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What causes thread like feces?

I took my 6 month od baby to the hospital last night because after weeks of constipation his poop last night had thread like things in his poop I am so freaked out and worried to death but the hospital said it is just fiber stands...i am breast feeding so i dont understand. I have just started eating a ton of fiber but could the breast milk in his system realy make streads? please i am so afraid.
Tue, 12 Dec 2017
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Hello dear

Warm welcome to Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query for your baby thoroughly .

* This seems in relation with worms more likely than fiber , as your
fiber intake has nothing to do with his intestines .

Hope this clears your doubt .
Wishing him fine health ahead .

Welcome for any further assistance .
Regards take care .
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