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What causes sticky and loose stools in a kid?

my 17 months old son having loose motion for past two days.. the stool is very sticky... past two day he didnt have proper food and at night he consumed lot of milk i,e about half liter cow milk is that could be the reason for loose motion ? i am planning to give z & d syrup. pls suggest
Tue, 13 Oct 2020
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Hi,

Sticky stools indicate excess of fats in stools but presence of infection needs to be ruled out with needful investigations.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale, General & Family Physician
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What causes sticky and loose stools in a kid?

Hi, Sticky stools indicate excess of fats in stools but presence of infection needs to be ruled out with needful investigations. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale, General & Family Physician