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how soon can you use a fleets enema if the first one does not work

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doctors guidance: If you were directed by your doctor to use an enema prior to your MRI then repeating it is likely safe.

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, even more times: You can safely use saline enemas several times assuming you are treating simple constipation but if you are getting no result, have abdominal pain, fe ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Nothing to lose by using it, something to gain. If needed, can be repeated in hospital.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. If you aren't trained or knowledgeable about administering an enema, than you shouldn't be administering it.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: If you haven't taken your son to a gastroenterologist, it is probably time. However, i cannot tell you what is next without knowing what has been done ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carson Liu
33 years experience General Surgery
Edema: It can be related to your heart not being able to keep up and the fluid backs up into your legs. You should also make sure some has checked your thyro ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure : The rectum is not related to the cervix so if an enema is needed then a cervical procedure is not a reason to avoid it.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Try: A Fleet mineral oil enema. hold it in for 30 minutes if possible and lying on your left side with feet on a pillow above your hips. Once cleared, to a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
23 years experience Gastroenterology
Prefer fiber: Supplements like metamucil 2-3 tbsp a day if still not enough, try miralax use enema as needed.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marco Coppola
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Enema...: If you go to the Emergency Department, they would prescribe an enema. Save your money and try to give yourself an enema in the comfort of your home.

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