Red Specks In Baby Stool

Red specks in baby stoolHi everyone, just looking for thoughts. My baby has had some little specks of red blood in his stools for about 2 weeks. I’ve been dairy free since early November, and recently cut out soy about 2 weeks ago. It’s not every diaper, I’d say about.

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Red Specks In Baby Stool – Related Questions

Red Specks In Baby Stool


  • Diet or medication. Certain foods, such as tomatoes or beets, or food colorings, may cause red streaks or chunks in a baby’s stool.
  • Constipation. Constipation is a possible cause of blood in a baby’s stool.
  • Blood in breastmilk. Sometimes, breastmilk contains blood.
  • Food allergies and sensitivities.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Upper GI bleeding.
  • Infections.

How Often Should A Newborn Poop?

How often should babies poop? Expect at least 3 bowel movements per day, but may be up to 4-12 for some babies. After this, baby may only poop every few days. Baby will usually pass more stool after starting solids. Newborn will pass meconium by 24-48 hours after birth.

Does Cefdinir Antibiotic Cause Reddish Stool?

Reddish-colored stools have occurred when cefdinir was taken with iron-containing products, and may be due to the formation of non-absorbable complexes in the GI tract. [ Ref]

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