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can water stay in the rectum after an enema?

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Dr. Jan Rakinic
37 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not for long: The rectum can sense solids like stool better than liquids, like diarrhea, but the water frm an enema wil either be absorbed (a very small amount) or be expelled. It won't stay very long.
Answered on Dec 17, 2014

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