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Why Does My Poop Come Out In Little Balls
Not enough water: Increase free water intake and pear intake. ...Read more
Fluid, fruits,veg,: Try fluids, fruits, veggies, whole grains, legumes. Not helping or worse-see doc. ...Read more
What baby foods cause constipation? My daughter has been pooping little balls throughout the day instead of going once. Plz help. She's 7mo.
Natural plugs: Apple sauce, bananas & rice cereal are the main constipators in most infants. Peaches, pears, plums & barley cereal are usually helpful in loosening them. ...Read more
I have small black balls mixed in with my poop. Looks like raisins in light brown stool. What could be causing this?
Black pigment: Black pigment in stool can be due to blood from high in the digestive tract(stomach and duodenum) or medications like peptobismol or iron containing supplements. Light brown stool is usually associated with loose movements. Your physician can do an examination of a stool sample in the office and test it easily for hidden blood. ...Read more
Just turned 1. Started drinking regular milk. Now constipated. Poop comes as hard balls. First time there was a little blood on the poop.
This may be an: allergy to Cow's milk and it may be too early to convert! Ask your Pediatrician but do not continue regular milk for a while ... Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more