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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
55 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wash out: Consu;lt a dictionary.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
28 years experience Gynecology
Usually none: Bladder irrigation, when done by a trained professional, is generally safe. However, it is possible to have irritation of the urethra form the cathet ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
None: It has no proven value.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jed Kwartler
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear irrigation: If done gently should feel just like water in the ear when showering or bathing. Should not be painful.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
33 years experience Internal Medicine
They give enemas.: Colon irrigation involves irrigating a solution into the colon through the rectum with the presumptive goal of eliminating toxins. This practice dates ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
What it sounds like: Basically an enema of a colostomy (usually left sided, descending or sigmoid colon- solid stool present). Get info and training from your ostomy nur ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alberto Sobrado
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Slow transit: Only for patients with a very slow GI transit ( days of constirpation).
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Tendskin, hydrocrtio: Tendskin will decrease shaving irritation and 1 per cent Hydrocortisone will decrease irritation. This is from stiff hairs cutting into soft skin.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Sigmoid, descending: Patients with a colostomy in the sigmoid or descending colon (left sided), may be able to irrigate their ostomy; kind of like an enema, to empty the b ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Helpful technique: That is a technique that certain dentists use to prevent and control periodontal disease. Antimicrobial irrigation consists of a liquid solution that ... Read More

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