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6 days old passing yellow stools around 7 -8 times a day - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my baby boy is 6 days old. he is passing yello musturd seed like stool around 7-8 times a day. is it normal?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX her
User :   hi
User :   XXXXXXXX this side sir
Doctor :   Is she alert and feeding well
Doctor :   And is vomitting present
User :   yes he is alert and feeding well
User :   No vomitting
Doctor :   Then probably due to change in mothers milk
Doctor :   Genrally the mothers milk will change in coinsistency from fday three
Doctor :   The first three days will be colustrum thick milk
User :   Do i need to take any precaution
Doctor :   when there is change in consistency the babies tend to have loose stools
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   keep close watch on him once he turns sluggish and not feeding properly plz consult asn paeditrician
User :   he is already six day old
Doctor :   I would also suggest you to consult an peadtrician by tommorow to confirm the same
User :   as of now he very alert and feeding well
Doctor :   Considering his age will not takle chances
User :   at this stage is it normal?
Doctor :   As iam not able to examine him cant confirm the finding
Doctor :   Will require examination for the same
Doctor :   Just keephim well fed and in case of vomitting plz visit a doctor ASAP
User :   ok sir, will consult the doctor, thanks for the help
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you?
User :   no sir thank you , good night.
Doctor :   Gud night
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
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