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When Is Baby Diarrhea Cause For Concern
Dehydration: When there are signs of dehydration or blood in the stool, it is a sign of concern. The signs of dehydration include not peeing or having wet diapers for 7-8 hours. Oral rehydration with an electrolyte solution like Pedialyte is important. If the infant doesn’t tolerate it, they should be seen in an ER for IV hydration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Severe enough to ...: 1) cause inadequate weight gain or weight loss; 2) cause infant to aspirate and develop prolonged cough/wheezing or pneumonia; 3) cause heart burn manifested by unusual fussiness, arching back ; and 4) vomitus (vomited content) looks green (bile). Medical ttention has to be sought. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 37 weeks pregnant and have a headache, diarrhea, and nausea. Is this any cause for concern and what does it mean?
Is diarrhea a common side effect of antibiotics, specifically clindamycin?What if my breastfed baby gets diarrhea, too?
Clindamycin diarrhea: Clindamycin can cause diarrhea and this can become very serious. A mother that is breastfeeding can pass Clindamycin to the baby via the breast milk, and the baby can develop diarrhea. Clindamycin diarrhea can lead to a bowel infection of c. Difficile which can be extremely dangerous. It is extremely important that you call your doctor and the babies pediatrician immediately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it a cause for concern for really bad painful bowel movement during period? Its definitely NOT constipation.
Water fibre : You could be having IBS like symptoms but anything is possible. First try eating lot of veges and fruits during periods. Avoid coffee caffeine chocolate and avoid constipating foods. Next drink lot if water . Next avoid eating drinking too much milk products for those few days. Eat light Healthy meals full if fresh vegs. If overweight lose it.exercise moves your bowels too . Try light aerobics ...Read more
Is it normal for a 23 week old fetus to constantly have hiccups? If so what causes it? And is it harmful to the fetus?
24-36 hours my child is throwing up and diarrhea what causes this?Is there a drug that would cause this
7 week old breastfed babies poop is bright green and has a unusual smell? Is this normal or should it be cause of concern?
Infants : This is totally normal and you should stop worrying. ...Read more
My two months old baby is vomiting lot. Even when burped also some vomit is there. What can I do to prevent this ? Is this a normal thing?
For more than 6 month having light period my belly is bloating what is the cause please thank you?
If you have had: Bleeding for 6 months - that requires prompt gynecological eval. If your periods have been light over that time - there are a number of possible reasons. The main reason for light periods is change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean when childs stool is positive for pseudamonas but at the time no symptoms, now a month later has mild diarhea? Colud it be virus?
Yes: Pseudomonas is an opportunist that can survive in many environments and be found as a "hitchhiker" germ in the stool.Its presence does not mean it is the infecting agent in this location.It is seldom a problem for anyone that does not have a compromised immune system.Were it to be found in sterile spaces like the blood or spinal fluid, it would always be considered an invader/infector. ...Read more
When is it safe to be around newly born granddaughter after a stomach viral infection? What remains is gas and indigestion.
Haste makes waste: I would wait until your symptoms resolve. While your granddaughter may temporary acquired immunity why tempt fate. Remember you have the rest of your life to bond with her. When you finally do see her remember to wash your hands with soap and water. ...Read more
Our baby seems to have a very hoarse voice for the past 4 days no other symptoms. she is quite normal otherwise. What would cause it? Thanks
Mostly viruses: The "stomach bug" is caused primarily by viruses. Examples include astrovirus, Norwalk agent, enteric adenovirus, and of course rotavirus. Research shows that toddlers get back to normal stools fastest with continuing a regular diet. That said, avoid juices and any p fruits (peaches/pears/prunes) When vomiting is a problem, give small amounts of water, a few sips, every 15 minutes or so. ...Read more
Viral Stomach Bug: Viral gastroenteritis. Avoid foods containing high levels of fats and simple sugars (these are not well tolerated). Try instead foods with complex carbohydrates, lean meats, yogurt, fruits, and vegetables. The BRAT (bananas, rice, applesauce, toast) diet and clear liquid diet is often recommended, however these diets are unnecessarily restrictive and provide poor nutrition during times of illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is : Normal! no need to be alarmed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Some worms grow so fast and so big they can cause intususeption. ...Read more
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