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    Default Sorry, gross topic, mucous in poo

    Sorry this is pretty foul but I was wondering if anyone has any info on mucous in poos? My 6 month old is ff and on solids, does roughly 3 poos per day but for the last day or so there has been a bit of mucous in the stool and they have been quite loose.

    He seems ok otherwise. No vomiting, etc.

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    Can be a sign of lots of different things. Intolerance would be a common one.

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    PS - you should get your bubs checked at the doctors though. These things can point to other things as well, so should be properly checked out.

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    Possible intolerance. My 2 who were intolerant to dairy and soy had mucous in very loose stools.

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    Can be intolerance to cows milk. But seems odd to start now though is possible. Also can be if they had a snotty nose and are swallowing some mucous.

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    Has he had a runny nose at all? I know when bubs have colds they swallow a lot of mucus which In turn can appear in their poo. But if he hasn't best get him checked for an intolerance of some kind.

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    Looks like I might have to get him checked for an intolerance if it doesn't clear up in the next day or so. Thanks all

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    Have you recently changed formula at 6 months by the way? My FF DS had problems when we changed to stage 2 formula so we reverted back to stage 1.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lil M View Post
    Have you recently changed formula at 6 months by the way? My FF DS had problems when we changed to stage 2 formula so we reverted back to stage 1.
    Yes! Good thinking! I'm still using s26 but went up a stage.

    No runny nose but always quite dribbly so could be that too.
    The last nappy was still very loose but no mucous.

    Thanks for the replies.

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    I'm about to go up to level 2 s26 gold as well, I'll let you know if it happens here as well. Hopefully he doesn't have an intolerance and it's just dribble!!


 

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