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Toddler constipated & Low white cells

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 6, 2011
  • 07:19 AM

My son has been constipated since 6months of age. He is now almnost 3. I have taken him to numerous specialists who have said that its because he holds it in. I strongly disagree as he poo's are extremely hard and large and even nwhen he has parachoc I still need to give him an enema which often ends in a tear and bleeding. The specialists have done no tests. His diet is good and he drinks lots of water. I switched him from cows milk to soy under direction of a dietician and the constipation disappeared for six months and then came back. I recently had him tested for celiac and it was negative but the test showed he had mild leucopenia. That was 1 1/2 months ago. He got sick with a stomach bug and required antibiotics and that led to oral thrush. The doctor just retested his blood and he still has mild leucopenia, although the levels have increased slightly from 3.8 to 4.6. They tested his TSH which was 1.56. They still don't have any answers and said to wait for his gastro appointment mid February. I feel like I'm on a merry go round!!

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