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My One Year Old Has Blood In His Stool
See below: Bright red blood mixed in with the stool, on the surface or passed separately is usually caused by an anal fissure: if no associated diarrhea, more than 90% of children with blood in the stools have an anal fissure. Anal fissures usually are caused by passage of a large or hard stool/constipation. Black tarry stools results from bleeding in the stomach area. ...Read more
Normal, no: It is not normal for a two year old to have blood anywhere, but this time of year when the air is colder and drier this may occur. Moisturizer the air with humidifier next to the bed and a little cocoa butter inside the nostrils a few times daily. If no improvement, see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be normal: Mucus in the stool can be a normal variant of healthy stool. Many infections can cause mucus as well but this is usually accompanied by diarrhea. If you notice that the mucus is continuous or it is associated with blood then take your baby to their primary care provider for evaluation. ...Read more
See below: It can be normal to intermittently have mucus in the stool. Sometimes this can be blood, so it would be a good idea to see the physician and have her stool checked for blood. While this is unlikely, it may provide you with some reassurance. ...Read more
My two year old complains almost every day of his tummy hurting and now his bm's have turned black. Is the black stools normal?
What do you expect?: Breast milk has many wonderful qualities ascribed to it, but it is not a panacea.It provides great nutrition as you have already known. The tired and true treatment for nasal congestion in infants is the put saline nose drops in the nostril, then suction it out with a rubber bulb syringe or a nosefrida (www.nosefrida.com) to make him comfortable until he gets over his virus on his own.Hydrate also ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rest the intestines: May be from something ingested or viral infection. Should not have blood, or watery stool every half hour. If no urine/tears, see physician immediately. Start w/fruit-flavored pedialyte, 1 tbs every 3min for 1hr. Then let drink freely for 12hrs. Then advance to bananas, applesauce, rice, toast (bart diet). Last thing to add is dairy products. ...Read more
Various things: Bright red blood can be an anal fissure. Blood mixed throughout stool warrants a visit to the doctor. Bloody loose stool could be salmonella or similar bacterial infection. Can also indicate a polyp. If persists more than a day or two see the doctor...And if accompanied by fever or intense cramping see doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 5 year old daughter has had blood in her stool the last two times she has gone. Recently seen family doctor and is on (generic prilosec) for ulcers?
See below: If it was bright red blood in the stool, it is not due to ulcers and Prilosec is not needed. The blood in her stool is likely due to fissures or fragile rectal tissue that bled slightly-commonly associated with harder constipation stools. Another possiblility is a soy/milk protein intolerance-enterocolitis; but rare at 5 and more common in less than 1 yr olds. Ulcer-bleeding = black tarry stools. ...Read more
My two year old twin daughter has been holding her poo in for months now for 3/6days at a time. She has started bleeding from her belly button?
Get an evaluation: She may just be constipated, or other things may be going on, your doctor can help. Bleeding belly button is not normal, . ...Read more
In my sons wet diaper is normal to see a little blood after his pee's in his diaper? He's only four days old.
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