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A 31-year-old female asked:

Good my 2 year old son has cerebral palsy and he is struggling to pass stool. what can i give him in order to help him?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Stool softener: There are simple stool water retaining products like Miralax (US) that can be used daily to keep the stool soft. Poor or irregular abdominal muscle tone can make this a chronic problem through life for some CP patients. Fiber can help some but may amplify the problem for some kids.

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Last updated Sep 3, 2018

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