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A 47-year-old female asked:

I always get squeamish about suppositories and enemas. how can i relax myself to do so?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Shontae Buffington
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Relax...: Try taking some deep breaths. Remember that area of the body will open to even the slightest stroke so your body will do 90% of the work if you don't tense up. Easier said than done, right? So try a warm bath or shower, deep breaths, ipod (music) and good thoughts prior to these procedures.
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