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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
63 years experience General Surgery
It depends: For constipation mineral oil.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy DaSilva
35 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: Since you are looking to pull water from the blood stream to enter in the colon during an enema, this would be an ok solution to use.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
41 years experience Radiology
Not recommended: Routine enemas are not recommended. They can cause problems with the normal function of your bowel.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Why using : Enemas? You should be eating enough fruits and veggies that you should not need enemas. Water enemas are not safe and can alter your electrolytes. Mir ... 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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