Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: STORM | 2010/03/03

Q.

red nr2

My son of 19months'' feaces(nr2) are red like blood the last two days.It scares and worries me althoug he does not show any sighns of illness.Can someone pleease advise or help???

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This could be due to something he ate such as beetroot or to a medicine especially a laxative. It also could be fresh blood and if it happens again tomorrow your son should be seen by a doctor.

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