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A 33-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for a child's anus or rectum to be too small and cause him to have trouble with pooping?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes- anal stenosis: As the intestine forms, it starts out like a long sausage that eventually forms an open space thru the middle.This gut descends to meet the skin of the outside (a different cell type) & the joining point can be tight or never actually connect. If a gloved little finger can easily enter the bottom, that is not the problem.Discuss the issue with your dr.
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