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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Quickly: Generally a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) will work within and hour.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Empty completely!: Your risk of soilage after a single enema depends on: type and volume of enema used, GI transit and irritability, baseline stool pattern (diarrhea?), ... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alain Ades
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Barium enema: About 20 minutes. Usually wothless procedure.
A 55-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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
The colon already : Contains trillions of bacteria, so a few more are unlikely to make a difference. The body has many defenses to keep colonic bacteria out of the blood ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Keep enema as long a: It depends on the enema saline enema is retained not too long and it may work in 15 to 20 minutes depending on the amount mineral oil enema can be ke ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends...: ...what are the ingredients of your enema, its volume, its dwell time, and the indication for use.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
62 years experience Podiatry
This "enjoyment" : Does not sound very normal. Consult your primary physician and he will direct you further.

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