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Is enuresis and encopresis related? Please advise!

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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes

You can have both or just one or the other. See your doctor if you have either or both for an evaluation and treatment options.

In brief: Sometimes

You can have both or just one or the other. See your doctor if you have either or both for an evaluation and treatment options.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Can be

Many kids cannot achieve full control until they have their chronic stool issues fixed.
Both the distal colon and the bladder are located within the same region of the pelvis.Retained old stool seems to interfere with the kids ability to empty either stool or urine normally.Fixing the stooling issue may end the enuresis.

In brief: Can be

Many kids cannot achieve full control until they have their chronic stool issues fixed.
Both the distal colon and the bladder are located within the same region of the pelvis.Retained old stool seems to interfere with the kids ability to empty either stool or urine normally.Fixing the stooling issue may end the enuresis.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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