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Red In Baby Stool
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scratched my anus area 1 month ago. Its stil the same. A bit red,only a bit itchy while peing or pasing stool.is this fungul infectiin?baby cream ?
Anal scratch: Tough to say what you have. As described, sounds like you have a simple minor anal laceration caused by your scratching incident, that due to its proximity with your anus, is having trouble healing with the area always opening for BM's. See the Dr. to assure that is all it is, and then she/he may be able to Rx some creams/meds for you to promote healing. ...Read more
My baby has an umbilical hernia and her belly looks swollen and she passed red stool should I be concerned what does this mean?
My baby is 4th month and developed some red rash behind ear (like infection), around penis and few of them over the face. Also passing green stool?
Baby rash/ stool: Has there been a change in diet , usually at 4 months one begins foods. Is the baby on formula or breast milk and if on breast milk have you changed your diet? Could be eczema. diet Fever? First and foremost check with doc that it is not strep or impetigo that needs antibiotics could also be prickly heat or fungus (could try desitin/ zinc oxide cream . F/u w/ doc today since change in stool ...Read more
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
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
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?
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