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Our 18 month old was using potty yesterday evening and fluid

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our 18 month old was using potty yesterday evening and fluid came out of his rear, clear kind of white cloudy watery stool, no solid no color came out. I was scared, he seemed in no pain, nothing, but we are scared. is there ok reasons this could happen? No fever, eating well today, napping a lil longer, but nothing really bad. drinking his milk fine, and ate his eggs this morning
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for your question.
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How is his bowel habit?

Does he pass stool everyday?

Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 11 months ago.

How is his diet?

Is there any change?

Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for the input.
White stool can occur when there is lack of bile.
Bile secreted from the liver is stored in gall bladder to be released when food enters the gut or intestine.
With the help of intestinal bacteria it gives the stool its normal color.
In case of bowel infection or diarrhea bile can not mix well, stool can become white.
This can occur from the diseases of liver & gallbladder like hepatitis or if there is any obstruction of biliary tract.
It may also occur with medication, diet.
As it occurred once, you can wait & watch.
If the symptom continues, I would advise to consult doctor to have an examination and tests.
I hope this information will be helpful.
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Wish his healthy life.

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