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What does it mean if my baby's poop has mucous in it?

What does it mean if my baby's poop has mucous in it?

Possibly an allergy: Stools can be many different colors (yellow, brown and green) and can also be different consistencies. Occasionally, infant stools can also contain mucous. If your baby is happy, gaining weight and the stool does not have blood in it, it is probably normal. If not, it might mean that your baby has an allergy to something he/she is eating (usually cow's milk or soy protein). ...Read more

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Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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What does it mean when I have mucus in my stool?

What does it mean when I have mucus in my stool?

Stool: Mucus is a lubricant in our GI tract – so a small amounts needn't be a concern. However if there are large amounts of mucus especially if associated with blood or abdominal pain– that warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my stool is black and watery?

What does it mean when my stool is black and watery?

See details: Black stools can be the result of GI bleeding. This issue needs to be evaluated asap. See your doctor. If you do not have one, go to the er. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my baby has green poop?

What does it mean if my baby has green poop?

OK if baby is OK: You did not mention the age but as long the baby is acting okay it is alright to have a green stool. Most of the time (as long as the stools are not red or black) they are okay. ...Read more

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What does it mean if there is some bloody mucus in my babys stool?

What does it mean if there is some bloody mucus in my babys stool?

Not good: Blood and mucus in stools is an indicator of inflammation. This could be an infection or sign of allergy. Please take your baby to the doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my poop is green?

What does it mean if my poop is green?

Its Christmas!!! LOL: No really, it is usually some dietary change you have made, as long as the stool is fairly normal consistency - the color changes sometimes dramatically with changes in your diet. Should go back to normal in a day or two... As long as it is not black and tarry - that would be worrisome! have a great holiday! ...Read more

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What does it mean if my poop is green?

What does it mean if my poop is green?

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

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What does it mean if my poop is green?

What does it mean if my poop is green?

Either you ate: something that turned your stool green, or else you pooped out some extra bile acids in stool. Nothing to worry about, unless you are having diarrhea and abdominal pain-then it could be an infection ...Read more

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What does it mean if my baby has bloody stools?

What does it mean if my baby has bloody stools?

Possible allergy: There are several possible answers but today in my experience the most common reason in the first six months is an entity called food protein-induced proctitis/colitis. It is often caused by milk or soy in both breast and formula fed infants. Constipation and certain infections are other but less common reason in this early age group. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my poop is black?

What does it mean when my poop is black?

Black "poop": Generally three things can cause black stools---taking iron tablets, peptobismol, or bleeding in your stomach. A lot of green veggies can also but not black in color. If you feel sick or weak seek medical care. ...Read more

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What do I do if my baby's poop is smelly and has mucous in it?

What do I do if my baby's poop is smelly and has mucous in it?

Other symptoms?: If the kid is otherwise thriving i would just monitor the situation. Common viruses (rotovirus) and some ingested materials (antibiotics) cause the smelliest poo i deal with. A kid with poor fat absorption can have stinky so bad that will clear a room. Write down the symptoms involved and take it with you when you see babies doc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when theres blood in your stool?

What does it mean when theres blood in your stool?

Depends: This can be very serious - colon cancer can present with bleeding. It may also be simple such as hemorrhoids due to straining with bowel movements. You really need to see a physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my stool is almost black and runny?

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What does it mean if my stool is almost black and runny?

See your doctor: It could mean anything from high iron in your diet, iron supplementation, or an upper GI bleed. Black, tarry stool is called "melena", and is the signature for an upper GI bleed; i would get it evaluated by a doctor soon, and if it is persistent or is associated with fatigue, low blood pressure, high heart rate, or bleed elsewhere, i would go to the er quickly. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my baby has bright green vomit?

What does it mean if my baby has bright green vomit?

Bad sign: Call your doctor asap or go to the er if this happens. It can be a sign of intestinal blockage causing green bile to back up into the stomach and out. This is always something that needs investigation and should not be waited on. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my baby has green diarrhea?

What does it mean if my baby has green diarrhea?

Nothing: The color of diarrhea is not important-- unless it's red with blood. Green means the gut is moving quickly, and you're seeing green bile. But that really doesn't mean anything special. ...Read more

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What does it means when my poop is sticky and green?

What does it means when my poop is sticky and green?

U may be eating: Green sticky rice (joke!) . Check out this link. Follow up with ur pcp or GI for any concerns. Take care! http://www.Doctoroz.Com/videos/what-your-stool-telling-you?Page=3. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my snot is bright yellow?

Mucus: Sounds like you have a yellow mucoid discharge from your nose, otherwise known as snot. This often occurs with a viral upper respiratory infection, the common cold. This should go away in a few days. It may also be a sign of a sinus infection, if you have had sinus pain for more than 10 days. Allergies may also produce a mucoid nasal discharge. ...Read more

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Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


Feces (Definition)

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