Q&A: What should I do about my 6 year old's potty issues?

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my grand son is 6 years old and is still not potty trained. he tells me he cant tell when he is using the bathroom. his poop is like really sticky like oatmeal and is very hard to clean him up.. he might have 3 or 4 accidents a day. he goes to pee when he feels it but will not go poop. now having problems at kindergarden and I know he will not be able to go to school next year. what should I do?

- Eddie


Kelly Roush, DC, CCSP, ATC - LocateADoc.com

He could possibly have a spinal subluxation of his lumbar or sacral region creating nerve interference making it difficult for him to determine when gone has to go to the restroom. Take him to your local chiropractic physician for an evaluation. 

--Kelly Roush, DC, CCSP, ATC
Gallipolis, OH

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