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How do I help my daughter & grandson deal with a soiling issue, he is 8?

This problem begain with constipation and has now become a behaviorl as well as a physical problem. Has anyone dealt with this problem, he has seen a doctor & is " retraining " but he feels sitting on the potty is mean punishment & his mommy hates him, she tries but is not consistant with schedule, Miralax or reaction. I know she feels helpless & frustrated. Please help, I love them both

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:18 PM on Jun. 16, 2009 in Health

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  • Using the toilet as punishment is a sure way to cause serious emotional problems. A child psychologist would be very helpful.

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:34 PM on Jun. 16, 2009

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