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3 year old's BM.... adult content

i have noticed with in the last few days that my 3.5 year old has been having newborn like bms, almost black colored and kinda tarry when wipping his behind. is this because he's getting to many vitamins and minerals or should we see the pedi?

 
dreamangel06

Asked by dreamangel06 at 5:52 PM on Apr. 30, 2011 in Kids' Health

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  • I would goto the doctor. It sounds like blood in the stool, that's exactly the description of of a bleeding intestine. GET IT CHECKED ASAP.
    amberpatterson

    Answer by amberpatterson at 7:06 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • I'd at least call your pedi
    Ashlynnsmommy07

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 6:04 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • we have an appointment for thursday...hopefully its nothing
    dreamangel06

    Comment by dreamangel06 (original poster) at 8:10 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • Has he been taking vitamins with iron?. That can sometimes cause it, but I'd call pediatrician to be sure.
    elasmimi

    Answer by elasmimi at 10:42 AM on May. 5, 2011

  • That doesnt sound good. Update on how hes doing?
    Aqua_Jen

    Answer by Aqua_Jen at 9:14 PM on May. 5, 2011

  • we have to do a poop sample....sooo looking forward to doing that lol hopefully its good news. And he hasnt been taking vitamins with iron.
    dreamangel06

    Comment by dreamangel06 (original poster) at 10:19 PM on May. 5, 2011

  • I would call the doctor and see what they say
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 10:49 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • I'm glad you have an appointment. I hope it's nothing serious, but I've heard that is nothing to mess around with!
    Sarahb21

    Answer by Sarahb21 at 10:09 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • keep us updated hope all is well
    hfaddis

    Answer by hfaddis at 8:23 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • he was just constapated(sp?) once we got more fiber and snuck veggies in, he has had no more issues!!! Thanks so much ladies for the concern and advice.
    dreamangel06

    Comment by dreamangel06 (original poster) at 9:48 PM on May. 20, 2011

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