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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Enema: If a male is extremely constipated and in pain an enema may be indicated.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sam Sugar
Dr. Sam Sugar answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Enema: The point of the enemas is to produce watery clear stool. When that happens you can stop.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No,: the barium is confined to the colon. The only way for the barium to have an effect on the mesentery is if the colon was ruptured.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly! But!: It may be hygenically more comfortable for you and your partner, but your partner still must always use a condom, both for his and your protection!
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Viamonte
34 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Enemas: They can be given as needed. Sometimes a suppository will do the trick . There are now oral products that may help including Amitiza (lubiprostone) an ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Use better Meds: Constipation is a common side effect of pain meds. So you have to take a laxative along with pain medicines especially with the potent pain medicines. ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Expert opinion: have her seen by a pediatric gastroenterologist.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
40 years experience General Practice
Change diet: Try a diet with plenty of vegetables, fruit and lean meat. Every morning when you wake up drink 32 ounces of water. It's ok if it takes you 15-20 minu ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Is there REAL block?: The key word is "apparent." the colon may not be squeezing normally, from: nearby inflammation, virus infection, poor nervous system communication fr ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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YouHaveAFullHouse?: A Wise Man once said "There's a hole at the bottom and it will all come out eventually." In your young case I bet that might be true. I think you sho ... Read More

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