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Pomona, CA
A 19-year-old male asked:

what's the name of the liquid that doctors insert in your anus when you're constipated?

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Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Enema: If it's the pill it's called suppositories, but usally liquids are known as enemas, they come in different varieties.

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Is lubricating anus before excretion a way to avoid constipation?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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Anus: No. Lubricating just makes it easier to expell what is in the rectum.
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A 23-year-old male asked:

Is it dangerous or bad to leave germoloids inside the anus as i'm constipated and can't pass the cream and how long can the cream stay inside the anus?

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Dr. Michael Sokol
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Generally not bad: Hemorrhoids generally pose a problem by itching or causing pain. They become dangerous if they bleed significantly. See a colorectal surgeon for an examination.
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A 19-year-old female asked:

I am very worried as i think that I have a prolapse in my anus!i have been constipated all my life and i don't know what to do?

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Dr. Michael Sawyer
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Doctor visit: Given your history and age grade iii to IV hemorrhoids are most likely. Full thickness rectal prolapse would be rare. Only a physician can differentiate. Please schedule an appointment.
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A 28-year-old female asked:

Can damage to anal sphincter be mistaken for constipation?

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Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Constipation : I'm wondering what kind of anal sphincter injury you are talking about. It seems unlikely. If you are concerned you may have analysis sphincter damage, I recommend you have an exam by a doctor.
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A 21-year-old male asked:

Anal fistulotomy 3wks but almost 4wks ago. When constipated hav drainge? but if not constipated i don't have. Like yellow or light, Dr. said it fibrin

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation: Should be avoided and diarrhea for 3 months to avoid healing problems. Drink 80-100 oz caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily

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