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17 Oct 2006

Sticky Bowel
My 6 month old baby has had very sticky poo for the last couple of days. She really struggles to get it out and it's only little bit. What can I do to relieve her.
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

She seems to be constipated and the stool you see is probably leaking past the constipated stool.Try an infant glycerine suppository to relieve her. You may have to use one daily for 3 or 4 days, but it should help. Then you need to make sure that she is getting enough fluid, fruit and fibre to prevent this problem recurring.
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