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What could be the cause for yellow sticky stools in babies?

HI ,MY son is 7 and half month old, he was having fever and cold for four days, fever is gone he is fine, but he is having yellow sticky poop, he is doing it in drops and frequently, Immediately as he is drinking milk he is having very small amount of motion.
Thu, 10 Oct 2019
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Hi,

Yellow sticky stools could be due to viral infection. Please give him is oil which is low in lactose along with soy based diet for 2 weeks, he will recover within 1 week. as after viral uri gastric enzymes lactase can be lost and could give raise to such symptoms.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Prasanna Lakshmi, Pediatrician
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