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Are there enemas that are stronger than Fleet enemas

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: The stimulant in Dulcolax suppositories is available inliquid form and can be administered as an enema, mineral oil enemas are also helpful in removin ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Green stool color: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Fluid into colon: A method of introducing fluid into the rectum via anus; can be water, salt solutions, oil for retention; do not use soap suds. Typical use is to trea ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Rectal: Liquid (usually medication) introduced into the rectum. Most commonly used for constipation.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
They are just as eff: They are equally effective in most cases unless one has a fecal impaction.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Just live: There's no shortage of people who want to make money by telling you that your body is full of "poisons". There's little reason to think the chemicals ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: but the ones that work are prescription meds. Try warm tub soaks and high fiber diet, drink 80-100 oz caffeine free alcohol free fluid daily and this ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Multiple enemas in one day can cause a shift and alteration in your body chemicals like sodium and potassium, and rapid shifts in these either up or d ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hillel Naon
42 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Mainly 3 ways: Glycerin suppositories are one of the most widely used rectal laxatives for relieving mild to moderate constipation in babies, adults, and children. G ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Saline enemas: I know of no evidence that saline enemas are either cleansing or healthy. I recommend you go to UpToDate and look it up.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Why using : Enemas? You should be eating enough fruits and veggies that you should not need enemas. Water enemas are not safe and can alter your electrolytes. Mir ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: sometimes you need to take larger doses. and occasionally need to combine them (as different types work differently on your body).
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really: And if you have a problem or needs to be under the control of your nephrologist . Your doc can prescribe you something if indicated.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Flaherty
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
Don't do it: Zirconia does not have the optical properties to make for a cosmetic restoration in the smile zone. In addition, zirconia has a very weak bonding capa ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Lubrication : Enemas are sometimes used to treat constipation, or hard stools. Oil retention enemas serve to lubricate the stool and area, help passage. Sometimes u ... Read More
A 25-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 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
If occasional: it doesn't matter much what you take, but it sounds like you have a number of GI issues. The best way to treat constipation is to avoid it, but takin ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
34 years experience Phlebology
Moderately: Be is moderately uncomfortable. Colonoscopy is an alternative, but the 2 studies are complementary, not substitutes for one another.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Simethicone: Simethicone is used to help reduce gassiness. It actually reduces foaming effects by causing smaller bubbles to form larger bubbles that then are more ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Bottle or bag: Fleet's brand enemas come in a variety of types-phosphate, saline, oil. They come in pre-filled bottles. Regular enema is tap water, often hung in a b ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Kim
25 years experience Dentistry
Composite or amalgam: An amalgam is an alloy of mercury with various powdered metals. It is inexpensive & when properly placed has been known to last for many years- relia ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: 1) amalgam - silver type, least expensive, tends to leak bacteria to the inside and leads to internal fractures. 2) composite resin - tooth color, gr ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marie Trenga
35 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There are different types of medicine for constipation. The best approach is to eat more fruit, fluids and fiber. Docusate is a stool softener that he ... Read More
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