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What Does Yellow Mucus In Babys Stool Mean
I changed the formula on my 3month old from enfamil infant to enfamil a.R he passes stools 5 times a day now: yellow thicker w/ mucus is that normal?
Yes: The difference between the two formulas is that the ar contains a rice starch to "thicken" the formula a bit so that the baby doesn't spit up as much. This can increase fiber content in the stool, making the stools a bit thicker. 5 poops a day for a 3 month old is totally normal. Babies poop a lot! ...Read more
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
My 9 month old baby started spitting up mucus 3 days ago and has yellow loose stool. He hasn't ran a fever yet, should I be worried?
Mucus: Your child has symptoms of a viral illness. Use saline nose drops for the mucus coming from the nose. For the loose stools stay on a bland diet consisting of rice, bananas, jello, apple sauce, clear soup, dry toast reduce milk and milk products. Us electrolyte replacement fluids to prevent dehydration. ...Read more
My baby is spitting up yellowed mucus, has seedy yellow loose stools, sounds congested, and is crying a lot. What's wrong with her? No fever.
Need more info: Do not know the age of the baby, what other symptoms may be present, whether she is feeding appropriately, sleeping too much, irritable, or other vital info. Strongly suggest that you take her asap and be seen by a doctor to make certain nothing serious is going on, or at least call and speak with a pediatrician. ...Read more
I'm so upset bcz twice or three times a week I pass normal stools but I often pass stool s with yellow foam and white mucus?
My stool has went from being black & tar looking, to yellow with bright yellow mucus & now it is a really light clay looking color. Why might this be?
Could be trouble.CMD: Black, tarry looking stool can be a sign of bleeding in the gut (>3-4 ounces of blood-a lot), also seen w/iron pills,pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate). Yellow stools can be seen with a variety of issues, including pancreatic problems. Clay colored stools can be seen with blockage of bile ducts, less with certain antacids, barium from Xray tests. SEE MD ASAP to make sure you don't have a SERIOUS problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unsure: Could be an intolerance to something like dairy. Could be a one time event. If you develop any other symptoms such as blood or cramping, i would get checked. ...Read more
Why I have only mucus on my stool usually yellow and thats all that comes out just fatty mucus but normal colonoscopy?
Today i has a really long peice of stool n it was accompanied by yellow oily lookin fluid coming out of it n my usual visible mucus. Wat cud it be?
Size matters!: But not in this case. Could be normal if continues see your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Abnormal stools: Stool testing takes days to obtain results and might not even be ordered by an er. See your pcp for the initial evaluation, see an er doctor for severe abdominal pains, dizziness, severe rectal bleeding, dehydration from vomiting or excessive diarrhea, fevers, or worsening symptoms. ...Read more
Antibiotic effects: It's quite possible you're experiencing side effects from the antibiotics. Depending on how 'bad' your condition is now, will determine the best course of action. Azithromycin usually isn't 'that bad' in terms of causing diarrhea, but if you give us more info here -I think the Health Tap community can help. Diarrhea more than 3x a day is something I pay attention too. Chicken soup for now may help ...Read more
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