For infants

Blood in the stool in infants

Blood in the stool in infants presence of traces of bleeding in the stool of a newborn baby may be due to a variety of diseases.If any such traces need to identify possible reasons for the presence of blood in the stool and begin immediate treatment.Bleeding in the newborn can be manifested in the form of red veins, blood clots, as well as changing the color of stool infants, sometimes to black.

only exception is meconium - the baby chair in the first days of his life.Meconium will pass with time and does not threaten the health of the child.However, meconium, which appears 2-3 weeks after birth may be indicative of serious diseases, such as hemorrhagic disease, sepsis, jaundice, etc.These diseases must be treated in a hospital, under the supervision of doctors.In addition, the meconium can appear in infants, which is fed with a mixture of vitamins or given.In the case of a baby being stable meconium should not cause anxiety and eventually a change to the normal stool chair.

reasons for the presence of blood in the stool of a n
ewborn baby:

1. In the case of bleeding during bowel movements in a baby chair can appear streaks of blood.This demonstrates the pathology of a particular segment of the digestive system.

2. Cracks in the intestinal mucosa, which is near the anus.The causes of such cracks usually hard stools for a long time or fecal stones, which are often accompanied by flatulence and go very quickly, damaging the wall of the intestine.To avoid such problems with a chair, you need a nursing mother kid closely monitor their diet.

3. The appearance of streaks of blood in the stool, and diarrhea talk about food allergies and dysbiosis.Infants are pretty hard to carry the disease.So medicate in any case can not do.We need to see a doctor with a description of the alleged causes of diseases (antibiotics, violation of the diet nursing mothers, colds, etc.).With strict adherence to guidelines and recommendations of the attending pediatrician, child stool problems can be solved easily.

4. intussusception.In this case, the chair will be similar to grudnichka raspberry jelly.This baby will be restless and often feel the urge to vomit.In this case, you need to call an ambulance and continue treatment in a hospital under the supervision of a physician.

5. Helminthiases (worm infestation).It is characterized by diarrhea, drops of blood in the stool baby, abdominal pain, itching in the anal area, a decrease in total body weight of the child.

What should I do if the parents found the baby in the feces the presence of blood?

First you need to determine the cause of bleeding in the stool grudnichka tracks.When well-being of the child and small streaks of blood in the stool are advised to contact your pediatrician.In contrast, in the case of lung ailments baby and severe bleeding during bowel movements urgent need to call an ambulance to the house and to continue treatment in the hospital.

worth well to remember parents that timely detection of blood in stool child can help prevent the rapid development of various diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.

author of the publication: Svyatoslav Sitnikov

Related Posts