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Encopresis

Outlook for Encopresis

Generally, the outlook  for encopresis is excellent for children who undergo the treatment regimen outlined here. Many children who do not undergo treatment are able to resolve the problem on their own as they grow up, but this can take many years. The problem can persist into adulthood.

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Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD on July 22, 2012

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