Blood in Toddler Stool: Causes, Treatment, and When to See a Doctor

Blood in Toddler Stool

The signs and symptoms of blood in toddler stool

The cause of the blood in toddler stool can be determined based on the color and intensity of the blood. Doctors can narrow down where the blood is coming from based on these characteristics.

  • blood mixed in the stool was a dark maroon color.
  • tarry or black stool
  • weight loss
  • abdominal cramping and pain
  • mucus in the stool
  • low energy levels
  • a parasite
  • Crohn’s disease
  • ulcerative colitis
  • anal or rectal fistulas
  • Crohn’s disease
  • ulcerative colitis
  • berries
  • beets
  • icing containing red food coloring
  • antibiotics, such as amoxicillin and cefdinir
  • icing containing black or dark food coloring
  • black licorice
  • iron tablets
  • Medications containing bismuth, such as Pepto-Bismol
  • immunomodulators
  • biologics
  • blood tests
  • abdominal X-ray
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • CT scan
  • upper GI endoscopy
  • colonoscopy
  • bloody diarrhea
  • stomach pain
  • pink or tea-colored urine



Hi, My name is Muhammad Usman Babar and I am a blog writer. I love to write about Health, Fitness, and Education. Recently I am writing at

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