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What are some reasons for an infant to have mucousy stool? He's 3 1/2 months old and i've only noticed it once so far, but its making me nervous!
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Once only may be of little or no consequence, particularly if there are no other symptoms.
If it becomes a repeated observation, get it checked out.

In brief: Depends
Once only may be of little or no consequence, particularly if there are no other symptoms.
If it becomes a repeated observation, get it checked out.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
In brief: Mucus is produced in
the upper respiratory tract.
Infants do not cough it up or spit it out, they swallowi it. It may be visible in their stools. Customize healthychildren.org for your baby's age to see tips on development, sleep consolidation, nutrition & health. Enjoy!

In brief: Mucus is produced in
the upper respiratory tract.
Infants do not cough it up or spit it out, they swallowi it. It may be visible in their stools. Customize healthychildren.org for your baby's age to see tips on development, sleep consolidation, nutrition & health. Enjoy!
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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