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White bubbles in stool of children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User :   my sons stool had what looked like white bubbles looked like spit between each node of stool...should i be concerned....i haven't noticed this before.
Doctor :   hello
User :   hello
Doctor :   i am Dr
Doctor :   may i know your son's age ?
User :   he's 2 years and 4 months
Doctor :   does he has any symptoms ?
Doctor :   any abdominal discomfort ?
User :   not that i know of...he's had a cold, but seems like the normal happy kid .
Doctor :   and his diet ?
User :   he's eating normal...nothing seems alarming, he passed two things of stool this had the what look like spit bubbles and the other looked normal.
Doctor :   well and do you what was his diet ?
User :   his diets been good...salmon, chicken, chicken noodle soup...eggs etc.
Doctor :   well in that case with no symptoms and all parameters ok you have ABSOLUTELY no reason to wory about
Doctor :   sometimes the body digestive system breaks down the fat in such way
Doctor :   since your child is asymptomatic and is doing well
Doctor :   he get a clean chit
User :   okay...i know sometimes if it looks like mucus slime to worry, but this was literally like spit bubbles..thank you for clearing this up. it was just one the one like you said it's probably ok.
Doctor :   yes its ok
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   and this happened only once right ?
User :   thank you so much..have a great day.
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