Finger-lickin' Good

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Dear Poonurse,

I have a serious question. A friend at my college, whom I grew up with, gave us a startling revelation last week. Ever since he has been a child, he has rejected the urge to poop, and has held it in. Even then, when it would start to come out, he would "pinch it off" with his fingers, drop the poo in the trash, and either wipe his hands on his pants or lick the fecal matter off his fingers. The last time he ate any of his own fecal matter was two years ago. He also maintains he was not abused as a child, and knowing his family like I do, he is most likely telling the truth.

Have you ever heard of this, what possibly could have caused it, and what effects would it have on a person's system?

Thanks, Nate




Nate,

While I thank you (maybe) for the question, you have to know that this is really abnormal behavior, unless your friend is a cocker spaniel or something. Despite his protestations of a normal childhood, I would beg to differ. This is one effed up dude, man!

Another thing: Why on GOD'S EARTH would a "normal" person ever ADMIT to having done this in the past???? I would go to the grave with this one, personally. I suspect if he is admitting to having done this in the past, he is STILL doing it. Avoid shaking hands with your friend at all costs. In fact, avoid your friend like the plague.

As to your questions:

The name of this behavior is Coprophagia. Simply put, coprophagia is the consumption of feces. It is extremely uncommon in humans, but one of the most common complaints of dog owners. I could find relatively little information about human coprophagia, which should tell you that it is pretty sick and twisted behavior. I did find out that some people get off sexually on it.

What could have caused it?

Besides the aforementioned effed up childhood, there are many causes of coprophagia in dogs, such as:

Attention-seeking behavior: When the dog engages in coprophagia, their owner tends to reprimand and, therefore, pay attention to the animal. Perhaps your friend didn't get enough parental attention. Although, I'll bet a child who eats FECES gets LOTS of attention...

Allelomimetic behavior: The dog observes the owner picking up the feces and learns from them to do so as well. Maybe your friend's parents ate their own crap. (Unlikely, but your friend sounds pretty whack, so we must consider it.)

Maternal behavior: A bitch with puppies will often engage in coprophagia, and this behavior is normal. There are many theories as to why the bitch does this, including keeping the den clean and preventing the scent of the feces from attracting predators. Your friend's mom could have eaten his feces when he was a baby. A human baby's first poop is called Meconium, which is a tarry, black, sticky, odorless substance. It is hard to get off the kids crack with a washcloth, so maybe your friend's mom resorted to extreme means.

Dominance behavior: There have been reports of a submissive dog consuming the feces of one or more dominant dogs in the same household. There are other examples in nature where the submissive members of a group participate in apparently bizarre behaviors. Your friend may unconsciously want to be the "top dog" in his human relationships. In my opinion, however, it is doubtful that stool-eating will help accomplish this.

Reinforcement: Something about eating the feces itself reinforces the behavior. Things such as taste may be a factor in this. It's simply appealing to the dog to eat the feces, so it does so. Again, this is not likely the explanation for your friend's behavior. I can only imagine how shit tastes, and wouldn't think it appealing.

Feeding behavior: Many people feed their dogs only once per day. Some postulate that dogs naturally want to have multiple meals throughout the day, hence they use coprophagia to supplement their feeding schedule and fulfill this need. Perhaps your friend just needs to eat more often!

In any event, your friend shouldn't be eating feces. Feces are swarming with bacteria, and weren't meant to be recycled.

There is a product for dogs called Forbid that makes the taste of feces unappealing. Perhaps your friend should get some. Someone at work told me that feeding pineapple to your dogs makes them stop eating their shit.

Hmmm....I eat a lot of pineapple, and I don't eat my feces. Maybe there is something to this!

Good luck with your friend, Nate. I would personally dump him before there is another "startling revelation" made to you, such as a profound admiration for Jeffrey Dahmer or something.

And thanks for asking Poonurse.

Poonurse is an RN with 25 years experience in labor and delivery. Her qualifications include seeing a lot of poop, and owning a computer. Also, she works in Michigan, which she calls the asshole of the universe, so that's another bit of credibility. Poonurse would like to remind you that she is a poo nurse, not a poo doctor. Her advice should be taken with moderate skepticism, and you should consult a REAL, sober medical professional if you have a serious medical condition.

Got a question for her?












116 Comments on "Finger-lickin' Good"

yummy's picture

wats d problemb

me too's picture

What's the big deal? You guys are so judgemental. I challenge you all to try it 3 times a day for 1 week. If your stamina and agility hasn't increased tenfold I'd be surprised. Come on guys we need to learn to accept each other.

grossed out's picture

Okay, woah...That's nasty. I really hope that this behavior stops and I never hear the word coprophagiac again..>ICK

Joe's picture
m 1+ points - Newb

I was abused mildly as a child and the problem I now have is I hate my parents.

shitass's picture

this reminds me of one time i was in the subway late at night with my girlfriend and there wsa practically no one on the platform. She spotted this bum taking a crap on the other side of the tracks. we stared at this guy shitting out two big logs and then an afterpile of steaming softserve. then he looked right at us, picked up one of the logs and bit into it like a snickers bar. he laughed like a maniac, smeared the softserve onto his face like warpaint, then jumped onto the tracks and ran into the tunnel holding the ramaining log high in the air like the olympic torch.

I was so grossed out i threw up.

the next day when my GF called i thought about the bum eating his shitlog, and i broke up with her. never saw her again.

munkie's picture

dood thats wicked sick. but yeah... id send him to a doctor if i were you.. and i mean like.. mental doctor.. cuz eating your own shit is kinda... not cool.

Dooky Dan's picture

Eating Turds is COOL
I like um , In fact the ones I love best are the ones I find in public toilets

Muncher's picture

Well I for one regulary eat my own turds. I enjoy the taste but the real reason I enjoy it is because all you "normal" people think it's disgusting. It has nothing to do with my childhood. I like knowing I am weirder than you.

freakazoid's picture

I don't think you're weird. I just think you're stupid.

Courtney-The-Satanist's picture

There is nothing wrong with eating shit. I did it before out of mere curiousity and eww it was gross and it made my breath smell and I never ate it again.

nat's picture

I have a problem with my two year old picking her butt. Today I saw her pick her butt and then put her fingers in her mouth. She also masturbates frequently. I do not understand this and am very scared. She had marks on her like someone grabbed her. I asked my husband where they were from and he said he didn't know. I am worried and concerned .Please help asap I don't know where to go with this.

Dont MissThis's picture

****YET ANOTHER QUESTION*****

Is coprophagia dangerous?

Being a woman of the world, I've encountered quite a few strange fetishes in my life. However, my brother Mikey and his hopelessly blond girlfriend recently got into coprophagia. I'm a pretty open-minded gal, but I draw the line when I have to kiss the face that . . . well, you know. Alas, pointing out the bizarre and repugnant nature of his behavior has done little to change my lost sibling's ways. After reading a column on your site that referenced how food-service workers not washing their hands after going to the bathroom could promote the spread of disease, I started to wonder just how dangerous coprophagia is. What are the risks? Beyond disease, what could go wrong?

You discuss kinky sex practices with your brother? Man, family dinner at your house must be a trip. Still, revolting though we may find coprophagia (shit eating, for you innocents), what's the Straight Dope for if not to illuminate the universe's darker recesses? Herewith a smattering of coprofacts, on the theory that forewarned is forearmed.

The professional and for that matter the popular literature on coprophagia is pretty thin. Marine biologist Ralph Lewin, in his delightful (really) book Merde: Excursions in Scientific, Cultural, and Sociohistorical Coprology (1999), devotes a scant six pages to the subject, and these are entirely given over to a discussion of coprophagia among animals. Apparently the practice is common among rabbits, some rodents, and other herbivores that despite a cellulose-heavy diet lack the elaborate digestive plumbing of ruminants and thus must eat everything twice to obtain maximum nutritional benefit. "As a result of what is called 'colonic sorting,'" Lewin writes, "the nighttime feces of rabbits are soft and black, consisting of partly digested grasses and other leaves, and are nibbled straight from the anus as a kind of breakfast." Dogs are also notorious coprophages, doing it mainly to gross out their owners.

In a follow-up article ("More on Merde," Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 2001), Lewin offers a few additional insights on coprophagy, including 1.5 paragraphs on its practice among humans, the general message of which is that only pranksters and crazy people do this. "However," his inner scientist compels him to observe, "consumption of fresh, warm camel feces has been recommended by Bedouins as a remedy for bacterial dysentery; its efficacy (probably attributable to the antibiotic subtilisin from Bacillus subtilis) was confirmed by German soldiers in Africa during World War II." Never mind the cataclysmic case of the runs those German soldiers must have had to try this therapy. What I want to know is how the Bedouins figured it out: "Whoa, bacterial dysentery! Let's eat some camel crap."

Combing further through the journals, we find near-unanimous professional belief that virtually all human coprophages are mentally ill, retarded, or otherwise missing a few teeth off the main sprocket. A 1995 study of a 47-year-old police officer who graduated from fecal smearing to full-scale coprophagia (Wise and Goldberg, Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy) notes, "The case is the first described in a nonpsychotic [but still nutty] adult of normal intelligence." You might want to advance medical science by having the authors out to the house to meet your brother, although, to avoid reinforcing cruel stereotypes, perhaps you should hide the blond.

OK, diseases. While the hazards of coprophagia as such have attracted little medical interest, it's safe to say initiates in the brown arts are susceptible to many of the same ills dogging devotees of anilingus, fellatio following anal intercourse, and other more widely studied pastimes. Risks include viral hepatitis and parasitic intestinal infections such as giardiasis (symptoms include nausea, sulfurous belches, diarrhea, and weight loss), amebiasis (bloody colitis in extreme cases), cryptosporidiosis (nausea, vomiting, low fever, cramps, diarrhea), shigellosis (nausea, diarrhea, fever), campylobacter enteritis (in extreme cases, severe diarrhea with blood and pus), and strongyloidiasis, or infestation with roundworms (which in sufficient numbers can cause intestinal blockage). To be fair, such ailments are less of a problem for a monogamous couple than for people having sex with multiple partners, each of whom may bring a new set of bugs to the table. As for what could go wrong "beyond disease," I suppose there's always choking, although I found no reported cases of this other than one brain-damaged fellow who, if I understand the matter correctly, asphyxiated on hardened stool. Don't expect this recitation to have much effect on your brother, though. You think the prospect of roundworms is likely to deter someone who doesn't blanch when told, open wide?

canine poo expert's picture

Having worked in a kennel with the dog population ranging from 120 to 180 for nearly two years, I consider myself somewhat of an expert on puppy poo. I know this doesn't relate much to the human coprophaga "issues", but I just figured I'd add my poop knowledge to the bowl.
Not all dogs eat poop, must a majority do (at least in a kennel environment). If a particular dog eats poo in the kennel, they may not keep up the behavior once in a "regular" home. Some of course do. Anyway, when dogs eat poo it causes them to have the most rank diarrhea which we all referred to as poop eating poop. It is somewhat of an art knowing the difference between poop eating diarrhea and regular "non-poop eating diarrhea". The smell of poop eating poop is like none other. And sometimes the dogs can get very ill. I worked in a very well maintaned kennel and with very high quality dogs. A lot of kennels have disaterous spred of giardia because of poop eating. My kennel had a poop watcher that tracked poop more than once a day so we had a lot of insight to what was going on.
I can only imagine that people who eat poop (actually ingest it) would have the same diarrhea problem. And since diarrhea is not a healthy thing, I'm sure it could be quite a problem for some.
Sometimes the dogs got bloated or would vomit the poop that they ate. The poop eating vomit was the ultimate in smell and "gross-ness", far out weighing that of the poop eating poop. I also often wondered how many times the dogs would "recycle" the poop (ie: eating poop eating poop). I never witnessed any of the afore mentioned devouring. The dogs too, did know that it was an undesirable behavior. They would often be scarfing a steaming pile quickly befor getting scolded, etc.
In the time that I worked for this kennel, I happened to contract a parasite that caused me much grief. I NEVER knowingly ingested poop, and was always very caustious, washing my hands more than often. Luckily, once found, the parasit was easy to get rid of. I'm sure it was the working around so much poo that caused me to contract this particular parasit.
Anyhoo - that's that from me. Take it for what it's worth.

PS- I don't think that all people who eat poo or have poo issues are psychopaths or retarded. I'm guessing there just aren't enough studies of human coprophasia to get a real idea.

logsucker's picture

I tried to let you all see the POV of a person with a scat fetish but I guess really honesty is not allowed here as my posts were deleted

ok i'll watch's picture

people who injest it likely do not do it very often and only a small amount so it can not be compared to a dog that does it allot. I think its a sexual attraction...just a progression frm lingus. Everyone here is a sexual deviant by puritan standards. So judge not lest ye be judged.
There is fear involed in sexual expression untill one comes to terms with it. Fear of being called a hoar, a tramp, a slut and getting contempt instead of love and in a ,ans case being called a pervert insyead of a stud lol!

Turd Cleaner's picture

I worked in psychiatric hospitals for years. As part of my initiation into the wide world of mental health I was required to take a toohbrush and clean poo out of mentally ill peoples mouth. I have never seen anyone get sick and die from poo eating,BUT I have never seen any of those folks live to a ripe old age either. Except for the guy who slipped into the bathroom, stole a turd, went to the dining room, gobbeled his lunch down, and then puked it all up on the table. Heck I thought we were going to have a riot in the dining room that day. All the higher functioning patients were wanting to kill him.Another bad thing was these people were always wanting to shake your hand. As a result of this I have an overpowering urge to wash my hands every time I shake hands with someone even when I am not at work. Now before I get flamed here I must point out that only a small percentage of mentally ill people eat poo and that those who do are always the most extremely disturbed.

in the know's picture

To draw a line under this subject and get us away from the frankly unenlightened comments of nursepoop and her followers I would like to state that in the area of shit and scat the medical world including Psychiatry really doesn't have a model to judge or assess the practice of scat play reasonably and with any insight. So for starters lets get away from pathologising people that choose to play with or eat shit. There are alot of folk out there with shit fetishes and the world is big enough to accommodate them and the folks that just like frottage and dry kissing. If it's consensual and between adults then hey it's all cool. If you are out there doing it - eating your own shit or others then enjoy it - find other people that are into the same thing and realise that what you are up to is A Ok.
The sickness is in the minds of the people that judge you.

Bunghole In the Jungle's picture
l 100+ points

I've seen plenty of dogs eating their own crap. However, I've never actually met (at least I don't think!) a person who did. I'm wondering if it's more than just a neurosis thing. Could it be a vitamin or mineral imbalance like that which causes certain invidiuals to eat dirt? Just wondering. It's all new to me..

keeping the whack in tally-ho...
Fartuituos!
Serenshittipy!

The Dumpster's picture
i 2000+ points

Bunghole writes: "It's all new to me."

I would certainly have assumed that, my dear!

I can only imagine what the content mods have had to throw out of this thread.

You's picture

Whoa! Sounds fun!

NOT.

I'm a nun.

Sally's picture

I totally relate to that! My friend does that like all the time and it grosses me and my friends out and we are afraid to eat anything she has touched or not touch anything she has touched because she never washes her hands ...even after going to the bathroom!!We don't wanna get a disease or anything.So i believe this story because my friend does the exact thing,and we all want to tell her to stop.

GottaGoGirl's picture
i 2000+ points

Over a year ago, "nat" wrote: "...I have a problem with my two year old picking her butt. Today I saw her pick her butt and then put her fingers in her mouth. She also masturbates frequently. I do not understand this and am very scared. She had marks on her like someone grabbed her. I asked my husband where they were from and he said he didn't know. I am worried and concerned .Please help asap I don't know where to go with this..."

If anyone's reading this later, saying the same thing: "I don't know where to go with this.", the answer is: FIRST-Get The Baby The Hell Outta Dodge! (Your Mother's House or a hotel, or a friend's house, or even a shelter), SECOND-The Pediatrician. Depending on what the doctor tells you, you would THEN go STRAIGHT to The Police Department, and after THAT to Your Attorney's Office. Do not pass "GO"; do not collect $200.

I wonder what happened with "nat".

Holy Crap!'s picture

Well...This guy is amazing to me! How can someone live their whole life without pooping? Woundnt he blow up?

crap eater's picture

i have eaten my own feces since i was six im now 23 but other than that im really hygenic my teeth are white and i shower twice a day if not more there are a lot of people out there that have this disorder please will anyone just speak up so i dont feel alone

Anal About Poop's picture
l 100+ points

Sorry CE, but you're alone. You're very very alone. Except for the voices in your head.

Fart Poopie's picture
j 1000+ points

That is one disturbed man. I wonder what Nate did and if he's still friends with the poop licker.

cacapants's picture

This is a comment to Crap Eater. You are not alone and are not a total wacko as you already know, but a person with different tastes than others. Just be aware of the health aspects - especially with others poo - but feel good about yourself. Now I must tell you, that I have been with a gf who was into poo eating, in her case, more like poo licking, as she really enjoyed licking my ass after pooing, and we communicated openly about it. She never got ill. We also did some sex play where we put on diapers and pooed em a bunch. I think we were just being big children. Now eating poo is certainly a nasty thing, but you can see there are lots of fans (i did a search on "scat" and "kaviar" as these are the supposed names for this activity). I think all things in moderation must be OK - even a bit of poo! I once heard a guy on TV, a microbiologist, say that you could probably eat a tablespoon of your poo every day and you would be fine. They were talking about poo contamination in food. Now, chawing down on a whole 10" log, this is a different story! i still poo my pants every once in a great while as a complete childlike release and it is a wonderful thing. I actually feel more adult being able to enjoy it now and know I am a Good Person.

gaggin on grogan's picture

I read poopreport on my only break of the day. At lunchtime. What a hell of a diet aid. I read this stuff and I don't EVER want to eat again. Fuck Richard Simmons and Denise Richards - you guys are way better.

healthy 1's picture
j 1000+ points

TSV, I can relate. I too was molested by a parents friend. This happened to me at the age of five, during Thanksgiving 1982. I never told my father about what had happened unil about 8 months before he died (8/06). These situations can deffinetly scar a person.

After that ordeal, I would hold my poop in until I was alone. I would not use public restrooms until I was about 23 yrs old.

(Going off topic for a sec). As I have mentioned in previous threads, I compost my excrement, I found a sites that tell how to destroy the pathogens in poop, I am posting the web adress here so people can see exactly what pathogens are in poop.
http://www.iscowp.org/Nuggets/Humanure%20Compost.htm
My advice to anybody with " psychological poop problems", try to overcome your situation, only you can. If you have someone who is willing to listen talk about it with that person but, be sure that you can trust that person with this kind of information.
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The Fat Controller's picture

yum-yums!

I have read over the above posts and would like to caution those among you so ofended by rare toilet practices - please, show some tolerance! I don't know about yours, but mine (the United Kingdom) is a pluralistic society where tolerance is a chief value. Would you call a Muslim insane for praying five times a day? No, the reasonable among you would not. Double standards are at play here; neither practice (praying five times a day to an unproven deity, or using poo in a recreational manner) has been shown to have any health benefits, or negative repercussions (besides a sore back, or a bit of the ol' wormy gut!), so please, refrain from casting such harsh judgement. One must first take the log out of one's own eye before attempting to remove a log from another's, so sayeth the Lord! ; )

Personally, eating poo is not my taste. However, I do like to wear poop in my shoes and squish around the countryside and have practiced this since my Oxford days, when I discovered it to be a great stress release. I find myself in fits of giggles, and forget any troubles I may have and I highly recommend it.

Now, don't worry yourselves about coming across my stinking feet on the tube. I make sure I go several hours out of London to a remote spot to make squishy-toes, so as not to offend anybody. However, there are many travellers and walkers on this crowded isle (especially on a Spring or Summer Sunday afternoon) and they can't always be avoided. One Sunday I was approached by a man, his wife and their two young children while sitting 'neath a cragg... I had had a good squish around and was sitting back and listening to Mozart's 'Magic Flute' on my Bose exterior noise reducing headphones, resting my ankles (I weigh 200 pounds) and up they came... I told them I had stepped on a lamb-pat (ewe!) but they soon realised that not all was well in the kingdom of Queen Elizabeth, by my grubby trouser cuffs! Naturally, this dispatched them. Thereupon I made my exit as sprightly as my nutty feet could carry me. I believe they were tourists, American. Unlikely to have caused much of a fuss. Understand, I have a reputation to uphold, and sadly one's reputation is upheld by others.

Faithful poopers, I implore you. I am a successful financier in the city of London, regarded as an upstanding, honest and not to mention, generous citizen (I sit on a number of charitable boards). I have a rather unusual hobby, tis true, but I am no ninny or madman. I am completely in control of myself. To me and others like me, please extend the tolerance you extend to others who do not share your cultural tendancies. The world would be a much better place for it.

Yours

FC

GottaGoGirl's picture
i 2000+ points

See, but that's just it. When you say you like to squish poop with your feet, I shrug and think, "So what?"

But if you were to say you then like to LICK THEM CLEAN, I would say, "You need help."

There's a damn line to NOT cross.

you-self-loathers's picture

All of you seem to be in intense denial about you're own personal feelings about this whole fetish thing.

Anonymous Coward's picture

As a child I used to force my poo to stay in. This was because I suffered from constipation and each time I went it hurt so much that over time I became scared to "go" so i held it in for as long as possible. When I did eventually go I used to pull it out with my fingers in the hope that it didn't hurt so much. But no way did I EVER lick my fingers afterwards.

Maybe this guy had some kind of fear of going like I did.

Anomalous Coward's picture
k 500+ points

A nasty old goo from Woonsocket
Kept used TP in his pocket.
When asked "Why do it?"
He replied "Cuz I chew it,
And if you ain't tried it don't knock it."

I think I'm gonna hurl after reading this one.

Anonymous Coward's picture

Is it bad to eat poop. one of my friends said he did it when he was 4

GottaGoGirl's picture
i 2000+ points

I'd say age 4 is about the cut off for getting away with it.

So the answer for you is: "Yes".

DRIP_DOWN_YO_LEG's picture
m 1+ points - Newb

it sounds like ur friend needs some help and i can totally agree with the first comment whoever that guy is who put up the first comment knows his stuff and i hope what he says helps this person
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HerShe Highway's picture

In reference to Don'tMIssThis: it is not *common* for rabbits to eat their cecals (darker, moister poops-not pellets) it is *necessary* for them for exactly the reason stated: their digestive systems are not capable of breaking down the nutrients they need from their food the first time thus they must digest it a second time. Most people have never seen these softer poops because a) they don't have rabbits and b) this is done usually (not always) very late at night when rabbit owners are asleep.

There is just no comparing the necessary dietary habits of rabbits to coprophagiasts!


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There is a light at the end of the tunnel.

Cocker Spaniel Owner's picture

My Cocker Spaniel doesn't lick shit off of his paw!

Anomynous Coward's picture

I think it miht be a coupple things....maybey he was sexually abused once, as even a smal child (so small he wouldn't remember) and subconciously doesn't want that feeling "there"...orrrr, maybey he has realy really bad hemmoroids.....ooooooorrrrrrr, as a kid, he could have a megacolon, (he'dve had this since childhood) and that would make deficating really really painful, resulting in his behavior from a very early age. If he's been doing it since he can remember, it's not that wierd to him. I think it might be that last one.

Anonymous Coward's picture

My exactly 4 year old nephew has started pooping in a tupperware container and storing it under his bed. Even after being punished, he still continues. Anyone ever heard of this type of behavior in a child that young? I'm thinking of calling DSS child protective services.

Bilgepump's picture
Comment Quality Moderatorh 3000+ points

Perhaps he's attempting to grow psilocybin mushrooms, which probably isn't a CPS issue, but one better suited to the FBI or DEA.

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Iron Bladder's picture

maybe your nephew is just curious about what poop might do if it's not flushed (we never really get to know them)

Anonymous Coward's picture

To "FC" (the poo in the shoe in England man)
Why not simply put marshmellows in your socks or jello, or a pudding of some kind? It would avoid repelling innocent families from your pooey feet. Also when you said people should respect your cultural tendencies, are you implying all british enjoy walking in bum bears? I know plenty of English that would be offended by this and would prefer being recognized for shakespeare and pinstripes.

Poop Monster's picture

His parents should make him read "Everybody Poops". If I were Ohpra, I'd put it in the Book of the Month Club.

mommy in trouble!'s picture

Hey everyone. I found this website because i was trying to find out what is wrong with my 2 yr old daughter??? she gets so much attention and is my little princess. she has never been abused in any way or definatly molested! she has this thing though if she poops in her diaper and i don't change her right away she sticks her hands down her pants and eats her poop. it's gross and i'm worried she has something wrong with her. honestly though she sticks anything and everything in her mouth from rocks to soap to shoes... anything. i don't know. do you think it's just a weird phase??? i hope so. she is also a very independant little girl and wants to be boss. help!!!

p.s. please no stupid immature comments about her. she is my baby girl.

daphne's picture
PoopReport of the Year AwardSite AdminComment Content ModeratorComment Quality Moderatore 6000+ points

Mommy, I'm a mom of two and feel badly that you're having this gross problem. It sounds like you should ask your doctor if there's some type of reason he or she thinks it might be happening, as doctors sometimes have seen your problem before. I'd also scold her for it in the manner that "No! Poop is yucky!" Make sure that she knows you disapprove of it.

I'd say something like wash her mouth out with soap afterwards so that she gets a negative connotation with poop, but it sounds like she might eat the soap and ask for more.

Oh, and this is Poopreport. We gets all types here, and lots of us make bad jokes. I'm certain that someone is going to say something ridiculous about your situation because, well, it is off the wall. Don't get mad or take it personally if you get teased or get a funny response. It's just part of the site.

Best wishes. I have this vision of a little toddler in a Hannibal Lector mask to prevent her from eating stuff walking around a diaper. It's weird.

Just kidding girlfriend. Hang in there.


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ChiliKahKah's picture
j 1000+ points

This called Harlan Sander's disease because of the finger licking good aspect of the issue.

ChiliKahKah's picture
j 1000+ points

If the poop was soupy, it might be the dreaded campbell soup disease......MMMMM goood, Mmmmmm, good...

Russell's picture
l 100+ points

That's sick. No offense but it is sick
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