4 months old boy | 2 years ago
When can baby have a bloody stool?
a year ago
Bloody stool is observed in below cases 1. Bacterial infection of the intestine, in this case the child will have high grade fever associated with stools with blood and mucous and abdominal pain 2. In case of severe constipation where in hard stools with streaks of blood can be seen 3. intususception (intestinal loops locked together). In this condition the hold will pass stools followed by jelly like frank blood after the stools. This is an emergency
2 years ago
2 years ago
Small amounts of fresh blood are common in children who are constipated and straining when passing stool. Bloody, slimy, or mucusy stool may be a sign of infection. It may also mean inflammation of the large intestine or rectum. If your baby or child's stool has a red, jelly-like appearance, see a doctor right away. Make sure to tell your doctor if your child also has severe stomach pain and a pale complexion. This type of stool may be caused by intestinal obstruction. Children with bloody stool may be suffering from inflammatory bowel disease.