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What causes blood in the stool along with cold and running nose in a child?

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Hi,
Yesterday I was noticed 2-3 drops of blood in my daughter motion. She is 3.4 years old. But she is not feeling any pain or other irritation. Since last two weeks she is suffering from mild cold and running nose. Can you please advise?
Wed, 6 Jun 2018 in Internal Doctor Category
 
 
Answered by Dr. Nagamani Ng 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It could be due to constipation

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX

Do not worry much.
The blood could be due to constipation. If the blood is seen only once don't bother much. Just give her lot of fluids and fibrous food.


Any issue do follow up.

Take care.
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