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    Constipation, Age 11 and Younger - Check Your Symptoms

    Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if:

    • There is blood in your child's stool.

    Watch closely for changes in your child's health, and be sure to contact your doctor if:

    • Your child's constipation gets worse.
    • Your baby younger than 3 months has constipation that lasts more than 1 day after you start home care.
    • Your child age 3 months to 11 years has constipation that goes on for a week after home care.
    • Your child has a fever.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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