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#1 of 11 Old 05-29-2004, 02:38 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Is is a food allergy that causes my 3yr old to have sandy poop?After she goes, I have to scrap it off and give her a bath.
What do you think it is from?
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could your child be eating sand?
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i was going to ask that. my dd eats crayons and sand, and it makes her poop gritty and hard to get off

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Now, is it "sandy" or kinda "flakey sandy". When I worked in daycare there was a young biy(2ish) who regularily had flaky gritty poops. Really hard to clean! Anyways...it turned out that he generally ate a lot of oat cereals in the a.m..

If eating sand isn't the culprit, it might be something in here diet. Not an allergy perse, just the way a particular food gets processed in larger quantities.

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nuts look like sand in my kid's poop.
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In both of my kids, pears and blueberries both cause fine, sandy poop (purple-y blue sand in the case of blueberries, LOL).

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ah,i forgot about cheerio poop-when my dd eats alot of cheerio type cereal, she gets gritty poops.

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I was going to say Cheerios, but you beat me to it.
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yep, the cereals do it to my kids, cream of wheat especially.
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dd has these all the time. anything with lots of grains give her these.

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