Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Tammy | 2009/01/09

Q.

stinky farts and poo

Hi Doc
I am worried about my 4 month old boy, his " farts"  are very stinky, so is his poo and it is green. He is on breastmilk, formilar and rice cereal. This(smelly farts) started about 3 weeks ago, should i be concerned?He does not look sick or anything.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This may be due to lactose intolerance. Try him on a soya formula such as Isomil or a lactose free formula such as NAN LF and see if he is less windy.

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