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When is nec usually diagnosed, should I be worried if my baby is constantly fussy and has blood in his stools?
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: Early
Nec is mostly common in premature infants who are hospitalized in a intensive care nursery.
Infants rarely get nec at home. The most common cause for bloody stools in a child at home would be a milk protein allergy and may respond to a change in formula. Always consult with your pediatrician first.

In brief: Early
Nec is mostly common in premature infants who are hospitalized in a intensive care nursery.
Infants rarely get nec at home. The most common cause for bloody stools in a child at home would be a milk protein allergy and may respond to a change in formula. Always consult with your pediatrician first.
Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
In brief: First few weeks
If your baby has bloody stools, you should take him to see his doctor. This is not normal.

In brief: First few weeks
If your baby has bloody stools, you should take him to see his doctor. This is not normal.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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