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Is it normal to have a stringy blood in stool of 2 year baby?

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is it normal to have a stringy blood in a 2 year olds poo?.
Posted Sat, 25 Aug 2012 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. Ram Choudhary 1 hour later
Welcome to healthcare magic!
I would like to inform you the blood in the stool is abnormal in all age groups.
The baby might be having some abdominal problem like infection or worm infestation.
The rectal polyps are also a fairly common cause of blood in stools in babies.
Please review to a pediatrician or a surgeon to get the baby examined.
You should also get the stool examined as soon as possible.
I think the advise would be helpful for you.
I wish the baby a great health.
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Follow-up: Is it normal to have a stringy blood in stool of 2 year baby? 4 hours later
Do you think this could happen if the child is constipated for a day?.
Answered by Dr. Ram Choudhary 13 hours later

Welcome back to healthcare magic Physician's desk!
It is highly unlikely to result from one days constipation.
Babies have an elastic tissue structure and would not suffer a rectal bleed even in 3-4 days constipation if there is everything normal other wise.
You should get the child examined in person.

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