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Can infants fart a lot and also get itching in the anal area due to worms?

Hi my name is dr Maria mother of 3 months old baby. She farts a lot specially after 10 night n cries for at least one hr n thn go to sleep around 1 what's the reason moreover do infants get itching in anal area due to worms my email is YYYY@YYYY
Tue, 7 Jan 2014
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It's unlikely for a 3 month old infant to have worm infestation.
The issue of farting is not of much concern and some of the babies do experience discomfort and difficulty in expelling the gases outside

Take care
Best Regards
Dr Deepak Kishore
Consultant Pediatric Surgeon
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