Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: dee | 2009/02/24

Q.

10,5 MONTH OLD BABY

DEAR PROF MY BABY IS 10.5 MONTHS OLD SHE HAS A FLOPPY GLOTIS CAN YOU PLEASE ADVISE ME SHE EATS WELL BUT PASSES STOOL LIKE 3-4 TIMES A DAY SO SHE GAINS WEIGHT BUT NOT ALLOT BECAUSE EVERYTHING SHE EATS COMES OUT AGAIN IS THIS OK ?
THANK YOU

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is probaly not OK. If her stools are soft and a bit watery she may be getting too much sugar in her diet. This may come from sugar being added to foods [ which you probably don't do], so it may be due to too much in the way of naturall sugars such as fructose in fruit and fruit juices.

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