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can i use an enema while pregnant

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Not a bright idea.: Try suppository instead. Enough fluid, avoid constipating food and med.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alonso Morales Medina
Specializes in Medicina Interna
Yes you could: Pregnancy is not a contraindication to use enema. However, I suggest you try again Senna in any presentation and increase you fiber (fruits and vegeta ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: An enema, when necessary, is safe during pregnancy.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: IF Okd by your Gastroenterologist/Bowel surgeon
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not first choice: Preferable to use other methods first. An ultrasound can determine your gestational age
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Lipkis
47 years experience Gastroenterology
Pregnant : These symptoms are likely related to straining from constipation causing hemorrhoidal bleeding. The mucus is also common. The metallic odor can be fro ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Don't use enemas when pregnant - it can cause contractions. Try prunes, colace, miralax (polyethylene glycol).
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See Dr.: Barely a BM in 3 weeks needs to be seen by the Dr. especially while pregnant. Best wishes to you.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Would encourage you: To avoid unnecessary procedures when pregnant.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Constipation: You do not have to wait a certain amount of time and enemas are safe while pregnant. The more important question though is why you are suffering from ... Read More

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