Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
168 Doctors are Online

3 months old have milk absorption problem. Is there any thing to worry about it ?

What causes my formula fed baby(3 months old) to have lage amounts of curd in it? He has been like this since starting on a milk formula. My other two children were on soy formula for 1) milk alergy, and 2) milk intolerence. Should i be concerned. he seems to be fine other than the curds.
Asked On : Thu, 31 Mar 2011
Answers:  1 Views:  175
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics
Pediatrician 's  Response
Passing curds after intake of milk is a normal event, since baby's stomach has an enzyme called rennin, which converts the milk lactose to a curdy substance, It is not right to imagine that this is abnormal or that it needs any form of treatment, The important thing would be to check if the baby is putting on weight normally (usually 1.5 to 2 pounds per month) and if the baby has any other gastric problems like gassiness, a lot of hiccups, or excessive crying due to the indigestion of milk. If these problems are absent for the most part, your baby is normal and needs no further care.

With regards,

Dr. Taher Kagalwala (
Answered: Fri, 15 Jul 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor