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Is it normal to have white stools after suffering from flu?

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My daughter is 21 months old. She along with the rest of the family had the flu over Christmas Eve and Christmas. Ever since then her stool color is a whitish/tanish in color. Is it a cause for concern?
Posted Tue, 28 Jan 2014 in Infections
Answered by Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari 2 hours later
Brief Answer: No cause for concern Detailed Answer: Hi Welcome to Healthcare-Magic Greetings of the day There is no cause for concern for altered stools. It could be due to diet alteration. If the stool frequency is normal, no alteration in consistency and child is accepting feeds well then there is no cause for concern. In case you require any further assistance, will be glad to assist you. Take care Best Regards Dr Deepak Kishore MBBS, MS, MCH Consultant Pediatric Surgeon
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