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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????


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.

    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.

    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 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.

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