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What could cause green stools in infants?

-my month old son for the past 2 weeks has had green pasty poop. he has been on formula for months now instead of nursing and has been eating table food since he turned a year(the formula is stage

for toddlers). he hasnt had anything green to eat to cause it and seemsto not want much food but will take the bottle anytime its offered. he is behaving the same as usual. what could this be? thanks, Amanda
Mon, 26 May 2014
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Pediatrician, Pulmonology 's  Response
Hi...Thank you for consulting in Health Care magic. It seems your kid is having acute watery diarrhea. Unless the kid's having low urine output or very dull or excessively sleepy or blood in motion or green bilious vomiting...you need not worry. Antibiotics might worsen if unnecessarily used causing antibiotic associated diarrhea. I suggest you use zinc supplements & ORS... Hope my answer was helpful for you. I am happy to help any time. Further clarifications and consultations on Health care magic are welcome. If you do not have any clarifications, you can close the discussion and rate the answer. Wish your kid good health.
Dr. Sumanth MBBS., DCH., DNB (Paed).,
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