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Newborns Fishy Smelling Stool
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Inection: may be a combined UTI and vaginal infection. You must be checked, examined, tested and treated. ...Read more
BV: Your symptoms sounds like an infection called bacterial vaginosis. There is no over the counter medicine for this. See your doctor. ...Read more
Green feces can be: Due to rapid transit time of stool through the GI tract, green food coloring, medications, infection or eating green vegetables. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more
See a doctor: You must take the child to her pediatrician. ...Read more
Not mildew: If this is a persistent problem, you may want to get it checked out especially for fat malabsorption (Celiac disease etc) when the stool floats. If this happens only for a few days, don't be worried over it. It is unlikely to be mildew even though yeast is a usually resident in the intestines. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many reasons.: There are many possible reasons, however most of them are completely benign. History child seems uncomfortable, or is not growing well, please contact her physician. ...Read more
Possible: best to see doctor and have the child checked. ...Read more
See your doctor: This sounds like an infection and should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Bacterial vaginosis : The most common symptom of BV is an abnormal off-white vaginal discharge (especially after vaginal intercourse) that may be accompanied by an unpleasant (usually fishy) smell. This malodorous discharge coats the walls of the vagina, and is usually without significant irritation, pain, or erythema (redness), although mild itching can sometimes occur. Treatment is with antibiotics. ...Read more
Trichomonas, STDs: The discharge of bacterial vaginosis usually is white or gray, without bubbles. Yellow or colred discharge that stains underwear, with bubbles, is typical for the STD trichomonas, which causes the same odor (usually fishy) as BV. Other STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia) also are a concern for any colored discharge. See a doctor or clinic ASAP. Your sex partner(s) also should be checked. Good luck. ...Read more
Digestive issues, frequent loose stools, diarrhea, fatigue, moody, orangish water in toilet, stool is often seedy, smells bad greasy appearing, ?
No: A stools color is generally due to the bile added to the poo as it travels through the digestive process. If it moves through quickly, it is more likely a shade of bilious green, slower a yellow & if it has time for gut bacteria to change it further it will be a brown. Baby poo is expected to range well within this green to brown color palate. ...Read more
GI bleeding: Blood in the stool generally means that the GI tract is bleeding. If it's red blood (as opposed to black, tarry stools) then this suggests a lower GI bleed. You should immediately report what you are seeing to your pediatrician as soon as possible so your baby can be checked immediately today. If your doctor is not available take your baby to the er. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My newborn is 3 weeks old today and formula fed. He has lots of mucus in his stool. Should this be a concern?
Ok I know this is an odd question, but how come babies don't get potty trained when they are newborn? I've heard they cannot hold there stool properly
Umm: Some animals like Giraffes come out of mother walking because they have to survive from predators. Humans on the other hand are not fully brain developed and these brain areas controlling potty training , stooling won't develop until many years down the road. I would ask our creator. ...Read more
? You ?: First, true meconium ileus is a medical condition caused by thick meconium, associated with cystic fibrosis. It often requires surgery. Such a delay could be an imperforate anus, or a meconium plug, which can be relieved by a simple rectal exam. The cause for this delay should be investigated before a kid ever leaves the hospital. ...Read more
Contact your Dr.: This is urgent- blood in stool needs immediate eval - especially in a baby. - there are other important questions to be asked such as age of baby- any birth complications, maturity-etc but it wont change your need to take baby in - so please make an appoint to be seen today if you have not already. Good luck. ...Read more
Newborn exclusively breastfed - 2 months - dark Green stool for 2 weeks- is it a cause of concern?
Normal: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris.It starts out a deep green ; slowly changes thru greens to yellows to browns as the germs in the intestines metabolize the bile.Green generally means the stool in question moved through faster or was subject to less change by gut germs. ...Read more
I am breastfeading,took POLYGYNAX ;my newborn stool odor became very strong,after stopping them stool odor went normal, will i continue on polygynax?
Continue: If the medication prescribed for your own health I wouldn't stop it. If you concern about breastfeeding and medication transferred to your child, then check please FDA website, which stated that even excreted through your breast milk the concentration is very little and even less in your child's blood. Re: http://www.drugs.com/breastfeeding/neomycin.html ...Read more
My newborn has been vomiting with runny frequent stool. Stool ranges from yellowish/brown to most recently green. He has been fussy. ?
Newborn with a streak of blood in his stool. after suffering from sever constipation we switched to soy and he had a rectal exam yesterday. Thouhts?
Is it possible for my baby to have a meconium plug without any underlying health issues? All his newborn screening tests came back normal. Plus, he stools on his own.
Word definitions: To be more specific, all infants have a little plug that passes with the initial meconium.Occasionally the plug and some meconium passes before birth as a sign of stress.Meconium ileus is a condition where the meconium is so thick and sticky that it blocks all stool passage and can be a sign of cf. My state state screens for CF as part of its newborn screening program but not all do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How quickly does breastmilk act as a laxative to a newborn of nearly 4 weeks? or did me rubbing his belly help him excrete stools?
What could be the cause of my newborns constipation, frequent spit-up, refusal to eat and blood in stool after supository?
Newborn stool green creamy watery.Fart very smelly.Hard for him to push stool & fart cuz face turn red & interrupt his sleep.Eat powder formula+breast?
Hi I'm a firsttime mom, I have a week old newborn and she drinks formula (I had poured milk of magnesia on Fri in one of her formula) but since yesterday when I give her formula her tummy becomes upset and she releases stool and throws up, pls help!
My new born of 9 weeks hasn't had her stool in 4 days n im worried is it normal and is the anything I can do to help her?
Stool: Try some probiuotics and yogurt for a week or so. ...Read more
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