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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
Senna - Glycerin: Both glycerin and senna laxatives are rather safe, but they do work in different ways. Senna is considered a stimulant laxative and glycerin is a lub ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It is considered safe
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Sigal
34 years experience Cardiology
If used properly: Glycerin irritates the bowel lining, causing it to secrete fluids that help relieve constipation. It has no direct cardiac effects. If used to the p ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Phosphate: The kidney removes excess phospate, this ability is degraded in ckd. Fleets phosphasoda enemas contain large amounts of sodium phosphate. It is recomm ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Absolutely, if...: Estrogen suppository use is absolutely an appropriate way to help resolve vaginal lubricity problems and thinning epithelium with pain during intercou ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but: I don't thing they would help much. Your best bet is to buy a few enemas.Follow the directions on the bottle. Try to hold the contents inside for as l ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Boric acid: It is not considered one of the best treatments for vaginal yeast infections. Can cause local irritation as well. See your doctor for proper diagnosis ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Very.: Very safe AND very effective. You may have a phobia of meds, but constipation or impaction will make a believer of you.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Yes: It is usually safe unless one is on chemotherapy for cancer or has some underlying immune deficiency. An inadvertent injury as the suppositiory is ins ... Read More
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