Treating Constipation

Constipation:

Management of constipation and reduction of fecal impaction can reduce pressure on the bladder neck and urethra causing LUTD. It starts with age-appropriate education and explanation.

Laxatives:

Laxatives may be given to patients in order to help them release any fecal blockage that may be putting pressure on their bladder.

Timed stooling:

The child is advised to go to sit on the toilet for 5 minutes, 15-30 minutes after meals to try to defecate. The results are recorded in a defecation diary, distinguishing between spontaneous defecation and planned defecation when they're sitting on the toilet. This will help the child to re-learn the sense of urgency. Besides toilet training, the importance of physical exercise for good motility of the intestines, healthy food, and sufficient drinking should be discussed

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