or stool accidents, can occur as a result of children resisting bowel movements
and stool collecting in the colon. After time, children lose the urge to have
bowel movements and liquid or partial stool can leak out past collected stool causing
soiling of underwear. These accidents are frustrating and embarrassing for both
the child and parent. Dr. Steve Hodges, pediatric urologist, explains
encopresis and offers treatment options in this video.