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Is he having a cramping pain in the stomach?
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Alright, did he consume anything that could have caused the pink discoloration of the stools, like pink candy etc.?
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Pink stools in children can be a sign of blood in stools, since not all blood is red and not everything red in stool is blood. So, the first thing to do is to rule out the presence of a lower GI bleed, since blood from the upper GI usually appears black. Causes of lower GI bleeding in children are many but they almost always have concomitant symptoms with them, for example, an anal fissure would be accompanied by excruciating pain in the perianal region while passing stools, similarly intussusception of the intestine would be accompanied with sharp cramping pain in the lower abdomen etc.
The only symptom your son is showing is abdominal pain that does not seem to bother him much, so we can narrow our differential diagnosis down to a few.
These include; hemorrhoids, polyps, parasites, diarrhea or ingestion of something that had pink color in it like beets or candy etc.
Sometimes, parasites such as ascaris round worms can come out in stools and appear pink as well.
The foremost thing to do is to see a Paediatrician and get a stool routine examination done to ascertain whether this is blood, parasite or something else. Since, it is difficult to differentiate these things on a visual examination alone.
That still leaves us with parasites, hemorrhoids and polyps.
If he has been bleeding per rectally, then you need to be concerned about this as subtle blood loss like that in children can be dangerous and lead to anemia and failure to thrive.
I would advise that you see a Pediatrician as soon as possible.
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