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Toilet Training - When to Call a Doctor

Call your doctor if you have concerns about your child's readiness for or progress with toilet training.

Most children use the toilet during the day consistently and successfully around age 3. Call your doctor if your child:

  • Does not use the toilet during the day by age 4.
  • Continues to soil his or her pants after age 5.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: March 18, 2013
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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