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How do you dissolve a massive toilet-blocking poo?

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SilkStalkings Mon 16-Jul-12 07:27:02

That's it really, dd's constipation is back. My first thought is washing up liquid perhaps, to work on the fat particles. Can't face going at it with a knife just yet.

ripsishere Mon 16-Jul-12 07:27:49

Big bucket of water tipped from as high as you can manage.

DukeHumfrey Mon 16-Jul-12 07:29:27

If you have another loo, leave it 24 hrs and then flush a few times again. It will start to break up.
<you may wish to leave the lid down>

redlac Mon 16-Jul-12 07:31:05

Bleach and a kettle full of boiling water

pmgkt Mon 16-Jul-12 07:38:44

Loo cleaner and leave, it will disolve it.

SilkStalkings Mon 16-Jul-12 07:58:39

Ah hot water! Has been soaking in loo cleaner all night to no avail. Thanks all.

giraffesCantFitInThePalace Mon 16-Jul-12 08:00:35

do you have a bread stick?

poke it with a breadstick then you can let the breadstick mush up in the water - saves the whole haveing to poke it then remove the poking impliment.

I did it when petitie 3yr old child did a MASSIVE shite.

disclaimer - I have no idea if flushing a mushed up bread stick down the toilet will break your toilet.

Cosmostocupcakes Mon 16-Jul-12 08:01:25

Hi - tried and tested - you may need to break down with wire coat hanger first buy put two dishwasher tabs or a scoop of laundry detergent - add boiling water - leave for as long as possible - now get on rubber gloves and a trusty mop (you will need to replace the Mop head after) and use the mop like a plunger - have a plastic bag (with no holes wink) nearby for quick removal of mop head - job done grin

Hope it works for you - this had worked many times when all else had failed - especially if loo not draining! And almost flooding! blush

giraffesCantFitInThePalace Mon 16-Jul-12 08:02:27

keep us updated - its like bobble plate in reverse

3littlefrogs Mon 16-Jul-12 08:04:22

A large scoop of biological washing powder.

Put the lid down and go and do something else for an hour.


Sloobreeus Mon 16-Jul-12 08:26:33

Washing soda (a 1kg bag from the supermarket costs pennies). A few handfuls down the lav plus some very hot water (say a washing-up bowl full). Leave for a hour or two, then flush.

SilkStalkings Mon 16-Jul-12 13:57:25

Hot water skimmed a few milimetres off the top, 3hrs with a dishwasher tab has done nothing. It's now soaking in Cillit Bang because that stuff corrodes stainless steel, surely it can make a dent in a poo? Even one that must have damaged the space-time continuum in order to teleport from my tiny, tiny 9yr old. Maybe I should just reverse the polarities, that always works in Star Trek.

SilkStalkings Mon 16-Jul-12 13:58:49

Will start poking it with rice cakes next (got no breadsticks).

shrimponastick Mon 16-Jul-12 14:03:16

One of DSSs used to do this all the time. Bucket of hot water poured from a height used to work eventually.

The other DSS used to block it using excess toilet paper. I swear - that kid must have used almost a whole roll once - no wonder it got stuck...

If you reeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaalllly felt brave you would just stick your hand in grin

shrimponastick Mon 16-Jul-12 14:03:40

<snigger> at poking with rice cakes grin

bonzo77 Mon 16-Jul-12 14:07:12

open up a wire coat hanger and poke at it a bit. flush then poke again. repeat till poo had gone to pooland. wipe hanger with bog roll to prevent drips then put straight into outside bin.

foofooyeah Mon 16-Jul-12 14:07:57

a lot of bleach usually works in our house but this sounds like a particularly resistant poo!

EnjoyResponsibly Mon 16-Jul-12 14:08:37

Wire coat hanger, chop into segments in manner of cheese, flush loo, BIN HANGER!

SkinnyVanillaLatte Mon 16-Jul-12 14:10:09

Hand blender?


RightUpMyRue Mon 16-Jul-12 14:13:55

A breadstick to tackle a massive poo?

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!!! grin

Love MN sometimes.

SkinnyVanillaLatte Mon 16-Jul-12 14:16:41

Seriously,can you direct it with the loo brush so its head-on to the bowl,so its got a fighting chance of shooting down without getting stuck sideways on.

A kind of bizarre twist on poo sticks......

frankie4 Mon 16-Jul-12 14:17:02

Blow up a carrier bag and use it as a plunger - I got this advice a few years ago from mn!

BonkeyMollocks Mon 16-Jul-12 14:22:20

Pmsl at poking poo with breadsticks!! grin

topsyturner Mon 16-Jul-12 14:26:05

grin grin grin at hand blender !!!

LeonardoAcropolis Mon 16-Jul-12 14:27:17

Chop it up with an unravelled wire coat hanger, a little piece of you may die in the process but it should work.

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