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Dr. John Scuba Dr. Scuba
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
21 years in practice
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
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Whenever I eat bellpeppers, baby corn , their skin show up or little chunks of them show up in my stool, is this normal?

Whenever I eat bellpeppers, baby corn , their skin show up or little chunks of them show up in my stool, is this normal?

Digestion: Many vegetables are partly indigestible and pass thru the digestive tract in whole or in part. Dietary fiber consists of non-starch polysaccharides such as arabinoxylans, cellulose, and many other plant components you can't digest and pass thru you. ...Read more

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Dr. Holly Maes Dr. Maes
Pediatrics
32 years in practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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My 3 month old sons poop has turned dark brown with white chunks in it. He is formula fed enfamil with baby oatmeal in it. His stools have increased?

My 3 month old sons poop has turned dark brown with white chunks in it. He is formula fed enfamil with baby oatmeal in it. His stools have increased?

Brown is OK!: Baby poop is lots of different colors and can change from day to day for any baby. One day brown, one day yellow, one green. The worrisome colors are dark black after the first few days of life (cuz your first poop is blackish meconium), red poop or pure white poop. I suppose purple would be weird too! as his digestive tract matures, consistency will also vary. And yes, baby poop stinks! ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller Dr. Miller
Family Medicine
43 years in practice
Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Robert Killian Dr. Killian
General Practice
24 years in practice
University of Utah School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Laura McMullen Dr. McMullen
Pediatrics
17 years in practice
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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

Dr. Oscar Novick Dr. Novick
Pediatrics
54 years in practice
University of Bern Faculty of Medicine
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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

Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay Dr. Bandyopadhyay
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
17 years in practice
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
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My baby stool test say it's alkaline reaction what does it mean?

My baby stool test say it's alkaline reaction what does it mean?

PH is >7; this is nl: An alkaline reaction means that the chemical strip in the "baby stool test" has registered a pH above 7. There are 2 types of solutions: acid (pH < 7) & alkaline (pH>7). Normally, the glands in the intestines release mucus & bicarbonate (NaHCO3) to neutralize stomach acid & the lubricate the colon, which makes the stool alkaline. If your baby has colitis (infection), stool would be prolific acidic ...Read more

Dr. Clarene Cress Dr. Cress
Pediatrics
years in practice
The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
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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

Dr. David Lipkin Dr. Lipkin
Internal Medicine
48 years in practice
Howard University College of Medicine
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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

Dr. Troy Reyna Dr. Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
40 years in practice
Georgetown University School of Medicine
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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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Dr. Jay Park Dr. Park
Pediatrics
46 years in practice
Yonsei University College of Medicine
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Dr. Christine Hom Dr. Hom
Pediatrics
26 years in practice
New York University School of Medicine
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Dr. Joseph Woods Dr. Woods
Pathology
24 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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Histolytica cyst and trophozoite seen in my 1y 1m baby stool analysis , please advice me what it means and what is the treatment, thank u in advance?

See your Dr.,,: You need to see your doctor for your baby's treatment. You may need treatment also as this is in water and soil, as well as food. The treatment is Metronidazole or nitroimidazole for simple intestinal infection. It's very important to get treated soon to avoid possible serious complications. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Albert Pizzo Dr. Pizzo
Family Medicine
56 years in practice
McGill University Faculty of Medicine
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My baby stool is hard. She cries too much during the day, maybe she has colic or because she is constipated, she wakes up a lot at night, im really exhausted and I don't know what to do :(?

My baby stool is hard. She cries too much during the day, maybe she has colic or because she is constipated, she wakes up a lot at night, im really exhausted and I don't know what to do :(?

Baby problem & Mom 2: This is a very troublesome problem that many parents face. It is very important to talk with the babies doctor asap and get checked so as you can tell him how many problems the baby is having. The problems often have good treatments which can help quickly. You must get some rest so you can take care of your self and your baby. If you are getting depressed you should immediately get help. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox Dr. Cox
Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine
41 years in practice
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Eating beets change breastmilk color?is it safe during breastfeeding?will baby stool color change if i ate beets during breastfeeding?

Eating beets change breastmilk color?is it safe during breastfeeding?will baby stool color change if i ate beets during breastfeeding?

Safe: Excellent nutrition and may increase milk production. They will not cause your breast milk to change colour or change the colour of your baby's stool. All the best. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Anand Dr. Anand
Pediatrics
46 years in practice
Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Government Medical College, Amritsar
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5months old baby having green,froathy stool 4times aday,exclusive breast feed,is this normal,when will my baby stool pattern comes normal?

5months old baby having green,froathy stool  4times aday,exclusive breast feed,is this normal,when will my baby stool pattern comes normal?

Loose green stoolnor: Most of breastfed babies have loose green stool , the stool become normal when you weane him from breast feeding and he takes formula and solid foods . ...Read more

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Dr. James Ferguson Dr. Ferguson
Pediatrics
42 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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Dr. Creighton Wright Dr. Wright
Surgery
52 years in practice
Duke University School of Medicine
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Why do I have white chunks in my stool?

Why do I have white chunks in my stool?

Depends: What are you eating? What medicines are you taking? Any other symptoms? General health? Any parasites? Or unusual travel. See pcp or GI to have a stool sample examined. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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