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Continence Rumours

Can you tell what's true and false about poop and pee?
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Everyone will laugh if I tell them about my problems with poo
TRUE FALSE
Not at all! Two great sources of support are your school nurse and the ERIC (Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence)
You're right! Two great sources of support are your school nurse and the ERIC (Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence)
true or false
I'm the only person my age who still wets the bed
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No you're not! 1 in 75 UK teenagers wet the bed - that's one person for every 2 tutor groups.
Don't worry, you're not on your own! In fact, 1 in 75 UK teenagers wet the bed - that's one person for every 2 tutor groups.
true or false
There is nothing that can help, I’m going to be stuck like this forever
TRUE FALSE
Nope! There's lots of medication and help available - talk to your GP if you haven't already
If you haven't already, talk to your GP - there's lot of help and medication available

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