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could a fleet enema give you diarrhea

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Browning
29 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Temporarily: A fleets enema causes the colon to evacuate. Most often this simply results in evacuation of the solid stool within the distal colon, but it may caus ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Cloud
40 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Fleets enema: Absolutely. It is a saline laxative and draws water into the colon and causes diarrhea. Its effects are limited and should only provide a transient di ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Would anticipate that.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: There would be no reason.
A female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Enema effect: Take toast,rice &tea x 24 hours. After normal take probiotics daily.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Follow instructions: Follow the instructions. Also lots of info online. I searched google and found many references here is one. http://www.livestrong.com/article/20192 ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Holding in a large: Bollus of fluid in the rectum can be uncomfortable. However, if you have been consitpated then getting rid of excess stool will likely be a big relief ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
47 years experience Gastroenterology
Soon: A Fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) should work within 5 minutes. Most people cannot hold it longer than that.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Not long: The effects of the Fleet's enema would be measured in hours. Certainly It will wear off by the next day. Good luck.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: Go to the store, call them up, check ads in the paper, go online to find out.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Briefly: Fleets enemas work by causing distension of the rectum, leading to evacuation of the contents of the rectum. If you have had a fecal impaction, you ma ... Read More
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