My Son (3yrs) is constipated for a couple of weeks now with on & off rectal bleedin( twice in 10 days), Please let me know what needs to be done. I have changed his diet now & cut him off milk on which he was dependent.
welcome to HCM..,
According to your complaint......Rectal bleeding since 2 weeks
on & off...
Associate with constipation..,
It could be ( in children)...
1) Fistula or fissure in Anal region
2) Dilated vessels in Rectum....due to constipation it may bursting
4) Cancer in the Anal or Rectal areas As per your complaint ...short duration
(10 days) not favourable
5) Colonic pathology..., eg. Amoebic dysentry, Polyps, cancer..
6) any Foreign body in the Rectum or Anus..'
Hence no doubt it is emergency ...consult Paediatric surgeon...
o,k, wish you best of luck..,
please get your child pathological test of stool and cbc with esr and put the child on diluted with water the cow"milk.fruit juices such sweet pomgranate.there is homeo treatment for kid taking milk tin pack of any brand.
alumina30 thrice a day 15 drops in little water.
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