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1 year old, started taking cow milk. Got very tight stool. Any danger?

My 12 month old daughter Has been pooping very hard stool today like ROCK hard well the pail part is and then the other half is green and mushy also her stool is extremely huge and has a weird smell to it not a normal poop smell. Idk If its sign of her swallowing something she shouldn t have or because I started her on cow milk about 3 days ago.
Asked On : Tue, 8 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Constipation is common with cow's milk if improper dilution.
Give plenty of oral fluids and add dietary fiber rich food to your child regular diet.
You can give Oral lactulose which will soften the hard stool after consulting your doctor.
Once stool becomes soft and loose you can stop lactulose.
Answered: Tue, 8 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. Synthyia Bhagat's  Response
Thanks for your query.
constipation is common with cow i suggest you to give her plenty of fluids,give her vegetable soup,boiled vegetables,
Your daughter will be fine soon.
God bless,
Answered: Tue, 8 Jan 2013
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