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Does The Clean Kid Manual Work For Kids With Encopresis
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 developmental pediatricians or pediatric GI doctors. They will be familiar with various approaches, probably including the clean kid manual. You need to have someone you trust with whom you can work towards a longterm solution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you actually clean all of the bacteria and feces from underwear and pants of a kid with encopresis or will you need to buy new clothes all of the time?
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 voices in your head are nice and helpful, should I treat them? That said, if your child is soiling himself only during exercise, i would seriously seek medical attention. It is very likely that there is a physical cause contributing to this problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Almost Never: This problem is not related to to the immune system. Unless the feces is available to open skin wounds, there is generally no risk. 1 exception might be a urinary tract infection with fecal exposure to the penis or vagina and poor cleaning technique. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 in america. If the natural food had not been here when we arrived on earth, we would not have survived. Even milk is abnormal since it was "invented" for cows, not humans. ...Read more
Causes of encopresis my daughter has not suffered any abuse so please don't use that answer there must be other causes
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 painful one the next day.Kids may begin retaining stools to avoid pain & gradually change their intestinal structure.Parents often fail to treat long enough to fix the problem & encopresis by school age can result. ...Read more
See pedi GI or: A developmental pediatrician. These kids often need a combination of education & bowel retraining after an evaluation of their lower digestive tract. Sometimes a year or more must be devoted to the process & the kid must be a willing participant for it to be successful. Short term fixes invariably lead to early relapse & disappointment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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