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Its normal that my 7mth old baby stool 4 times a day?

Its normal that my 7mth old baby stool 4 times a day?

Healthy Baby: Is your baby growing? Pleasant? Appear to be sick in any way? Is your baby's doctor concerned in any way? If not, then what brings you to health tap with this question? Baby's make a lot of stool. ...Read more

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Hi my baby had some mucous in her stool an some appeared to be a little bit red should I worry about this? I'm combining formula and Brest feeding

Hi my baby had some mucous in her stool an some appeared  to be a little bit red should I worry about this? I'm combining formula and Brest feeding

Most times harmless: Mucus and blood in the stool of a baby is harmless most of the time and if does not persist,requires no trearment. Blood in stools can be from anal tear.food allergies or an intestinal infection in a breast fed baby.Or can be from the from cracked nipple of the mother and blood has passed through the babys intestines. If it persists the baby needs to be examined to rule out an anal tear/infection ...Read more

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Baby stool I am 28 and my stool looks like baby stool. Its been this way for a while now

Baby stool I am 28 and my stool looks like baby stool. Its been this way for a while now

Any : Any long term change in your stooling habits should be brought to the attention of your doctor since it can indicate an underlying disorder. Think about the color, consistency and frequency of you stools and how long you have noticed this problem. Your doctor will take a thorough history and exam and possibly do testing on your stool if the information you give suggests it may be beneficial. Good luck! ...Read more

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When u see white spots in baby stool what do that means?

When u see white spots in baby stool what do that means?

White spots: White spots in baby's stool may be due to medication, curdled milk or possibly lack of bile as long as your baby is feeding well and gaining weight i would not be concerned. ...Read more

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My 4 month's baby stool test report having pus cells 6-10. Is it abnormal??

My 4 month's baby stool test report having pus cells 6-10. Is it abnormal??

Suggests infection: Fecal leukocytes are not normally present in stool in healthy individuals, and if 6-10 is considered moderately elevated and suggest inflammation from infection, usually a bacterial infection such as Salmonella or Shigella or potentially Ameba. Viruses or allergy cause less reaction. Leukocytes in stool can also be associated with inflammatory bowel disease, but this is unlikely in an infant. ...Read more

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There was something that looked like baby red tomatoes in my stool today. What could this be. Should I worry about it?

There was something that looked like baby red tomatoes in my stool today. What could this be. Should I worry about it?

Red tomato in stool?: If you recently ate cherry-red tomatoes (or similar-appearing food), then you may have rapid intestinal transit resulting in the food's inadequate digestion. However, be concerned since blood clots may also appear as red blobs. Bleeding in such a case can be without warning, brisk, & originate anywhere in the gut (from esophagus, stomach, to rectum. Don't hesitate to seek urgent evaluation/care. ...Read more

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During severe diarhea sudocream (rash cream) applied doesnt stay and rash gets exposed to baby stool and gets worse.What could be applied on top of it?

During severe diarhea sudocream (rash cream) applied doesnt stay and rash gets exposed to baby stool and gets worse.What could be applied on top of it?

See answer: Good protective creams contain petrolatum, zinc oxide, or both (examples include Vaseline [white petrolatum], Desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) Triple Paste, A&D Ointment, and Balmex) ...Read more

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How long does baby stool frequency associated with hirschsprung disease last?

How long does baby stool frequency associated with hirschsprung disease last?

Depends: It would depend on timing of definitive corrective surgery, antibiotic usage and resumption of normal diet. ...Read more

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