A 62-year-old female asked:
after hot soapy enema at er for fecal impaction i am still having pain. is that normal?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Charles Cattano answered
38 years experience Gastroenterology
What kind of pain?: Need diagnosis first. "Cure" depends on if simply just hemorrhoids/fissure or something serious. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activity that increases pelvic engorgement with blood or increases pelvic pressure (heavy lifting, prolonged sitting, etc.)? History of colitis, infection, rectal/anal trauma or high risk? Best to get rechecked--don't delay please.
Answered on Aug 5, 2014
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