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My poo smelled like acid/vinegar, kindly suggest

my 16 month old has has some constipation & foul vinegar/acid smelling poos for about 5 days. She has also been quite grizzly & clingy so she may be in pain. I thought it may be teething , but I m not not sure as no teeth are appearing. Any advice on what could be causing the foul smell? should i take her to a doctor?
Asked On : Sun, 13 Mar 2011
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Change in stool consistency for 5 days. There is a need to worry. Kindly see a paediatrician.
Answered: Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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Painful constipation needs medication. If the stool is hard, there could be bleeding from the rectum as well. Children often have foul smelling stool/diarrhoea esp during teething/dentition, nothing to worry. Did you make any changes in his food? Visit his pediatrician for constipation med, or you can see a homeopath for the same.
Answered: Sun, 13 Mar 2011
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