What is a Poop Knife?

Funny as it may sound, poop knives aid in smoothly draining waste material down the drain. 

Thru this blog post, we eye at raising awareness about this laughable stool knife which seems to have a very practical use.

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Birth of the Poop Knife

Keeping track of giant bits of poop began as a simple Reddit conversation, which has become a bizarre, but handy product. Surely, everyone has a poop story that is out of the ordinary. Some people, however, are already using poop knives. Nonetheless, it seems that many more will soon use it.

In reality, the length of an average bowel movement should range from 4 to 8 inches. Hence, it is possible for some to really have flushing problems.

The idea of having a cutting tool for your stool may be hilarious but if come to think of it, it is something very functional especially for people with medical conditions.

Knife Basics


An average poop knife comes in a dimension of 9.75 x 1 x 0.3 inches. It is long enough to make sure that the job is done properly.


To ensure safety when dealing with poop, most manufacturers have a rounded edge. It is made out of silicone reinforced with metal. It also has an ergonomic grip to make sure that you can easily hold it.



As mentioned, it is made out of metal reinforced silicone. Because of this, it is strong enough to cut and hold the stool in place.


Poop knives are super cheap. You can get your very own poop knife for a fraction of the cost, which is surely cheaper compared to other tools that you need if you have plumbing issues at home.


These tools are simple and useful. They allow you to focus on flushing without having to touch the stool as it comes out of the body. Plus, it is easy to clean up.


A poop knife is a necessity for people with medical conditions like Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), polyps, and diverticulitis. It is also useful for people who have undergone surgery.

It remains to be seen if the craze of having a poop knife will sweep the world but many individuals find it very useful in their everyday lives.

How It Works

Before Use

This tool is used after a bowel movement. Use it only if the stool congests toilet. To make sure that it is there when you need it, place it in a location that you can immediately reach.

During Use

Basically, you will use this tool to cut stools into pieces such that they will be easier to flush. If possible wear gloves when you need to use the tool.

After Use

Make sure that you have carefully flushed everything away and disinfected the toilet after using it. Clean the tool using soap and water. Store it in a place that is out of the reach of children and pets.

If possible, it should be placed in a container to make sure that it will be touched accidentally. Make sure to sanitize yourself after using the knife.

Final Verdict

In a nutshell, the stool knife which started to be something that makes one laugh is indeed a very useful tool especially for those who have medical conditions.

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