Question: Why would a babys poop be white?

White poop can indicate that your baby isnt producing enough bile in their liver to help them digest food properly. This is a serious problem. White poop at any stage should be addressed by a pediatrician.

Why is my babys poop white?

Chalky white baby poop could be a warning sign that your baby is not properly digesting food. A white color may indicate a lack of bile from the liver to digest food. In the first few years, you will experience a full range of “normal” baby poop types that simply indicate your baby is healthfully growing and changing.

What does white poop mean in child?

White stool isnt normal and should be evaluated promptly by a doctor. White or clay-like stool is caused by a lack of bile, which may indicate a serious underlying problem. Bile is a digestive fluid produced by the liver and stored in the gallbladder.

What are white strings in poop?

Pinworms are also called “threadworms.” Theyre the most common type of intestinal worm infection in the U.S., and one of the most common in the world. Theyre thin and white, and about one-quarter to one-half inch long -- about as long as a staple. Tapeworms are flat worms that look a bit like ribbons.

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