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Toddler's diarrhea (also known as chronic nonspecific diarrhea of childhood) is one of the most common causes of chronic diarrhea in otherwise healthy children.
There are several factors that contribute to toddler's diarrhea, including:
Children with toddler's diarrhea often have:
You should contact a pediatric gastroenterologist if your child experiences more serious symptoms with diarrhea, such as:
If your child experiences diarrhea associated with dairy products or other foods, you should consult a physician.
Doctors may suspect toddler's diarrhea in children with chronic diarrhea who are six months to five years old and are gaining weight, developing normally and otherwise healthy. The doctor will ask questions about your child's symptoms and the frequency of diarrhea to make a diagnosis. A detailed dietary and fluid intake history is often very helpful when evaluating causes of diarrhea.
Treatments for toddler’s diarrhea include making dietary and nutrition changes, such as:
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that no juice should be given to infants younger than 6 months old. Juice should be limited to no more than 4 ounces per day in children 1-6 years old and no more than 8 ounces per day in older children. Sport drinks should not be used outside of sport activities in older children. Cola beverages, soda and tea should be avoided completely.
As your child's digestive tract matures, the symptoms of toddler's diarrhea may improve.
Visit the websites below to find support groups and services and learn more about toddler’s diarrhea.
Riley at IU Health offers a broad range of supportive services to make life better for families who choose us for their children's care.
In addition to our primary hospital location at the Academic Health Center in Indianapolis, IN, we have convenient locations to better serve our communities throughout the state.
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