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If your son is 8yo and has encopresis, is there a type of diaper I can buy in order to prevent the smell?

If your son is 8yo and has encopresis, is there a type of diaper I can buy in order to prevent the smell?

It's tough: If your are trying to get your kid to stop being encopretic, sometimes diapers, in my experience, kinda coax kids to just soil more, as they realize they are wearing diapers. Encopresis can be very challenging to manage. I have various strategies for the kids i see, and my best advice is to have you and your son work together with a specialist. I think the smell is just going to be part of it. ...Read more

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Dr. Patrick Hitchon
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Stool Holding (Encopresis) (Definition)

Encopresis is a condition in which there is leakage of stool in a child who has been toilet trained. Causes of encopresis include stress, Hirschsprung's disease, and constipation. Children with constipation may have encopresis due to stretching and desensitization of the rectum by the retained stool. Additional stool may leak around the blockage. ...Read more


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How can you prevent the babies from diaper rash?

How can you prevent the babies from diaper rash?

Meticulous hygiene.: Most baby diaper rashes are either irritative or infectious in nature. Urine & feces commonly irritate baby's skin triggering a diaper rash. Otc diaper creams are geared to seal the skin from these caustic exposures. Yeast & bacterial infections can produce diaper rashes as well. These are more complicated to diagnose & treat--requiring your doctor's help. Baby wipes can produce rashes as well. ...Read more

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How to prevent the babies from getting diaper rash?

How to prevent the babies from getting diaper rash?

Best treatment: Is frequent diaper changes and use of barrier cream with zinc oxide... If that doesn't help, you may be dealing with a yeast infection and may need an antifungal cream as well. ...Read more

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How can I prevent my baby from getting a diaper rash?

How can I prevent my baby from getting a diaper rash?

Barrier cream: Always use barrier cream or ointment with each diaper change. Baby's get diaper rash because their skin comes into contact with their urine and feces. If you form a barrier on their skin, this helps prevent rash. Examples include vaseline, aquaphor, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) bag balm, etc. ...Read more

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My baby is 2 weeks old. He keeps getting pus/fluid filled blisrers in his diaper area, buttox, pubic area. What can I do to prevent this?

My baby is 2 weeks old. He keeps getting pus/fluid filled blisrers in his diaper area, buttox, pubic area. What can I do to prevent this?

Ammonia diaper rash: The rash sounds like an ammonia induced diaper rash that comes from concentrated urine. Wash your childs diaper area with soap and water. Use a hair dryer to make sure the area is meticulously dry. Change diapers frequently or leave diaper area exposed to air. Push fluids like water to dilute urine. Use diaper creme combined with an antibiotic ointment. ...Read more

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Why does my daughter keep getting diaper rash if i put stuff to prevent one after every changing? Am i putting to much on her and causeing it myself?

Why does my daughter keep getting diaper rash if i put stuff to prevent one after every changing? Am i putting to much on her and causeing it myself?

Well, you could have: Contaminated the cream you're using, or it could be a yeast infection. Zinc oxide paste coats raw, weepy areas very well. Use disposable gloves when removing & applying the paste, to avoid getting staph from your hands onto skin or mucous membranes that are cracked or open. See her pediatrician. Always wipe front-to-back when cleaning urine & stool. ...Read more

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Which is more safe(vaseline petroleum jelly vs sudocream ) to prevent diaper rash with every diaper change?

Which is more safe(vaseline petroleum jelly vs sudocream ) to prevent diaper rash with every diaper change?

Vaseline (petroleum: Petroleum jelly is well tried protective barrier that protects skin from chemicals present in urine and stool. Also keeps skin moist. Best when used after washing diaper area with plain warm water pat it dry and apply petroleum jelly. I don't know the contents of sudo cream therefore will not be able to comment about it's efficacy. ...Read more

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Tips on preventing finger pain and damage while typing?

Tips on preventing finger pain and damage while typing?

Typing not a cause: The typing is not the cause of the pain. Have a rheumatologist look at your hands for an underlying cause. ...Read more

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Any tips of preventing finger pain and damage while typing?

Any tips of preventing finger pain and damage while typing?

Not an issue.: Typing should not cause pain or damage. If it does, then see a rheumatologist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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