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I think I have given my 4 month old too much prune juice as

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I think I have given my 4 month old too much prune juice as he is refusing feeds and I think has a tummy ache. What should I do next?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I gave him the prune juice to treat constipation. One 5ml serving didn't work so we increased to 10ml then to 15ml. He has been passing stools great but now this problem has arisen.
Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 1 year ago.
Hello
I am not sure why you are giving a 4 month old prune juice.
That is too early.
I would take this baby to the doctor.
We can not examine the baby, and this could easily be a more serous problem.
Is belly needs to be examined at this point.
Refusing feeds would not typically be due to prune juice, as that symptom would resolve rapidly.
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