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What could be the reason and cure for mucous and blood traces in the stools of my 5 month old ?

hello, my 5months old baby had hard stool yesterday. now she is having mucous and blood mixed in stool. l recently fed her bananas else i breastfeed her. what could be the reason and cure?
Thu, 12 Jan 2012
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hi
u must not ignore blood in stool.
it may be normal but as mucus come with chance of infection or food poison is very high.
consult pediatric as early as u can
dont try any home treatment
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