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My 3 year old has not been eating well since 4 days...and
Good morning. My 3 year old has not been eating well since 4 days...and hasnt pooped in 5 days. I gave him miralax the day before yesterday & a suppository yesterday night but he still hasnt pooped ? … read more
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My son has been chronically constipated since he was 22 months old. He is now 28 months. Prior to that he had great BM and made 1-2 poos a day by himself. He started having trouble when the weather go… read more
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I think my 4 Year old is impacted. She has not had a normal
I think my 4 Year old is impacted. She has not had a normal bm in weeks, only tiny coin size. Yesterday she had 6 or 7 diarrhea stools that just dripped out of her without her control. The whole time … read more
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My 4 year old has lost control of her bowel movements and
My 4 year old has lost control of her bowel movements and leaks a few times a day. This has happened over the last three weeks. Her pediatrician said to give 2+ capfuls of Miralax a day until her move… read more
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Our son is 5 and he saw the pediatrician 3 weeks ago for stomach pain and refusal to eat lunch. The took an x-ray, resulting in mild to moderate contsipation as the diagnosis. He was on miralax 2x/day… read more
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My 5-year-old son saw a pediatric gastrointerologist on
My 5-year-old son saw a pediatric gastrointerologist on Thursday who recommended a course of treatment for encopresis. He prescribed a combination of 15 ML of milk of magnesia 1 x day for 2 days, 60 M… read more
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My 2 year old son has an impacted bowel. His pediatrician
My 2 year old son has an impacted bowel. His pediatrician said to give him 2 enemas and 2 suppositories. I gave one enema last night and got a huge amount of mushy stool back. The suppository I gave a… read more
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My 3 year old son has not has a bowel movement in 3 days and
My 3 year old son has not has a bowel movement in 3 days and complains of LLQ pain. We had him to the er earlier this week with vomiting, dehydration and constipation. He has been taking miralax with … read more
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My three year old daughter has had issues with bloating, gas
My three year old daughter has had issues with bloating, gas and constipation recently. A week ago I took her to her pediatrician and he did a rectal exam and confirmed that she was very constipated. … read more
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My son is 12......he had a stomach virus with fever, nasea
my son is 12......he had a stomach virus with fever, nasea and vomiting, diarrhea......... he's been sick with abdominal pain for almost 4 weeks....... he also has leg pain, lower back pain, and conti… read more
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I have a question about a child. He's 10. He has been having
I have a question about a child. He's 10. He has been having problem partially defecating in his pants. He was seen by a doctor and was Mirlax due to a blockage. For a year he was on medicine for inac… read more
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My 3 year old was constipated over a month ago and his
my 3 year old was constipated over a month ago and his doctor prescribed enemas and laxatives... he has bowel movements now but several times a day he complains his belly hurts. When I ask him where, … read more
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My premature baby (2 months old now) is switched from breast
My premature baby (2 months old now) is switched from breast milk to formula a few weeks ago. Now he is constantly constipated. It got worst past 2 days, he didn't have his bowel movements at all. Wha… read more
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Okay...my question deals with bowel movements...what is
Okay...my question deals with bowel movements...what is considered normal and abnormal in amount/size? My 11 yo son is afraid to go to the bathroom because his BMs are so large they actually hurt him.… read more
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My son has not had a in 48 hours. He is 4 1/2 years old. He
HI, My son has not had a BM in 48 hours. He is 4 1/2 years old. He started camp two weeks ago after being in the same daycare/preschool for 3 1/2 years. He also had three accidents last week which is … read more
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My 4 year old son has been constipated for 6 weeks and has
My 4 year old son has been constipated for 6 weeks and has had only two bm in the last 3 weeks (both small and hard). He is very uncomfortable, cranky, sleepless, and not playing through fear of doing… read more
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My 5-year-old son has been out of diapers/pullups for a
My 5-year-old son has been out of diapers/pullups for a year. In the last few weeks, he is having frequent accidents. He says he can't tell when the poo will come out, so it comes out and we have a me… read more
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My son is 7 months old and has been constipated since he was
My son is 7 months old and has been constipated since he was 4 mo. He's 95th percentile for height, 25th for weight. No weight gain in 3 months. His pediatrician told us he couldn't be constipated, si… read more
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