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HOW OFTEN SHOULD A PERSON TAKE AN ENEMA

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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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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Enema: If you are constipated and have no urge to move your bowels, take a laxative by mouth. If you have the urge and can't move your bowels, then you work ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
No.: Rectal exam as part of a physical exam, i.e. Insertion of a gloved, lubricated finger into the rectum, does not need an enema. Anoscopy (insertion of ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Enema: Enemas should only be used on rare occasions. If you use them regularly then your body gets to the point that you will only have a BM when you use an ... Read More
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is ok: Yes if you do not have any other symptoms like nausea/vomiting, or persistant abdominal pain you can take a suppository anf if not suscessful than ene ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
I would not: Pain after insertion of a foreign objects into the anus, especially if intolerable, may mean that a rectal perforation has occurred. You should be see ... Read More

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