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Streaks of blood in child's potty. ANY CLUE

(9 Posts)
gg1234 Wed 11-Oct-17 23:01:44

Although we shall be going to see the doctors tomorrow but has someone faced a similar situation. JUST ANXIOUS as to what he might be .

gg1234 Wed 11-Oct-17 23:02:57

Not streak just a streak of blood

Intomyarms Wed 11-Oct-17 23:04:33

It could be due to constipation, uti, kidney infection among other things.

You will need to see your GP quickly even if your child isn't showing signs of pain when using the bathroom as kidney infections can escalate very quickly.

gg1234 Wed 11-Oct-17 23:06:32

Thank you

DailyMailDontStealMyThread Wed 11-Oct-17 23:08:33

Glad to hear you will see a dr tomorrow. Is it bright red blood? Likely to be constipation or a small tear etc if it's fresh blood but you do need to get it checked out.

Hope it all works out ok flowers

HunkyDory69 Wed 11-Oct-17 23:12:48

He hasn't eaten beetroot recently? As that can have very alarming effects, looking exactly like blood.

gg1234 Wed 11-Oct-17 23:53:27

Yes it was bright red but can't make it out fresh or not .Beetroot .No not very fond of Beetroot but recently he has started eating a lot a nursery do thinking he might have picked up some infection from there although I really doubt that since nursery is quite clean ...

RB68 Wed 11-Oct-17 23:56:05

Bright red generally equals fresh.

Sounds like a bit of constipation but best checked. Dr will check for you

gg1234 Sat 14-Oct-17 19:51:16

thank you everyone for your advice .

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