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Child has stomach pain, bowel movements after eating, occasional presence of mucus, traces of blood, has good appetite. Advise?

my 2 year old girl stools regularly each time she finish eating the expression is always my stomach is paining me cluching her stomach and rushing to toilet to stool. sometimes the stool is small and sometimes big with a heavy presence of something that loooks like mucous and little traces of blood . however there is no loss of appetite
Asked On : Mon, 1 Oct 2012
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Dear Nkay, hello
At this age, a child tries to bring different objects holding in dirty hands, into the mouth resulting in infection of the gastrointestinal tract with different organisms like bacteria, protozoa and parasites.
It is advisable that have a stool examination done.
Also take care of the eating habits of the child. Look whether her hands are clean and she shouldnot play in dirty area.
Always give her pure filtered water as this may prevent many infections of childhood.
Answered: Mon, 1 Oct 2012
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