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Question by  Gio (12)

What should I know about stool withholding?


Answer by  Jay46 (143)

First off withholding is not very beneficial to a person's digestive health. As stool collects it hardens up as it sits in the intestines making it tougher to remove. Also it backs up a person.


Answer by  patti (29325)

Anal retention is common in young children. It is a control issue. A stool softener can be effective in preventing retention. Adults with the condition often have a psychiatric condition.


Answer by  mani (813)

Constipation or haemorrhoids are common in all age groups. Constipation has no medical cause and changing of lifestyles is a remedy. If it is haemorrhoids treatment has to be taken


Answer by  Roland27 (16334)

Don't hold your stool in. If you hold your stool in you could cause several problems in your body. It will probably cause you to get a stomachache and cramps. That is the least of the things that can happen.

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