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my 9 year old daghter is having trouble pooping and every time she tries she cries hard what should i do

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Asked by mmcmorris at 11:27 AM on Dec. 16, 2013 in Health

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  • please help

    Comment by mmcmorris (original poster) at 11:28 AM on Dec. 16, 2013

  • Colace. It's a stool softener. Do not use a laxative.

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 11:29 AM on Dec. 16, 2013

  • call a doctor, you know, somebody with a medical license that can give you actual medical advice.

    Answer by tnm786 at 11:30 AM on Dec. 16, 2013

  • I would try some juice first - apple or prune. If that doesn't work, you could try a stool softener. Increase her intake of fluids and fiber from here on out. Call her dr for a recommendation on brands of stool softener

    Answer by missanc at 11:31 AM on Dec. 16, 2013

  • Oh and the other more obvious suggestion.....Ask your child's DOCTOR. There may be something going on we don't know about or that would require a bit more help than medication.

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 11:37 AM on Dec. 16, 2013

  • What did her physician say?

    Answer by m-avi at 11:50 AM on Dec. 16, 2013

  • Pedialax
    it's gentle,and will work within 24-48 hrs
    When you get that fixed,UP her fiber and water intake

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 12:04 PM on Dec. 16, 2013

  • Prunes juice and rasins .... Also call your doc

    Answer by rachel216 at 12:58 PM on Dec. 16, 2013

  • Besides what others have said, she needs to drink plenty of water every day to keep this from happening....not soda, not only juices, not sugary drinks, but plenty of water.

    Answer by silverthreads at 2:23 PM on Dec. 16, 2013

  • What did her doctor say?

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 3:02 PM on Dec. 16, 2013

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