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Why do people poop their pants when scared?

Why do people poop their pants when scared?

Reading and films...: For all the many times people are scared, this is a very infrequent occurrence. Except as a dramatic event in novels and films. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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What causes an adult to poop their pants by accident?

What causes an adult to poop their pants by accident?

Severity determines: Occasional incontinence of stool with fecal leakage is common, but loss of bowel control particularly without warning may signal a significant infection, inflammatory problem, maldigestive concern, or neurologic disorder. Sometimes, particularly in youths, the condition is behavioral. Often, anal manometry followed by biofeedback can be curative without the need of surgery or medication. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my special needs child (age: 14) won't stop pooping in her pants?

What do you suggest if my special needs child (age: 14) won't stop pooping in her pants?

Depends : It's hard to discuss without knowing what "special needs" means. If he is a teenager that really should be able to control his bowel movements, it could be encopresis. Essentially it happens when a child is so constipated, that the stool leaks around the impaction. If that what it is, treatment is aimed at managing the constipation. I often refer to the gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could stop my four year old stepson from pooping his pants?

Can you tell me how I could stop my four year old stepson from pooping his pants?

Time for consult: I would have him seen by his PCP and evaluated for chronic constipation/stool retention. If your PCP is unfamiliar with the issue, contact a pediatric Gastroenterologist or developmental pediatrician.The various problems that lead up to this symptom are complex, and often take months and years to resolve with proper help. ...Read more

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Why would a 5 year old child be pooping in his pants during night time and day time?

Why would a 5 year old child be pooping in his pants during night time and day time?

It may be encopresis: Encopresis can be caused by physical or psychological problems but is usually a result of chronic constipation. Your child should be seen by his pediatrician who may refer you to a specialist. For further work up or treatment. This condition may have serious medical or psycho-social consequences for the child and should be diagnosed treated expeditiously. ...Read more

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My 9 year old is pooping her pants or not wiping well enough what could the problem be?

My 9 year old is pooping her pants or not wiping well enough what could the problem be?

Time for consult: I would have him seen by his PCP and evaluated for chronic constipation/stool retention. If your PCP is unfamiliar with the issue, contact a pediatric Gastroenterologist or developmental pediatrician.The various problems that lead up to this symptom are complex, and often take months and years to resolve with proper help. ...Read more

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I still poop my pants and wear diapers!

I still poop my pants and wear diapers!

Your question is ???: You made an interesting comment, but did not ask a question.If you have one please submit background info and ask a specific question. Questions are not linked on the site so you must start over. ...Read more

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Why does my 9-year-old poop in his pants 3 to 4 times a day.?

Why does my 9-year-old poop in his pants 3 to 4 times a day.?

Time for consult: I would have him seen by his PCP and evaluated for chronic constipation/stool retention,overflow. If your PCP is unfamiliar with the issue, contact a pediatric Gastroenterologist or developmental pediatrician.The various problems that lead up to this symptom are complex, and often take months and years to resolve with proper help. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more