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Encopresis

Constipation is defined as either a decrease in the frequency of bowel movements, or the painful passage of bowel movements, which can lead to the loss of control over bowel movements and soiling – also known as Encopresis. Download the GIKids Encopresis Fact Sheet to learn more about diagnosing and treating your child’s constipation and fecal soiling.

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IMPORTANT REMINDER: This information from the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) is intended only to provide general information and not as a definitive basis for diagnosis or treatment in any particular case. It is very important that you consult your doctor about your specific condition.