possible bladder infection. ...Read more

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How's many times a day should I be using the bathroom as in pooping, and can that be one of the reasons why i'm so bloated?

How's many times a day should I be using the bathroom as in pooping, and  can that be one of the reasons why i'm so bloated?

Constipation: The normal bowel frequency in general is from 3 times a day to 3 times a week. When one has difficulty with either each movement or frequency, it is a condition most would define as constipation. Here is more info about what you can do: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/constipation-89998601. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been going to the bathroom to urinate about 10-13 times a day. Is that considered frequent urination?

What to do if I have been going to the bathroom to urinate about 10-13 times a day. Is that considered frequent urination?

Frequent urination: From your description, you do have frequent urination (f). To find out the possible causes of your problem, go to this link for a detailed description: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003140.Htm you should also see a physician to start to get a handle on what you have f and a treatment plant to treat ANS resolve it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What would the blood look like from an anal abrasion from wiping too much as a result of going to the bathroom 3 times a day? Will the skin heal?

What would the blood look like from an anal abrasion from wiping too  much as a result of going to the bathroom 3 times a day? Will the skin  heal?

Rectal Bleeding: The color of blood in the stool often depends on the location of the bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract. Generally, the closer the bleeding site is to the anus, the brighter red the blood will be. Thus, bleeding from the anus, rectum, and the sigmoid colon tends to be bright red, whereas bleeding from the transverse colon and the right colon tends to be dark red or maroon-colored. ...Read more

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I just have 3 days taken bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 2 times a day and I still going to the bathroom like 6 times in those 3 days what can I do please?

I just have 3 days taken bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 2 times a day and I still going to the bathroom like 6 times in those 3 days what can I do please?

Not getting better?: You should call your doctor and let them know. Sometimes, the bacteria that cause bladder infections can be resistant to the antibiotics doctors give. We like to send what's called a "urine culture", to know for sure what medicines kill the bacteria. If your symptoms aren't improving, the bacteria might be resistent to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and you may need a different one. Good luck! ...Read more