A 23-year-old male asked:
Had impacted stool. used two glycerin suppositories and nothing happened. used one full fleet saline enema. relief. stuff still there. can i use again?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
Try: A Fleet mineral oil enema. hold it in for 30 minutes if possible and lying on your left side with feet on a pillow above your hips. Once cleared, to avoid recurrence, make sure you are drinking 80-100 oz of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily.
3.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 2, 2018
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.