A 38-year-old member asked:
what are the differences between a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) and a regular enema?
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Dr. Arthur Heller answered
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Bottle or bag: Fleet's brand enemas come in a variety of types-phosphate, saline, oil. They come in pre-filled bottles. Regular enema is tap water, often hung in a bag (looks like a hot water bottle with a hose and nozzle). Do not use soap suds-very irritating to lining of colon.
Answered on May 13, 2019
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