Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Fecal Soiling Treatment

Treatment for encopresis includes:

  • Perform toilet training.
  • Encourage increased intake of fluids.
  • Provide prescription medications as directed:
    • Provide laxatives or enemas only as recommended by your doctor.

Fecal Soiling Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat encopresis:

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Last Updated: Oct 13, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Fecal Soiling References
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