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Experience:  Over two decades of clinical practice. Completed a medical internship in New York City
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Y son is 2 in October. Since he was born his stools have

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Hi,y son is 2 in October. Since he was born his stools have bothered me. He didn’t poo for over a week had to be given a suppository, so I never seen any meconium. He wouldn’t poo for days, changed formula etc now nearly two his poos are always a very dark colour. It’s not good related as in they are dark all the time no matter what he eats.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Paediatrics
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Expert:  wieyedoc replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  wieyedoc replied 6 months ago.

How is your son doing otherwise?

Meeting all his milestones?

Does your son have any other medical problems or take any medications?

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Otherwise he seems to be doing great. Meeting all milestones No other medical problems or medication.
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 6 months ago.

Thank you for that additional information.

From what you have posted I would not give any thought at all to your childs feces or frequency of defecation.

These things vary widely and are perfectly normal.
If you are still really worried then keep a diary of your childs defecation along with samples of his feces and bring these to his pediatrician for evaluation.

But, in the end, I am confident that everything will be fine.

Does this make sense to you?

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