A 33-year-old member asked:
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can i take enema instead of the colyte (polyethylene glycol) powder for my barium enema?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Follow instruction: Best to follow instructions. But i question why you are getting a barium enema to begin with when there are better screening modalities available.
Answered on May 1, 2012
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No.: An enema will not be effective at cleaning out your entire colon.
Answered on Nov 16, 2014

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