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A 36-year-old female asked:

I need advice for colon cleanse, how can i remove fecal matter built up? i have good bowel function, take fiber, water and exercise.

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Colon Cleanse: These are a waste of money. Feces does not get stored in the colon. It is a one way tube that handles waste. You state you have good bowel function. Then everything is already getting cleaned out. These can also be dangerous due to the risk of bowel perforation.
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