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Lactose Intolerance In 1 Year Old
1 year old baby transitioning to whole milk, has been fussy, and has loose stool, is she lactose intolerant?
Possibly-: If she was on lactose-free formula and is now drinking regular milk, this could be a lactose intolerance issue. However, if she was on lactose containing formula, it is very unlikely she will not tolerate regular milk because of lactose sensitivity. I'd then look for something else new in her diet which could be the culprit. ...Read more
Found in milk. Lactose is a large sugar molecule that is made up of two smaller sugar molecules, glucose and galactose. In order for lactose to be absorbed from the intestine and into the body, it must first be split into glucose and galactose. The glucose and galactose are then absorbed by the cells lining the small intestine. The enzyme that splits lactose into glucose ...Read more
Avoid Soy: Soy products will hamper the absorption of thyroid hormone medication from the gut. Try lactaid milk or yogurt products. Please keep in mind that if your child's dairy intake, particularly milk, is decreased, a daily multivitamin containing 100% vitamin d, may become necessary. Please discuss with your child's doctor. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
No: Many people think that teething causes fever and diarrhea but this is not true. Typically a baby is more fussy than usual. If he has a fever you can give him tylenol (acetaminophen) eor whatever your doctor has recommended.Contact the doctor if the fever and diarrhea persists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My toddlers aged 3.7 years & 1.9 years old, should I switch from formula to commercial powder milk (like nido)?
Regular diet please!: Your children are old enough to eat regular food and drink regulkar millk. Why do u want to spend more money on formula? If there is a medical reason then of course carry on the swithc to toddler formula for ur 1.9 yr old but your 3 yr old should not have to be on pecial formual unless there is also a specific medical reason for that. ...Read more
My 7 year old son suffers with abdominal pain, he's had some bowel removed, allergy to milk, eosinophilic esophagitis blood and portien in urine, help?
Specialists: I agree that your son should see an allergist and GI specialist. The blood and protein in his urine warrant further investigation. Small amounts of blood and protein have been described in association with the disease. Avoiding milk and milk based products is suggested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not if frequent.: The most common causes of gastritis in your case would be food poisoning, medication reaction (such as with Ibuprofen or aspirin), viral syndrome (stomach flu), and stress. Stress is more likely if greater duration of gastritis. Be on the lookout for blood in the stool. ...Read more
Many things: Genetics, smoking, high caffeine intake (energy drinks), drugs (cocaine for example, anxiety, pheochromocytoma, thyroid disease, renal disease, etc. Etc. The point being, there are many possible causes. Have the 18yo assessed and treated after a full evaluation and proper diagnosis takes place and they should do well. Best wishes. ...Read more
1 yr old with a cows milk protein sensitivity - diarrhea, bad bum rash. What other milks can I give her w/ high fat and calcium?
Talk to pediatrician: Your child"s pediatrician will have the best suggestions for replacement. They may recommend soy milk, almond milk or goat's milk. The pediatrician needs to be aware and make the best recommendation. ...Read more
My son is 3 year old and has severe hypoproteinemia and severe iron deficiency anemia for 1 year. Can eosinophillic esophagitis caused that?
No: Cold ( viral illness) very common in this age group. But iron deficiency anemia and hypoproteinemia are not. What is the reason for above two? And the main symptom of eosinophilic esophagitis----- gerd, and uncontrolled asthma. Does he have those two symptoms? You need a pediatrician and pulmonologist to satisfy your concerns. ...Read more
What can I give a 1 month old premie, 6 lbs 5 oz, for constipation? Sugar in pedi-lyte and kerros syrup in breast milk not working.
Define and use natrl: If your baby is having firm stools that are hard to pass, i accept the label.If breast fed, stooling less often and skipping days i would leave it alone if still soft. Bf infants can stool a little every feed or a crib full once a week.Formula fed kids are expected to go daily. I've had success with undiluted prune or apple juice, 1oz once or twice daily.Water may also help ...Read more
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My 2 years toddler is lactose intolerant can I mix Lactase chewable tablets in milk for her ? we are going in the country where no lactose free milk
A 2-year old should: be able to chew LACTAID® Fast Act Caplets or Fast Act Chewable Vanilla Twist Flavour Tablets immediately prior to ingesting milk or milk products. Ask your pediatrician about dosage. You can't count on the tablets to dissolve completely or be evenly distributed in cold milk. 16-21 oz./day of milk & milk products is recommended for her age. ...Read more
1 year old pooping 5x a day, paste-like. Not fussy. Normal? Getting rash after poops. Breastfeeding. Only change has been more dairy, eggs in my diet.
My 1 yr old is transitioning from similac advanced to organic whole milk. Rt now doing 1/3 milk, 2/3 form. He has gone from 1 bm per day to 3 or 4....
General diet change: The amount of fiber dictates a lot about the amount of stool you produce. The transition in his formula/milk intake is so minimal at this point with regard to amount of fiber, that i really doubt it has any bearing on how much stool production there is. More likely other changes in his diet to eating more fruits, veggies, grains and dietary fiber than an infant diet has led to the changes in poops. ...Read more
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