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Infant diagnosed with inflamed tummy, on lactose free formula, still has green mucus stools, vomiting. Normal?

Hi there, My 14 weeks old baby was diagnosed with inflamed tummy. Therefore a lactose free formula was prescribed. I started him on that two days ago but the symptoms are still there. He still has a green mucusy poo and vomiting . Is that normal? How long does it take for his tummy to recover with the lighter formula? Thank you and kind regards, Lidia McNamara
Asked On : Fri, 19 Oct 2012
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good evening, ur baby is having lactose intolerance which is only a transient phenomenon. dont be worried. get a stool test to rule out infections as well because of the green colored stools. if the child is active , playful accepting feeds well, then do not be bothered. watch for dehydration- dry eyes, dry mouth , low urine out put. watch for blood in stools. watch for diaper rashes, in any of these situations, kindly review with ur doc.
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