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What can I do if I am have trouble holding in my stool after giving birth?
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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Obstetrics & Gynecology
8 doctors agree
In brief: Evaluate
If you are having problems losing stool, something called rectal incontinence, you should see your OB dr for an evaluation.
Your dr may refer you to a colon rectal surgeon if a repair is needed. Exercises are not very helpful here. Avoid foods that cause loose stools or excess gas.

In brief: Evaluate
If you are having problems losing stool, something called rectal incontinence, you should see your OB dr for an evaluation.
Your dr may refer you to a colon rectal surgeon if a repair is needed. Exercises are not very helpful here. Avoid foods that cause loose stools or excess gas.
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Prunes
Prunes really work.
Also you can try mineral oil.

In brief: Prunes
Prunes really work.
Also you can try mineral oil.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Arthur Barnes
Question is asking about faecal incontinence. Visit your OB to assess injury to anal ring from birthing tear.
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