A 62-year-old female asked:
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i went to the er for a fecal impaction and had a hot soapy enema. i am still having pain. is that normal?

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Dr. Neil Kudler
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: You may have had an incomplete disimpaction or may be having some cramping as a result of an increase in intestinal movements or gas. If you have never had routine screening for colon cancer (colonoscopy being the most comprehensive), this event should serve as a reminder to see a gastroenterologist for this.
Answered on Jul 6, 2015
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