Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: WORRYNESS | 2007/03/29

Q.

NO 2

MY 4 YR OLD SON GOES TO THE TOILETT FOR NO 2 AND WHEN I WIPE HIM THERE IS A JELLY LIKE BLOODIENESS ON THE PAPER WHAT CAN IT BE. I AM VERY WORRIED ABOUT IT AND HAD HIM AT THE DOCTOR AND HE GAVE US A BOTTLE FOR A STOOL SAMPLE (SORRY FOR THIS MESSY SUBJECT)

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is indeed important to find out what is causing this problem-such as a parasite infection or some other bowel infection or problem.You will need to take a stool specimen to your doctor.

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