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what are the dangers of a soap enema?

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Dr. Randall Bock
Specializes in General Practice
What are benefits?: Why are you performing it? If constipation, general recommendation: approximate more of a squatting position to facilitate easier passage of stool. Bring a small step in front of the commode, bring your feet up. Back in the wild, animals squat. Toilets are great, but not optimal position for defecation. Enemas bring diarrhea, irritation of the colon wall. Try more fiber in the diet.
Answered on Mar 30, 2016
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