Your son's habit of keeping his stools in will lead him to become more and more constipated. It will help to give him a stool softener for a while.Try Duphalac solution. The dose is 5ml twice daily. A 10 to 14 day course should help. He will find out that his stools no longer hurt him because the are not hard. Make sure that his diet is high in fruit and fibre and that he drinks water.
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