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does the clean kid manual work for kids with encopresis

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Talk to a specialist: Encopresis can be an especially trying and difficult disorder to treat. The specialists in treating it usually are either behavioral and developmenta ... Read More
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on cause: Many conditions cause encopresis. The most common cause in normal kids is adhd. Poor habits, diet, fluid intake, fear are the other causes. Kids wi ... Read More

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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
15 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Quite a few studies have shown that it may work well in certain kids with encopresis.
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Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Good to Try: This may be especially helpful in assisting the child with getting back into a regular pattern of going to the bathroom. If the encopresis is associat ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
15 years experience Psychiatry
Why not: Bleach is very effective. As are many of the "oxygenated, " non-bleach, laundry additives. Very hot water also helps.
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes, clean with detergent, in hot water with bleach. Should be ok. But eventually the underclothing will wear out. But that is true of all clothing, ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Irritable CNS: The automatic part of the central nervous system is excitable and bowel activity is reactive without voluntary control. The easiest way to bring it on ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
15 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: Encopresis is soiling beyond that "desired." that is, in the toilet or diaper. A psychiatric problem is only a problem when it is a problem! if the vo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: Although leaking poo is a gross issue, I have not seen an issue of related illness in three decades of following these patients.Their biggest issues s ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Constipation: Most have some degree of abdominal fullness or aching. Theyb are often constipated and have trouble passing threir stool which may be large, hard, com ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
God made food: Encopresis is not psychological! it is evidence of brain irritability, commonly induced by poor diet, particularly all that sweet "junk" that prevails ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Common problem: Various degrees of stool retention are common in childhood.It can be triggered simply if a kid decides not to poo when nature calls & then has a pain ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
15 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: Encopresis in a ten-year-old is a complicated issue. It's best to consult with an experienced psychiatrist first, prior to trying any treatments. Only ... Read More
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