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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Expiration date: In general, it is recommended that medications not be used after expiration date. With that said, there is a big difference between being expired for ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: Depends on usual bowel habit, diet, hydration, activity, other meds. Depends on other symptoms, e.g. Pain, fever, nausea, vomiting, etc. Ask your doct ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See your: Doctor, get an exam and probably an abdominal xray or ctscan to determine if there is a reason for your "blockage".
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. KT Park
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Glycerin vs enema: Depends on the situation. Gylcerin suppository is a lubricant that dissolves in your rectum for gentler passage of stool. A fleets enema is reserved ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
There may be: Some discomfort from holding in a large bolus of fluid in the rectum - as it reflexively causes the urge to defecate.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
Fleet Enema (sodium bisphosphate): In most people, fleet enemas (sodium bisphosphate) normally produce results within an hour.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 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 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
38 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Fleet enema: It will not hurt to do that this time, but it is not a good idea to become dependent on needing enemas regularly. Basic bowel care such as getting lo ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
48 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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