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Child with frequent diarrhoea

(6 Posts)
cookieswirls Sun 13-Nov-16 13:31:42

My dd is 5 and recently has had very frequent bouts of diarrhoea. She is constantly hungry and when she eats has to go straight to the toilet. She has missed a lot of school over this and I've been putting it down to stomach bugs but now I'm starting to think there may be a different cause. I do have a doctors apt booked for tomorrow but would like to know if anyone else's dc have suffered the same

dementedpixie Sun 13-Nov-16 14:37:56

Have you kept a food diary to see if it's a dietary cause? Does she have a lot of dairy or eat a lot of wheat based foods?

cookieswirls Sun 13-Nov-16 16:15:00

No I haven't. That's a Good point actually it could be dairy

NK346f2849X127d8bca260 Sun 13-Nov-16 17:15:27

Sounds food related to me, has she had a stomach bug recently? If she has some children can get a temporary food intolerance.
I second the food diary, particularly look at gluten and lactose containing foods. Have a Coeliac ds and another ds who is lactose and wheat intolerant.

NK346f2849X127d8bca260 Sun 13-Nov-16 17:17:23

Fun in our house with meals, especially now dd has decided to trial vegetarianismconfused

NK346f2849X127d8bca260 Sun 13-Nov-16 17:19:03

And the other one is just plain old fussy!

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