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Two year old won't eat and poops hard
Lizdosanjos posted:
Hi everyone,

Hoping you can give me some advice. My DAughter is going to be 3 in June. She always had hard poop and we even saw a specialist due to her constipation..the dr. Prescribed a liquid gentle laxative. She was on that for 6months..she started doing good. In September we took her off the prescription per dr.s ok. By the way, dr. Never ran any tests.

About a month ago, it started again. Hard pooping which makes me think she is constipated. The next day she will have a bowl movement. But she refuses to eat even after the bm. She screams and says no mommy and if I can sneak something in her mouth she spits it back out at me. She is not potty trained due to the hard BMS.

Any suggestions? Anyone go through this? We have been dealing with this since she was 1 1/2.

Thank you
Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi Lizdosanjos and Welcome,

Until others pop in to comment I wanted to pass along a little info.

This is a frustrating and painful problem some kids go through and I am sorry to hear your daughter is battling this. These discussions may be helpful -

Poop Problems: The Hard Truth of Constipation
Help! Almost 4 Yr Old is Holding BM's

Also, our guest expert, Dr. Lara Jana, posted a series of Potty Training discussions that you may be interested in.

Let us know if this is helpful,

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