Los Angeles, CA
A 24-year-old male asked:
Haven't changed my diet at all, but today i used 3 enemas, although poured out the solution and filled with purified water, and had loose stools and cramps in lower abdomen later. why the cramps?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Stimulating bowel: You are stimulating your bowel with the water. Best not to switch the liquid out, as you will loose the benefit of the enema. 3 at one time may be a lot. All the best.
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A Verified Doctoranswered
You need help: Why the enemas? That sort of bowel fixation is dangerous. Seek medical help.
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Last updated Sep 13, 2017
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