Tips for relieving fecal incontinence

Try: Have the Care recipient (cr) sit on the toilet at the same time every day usually after the first meal of the day try using glycerin suppositories to stimulate bowel movement for the first 3-4 days while establishing this pattern make sure the cr uses the toilet or bedside commode when trying to have a bowel movement as this position will help to fully empty the bowel add fiber slowly to the diet use natural stool softeners so that the stool passes easily like prunes or prune juice ensure the cr is drinking enough fluids in order to keep stool soft help the cr engage in some exercise during each day to help stimulate bowel activity

Materials: Glycerin suppositories fiber supplements or natural foods with fiber prunes or other natural foods to soften stool

Categories: Continence Toileting

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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