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Whole Milk Causing Diarrhea In Toddler
My 16 month old is aparently lactose intolerant having loose stools she's taking whole milk, tried lactaid & cause constipation, can she take nutramigen?
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
My one year old just started drinking milk. He's fine with 2%. But when he drinks whole milk he got bad gas pains, loose stools and bad diaper rash.
Only if...: These are not likely to cause loose stools unless one has gluten sensitivity, lactose intolerance or milk allergy. All of these are surprisingly common. Whole wheat is no more likely than white flour to cause loose stools. The best way to see if you have issues with these foods is to avoid wheat/gluten and dairy for at least 2 weeks and reintroduce them one at a time to see how they affect you. ...Read more
Is it possible that a toddler be allergic to whole milk if she was not allerigic to cow based formula?
Possible: You can acquire an allergy to a protein based food item like cow milk at any point in life.However, true cow milk allergy is relatively uncommon and could be confirmed by testing.Cow milk intolerance is more common, results in similar symptoms and can reflect problems with several components of the product, like the sugar source lactose. ...Read more
Is it okay to give my constipated 2yr old toddler Lactaid Whole Milk. What are the benefits in doing so? will it help with his conspitipation?
36 month old toddler is underweight. Doctor said he needs higher fat foods; recommended lots of whole milk all day. What are other choices for healthy high fats for a picky eater?
See below: There are yogurts, or kefir's that children usually like. Whole grain pasta, cheeses, fruits, veggies, meats (not processed). Keep meal times the same and try to eat together (if possible). Offer the same or very similar food to your toddler, but also have 1 things that he likes in case he refuses to eat. Persistence is a key and keep offering the food even if the child says 'no'. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does just 1 cup of cow milk, and lactose free milk cause my son instantly constipated, but cow base toddler formula causes diarrhea after 1 cup.
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