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help please?

My daughter is 5yrs old and has started pooping in her underwear again!!! Please anyone advice would be great!! She has slight autism is this normal for that i dnt know????

 
Melissa303

Asked by Melissa303 at 6:44 AM on Jun. 27, 2009 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • i would imagine it is pretty normal. everykid regresses at some point. just try to be pateint and firm.
    bettylou420

    Answer by bettylou420 at 8:59 AM on Jun. 27, 2009

  • Is it a full bowel movement or just a little poop? That makes a difference.
    If it's a full bowel movement, then she may need some retraining time.
    If it's just a little bit, she may have encopresis - which can be due to many things but constipation is the most common.
    kaycee14

    Answer by kaycee14 at 8:07 PM on Jun. 27, 2009

  • nope just a little poop weve taken her to docters and they said she holds her poop.now theve given us miralax fr her to take and their going to check up on her in a couple of months, but she just started this 2 days ago why i dont know but another mom said its part of her autism and adhd and ocd.
    Melissa303

    Answer by Melissa303 at 5:27 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

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