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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?

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In brief: Why not

Bleach is very effective.
As are many of the "oxygenated, " non-bleach, laundry additives. Very hot water also helps.

In brief: Why not

Bleach is very effective.
As are many of the "oxygenated, " non-bleach, laundry additives. Very hot water also helps.
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Yes, clean with detergent, in hot water with bleach.
Should be ok. But eventually the underclothing will wear out. But that is true of all clothing, isn't it?

In brief: Yes

Yes, clean with detergent, in hot water with bleach.
Should be ok. But eventually the underclothing will wear out. But that is true of all clothing, isn't it?
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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