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The Bristol Stool Chart

The Bristol Stool Chart or Bristol Stool Scale is an aid designed to classify poos into seven groups.

It is widely used to evaluate the effectiveness of treatments for various bowel diseases. The chart is used to describe the shapes and types of poos. It is also used as a tool to diagnose constipation, diarrhoea, and irritable bowel syndrome.

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The information provided on this site is for the use of Laxido Orange in those aged 12 years and above. Please speak to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist about the treatment of constipation in children under 12 years of age.

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