When to Call A Doctor
Call your doctor if your child is older than age four and consistently soils his pants with stool. Also call if your child has started soiling after being clean for many months or years. Call your doctor if your child frequently has constipation, even if he or she is not having a problem with encopresis.
Call your doctor immediately if your child begins to intentionally drop or smear stool anywhere, including around the home or school.
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