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Can I safely use two fleet enemas (sodium bisphosphate) within a few hours?

Can I safely use two fleet enemas (sodium bisphosphate) within a few hours?

Fleets enemas: Yes, unless you have heart disease or kidney disease, but if one fleets enema does not provide results, tehn a fleets mineral oil enema and a bottle of magnesium citrate will most likely give you better results. If the problem persists, then see your physician. ...Read more

Enema (Definition)

An enema is the introduction of liquid into the rectum to evacuate the bowels[ principly the colon/ large ...Read more


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I accidentally took two enemas in a twenty four hour period, should I be concerned?

I accidentally took two enemas in a twenty four hour period, should I be concerned?

Probably not: It shouldn't but just monitor for abdominal pain, persistent diarrhea, or bloating. If so, see your doctor. Usually all you have to do is take a probiotic or eat some yogurt (organic with active cultures). ...Read more

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What would a two quart 50/50 vinegar and water enema actually feel like?

What would a two quart 50/50 vinegar and water enema actually feel like?

Why the need?: I can't say I could tell you what it would feel like. Myself and many other naturopaths and mds that specialize in detox feel enemas are often unnecessary. Learn how to potentiate the capacity of your liver to detoxify (mthfr and other gene mutations limit this - you may need high doses of activated folate). Lots of fiber will help toxins exit your body without aggressive enemas. ...Read more

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Please describe a good enema to use for long term constipation (two years)?

Please describe a good enema to use for long term constipation (two years)?

Fleet: Plain or mineral oil is ok. However, you need to be examined to determine the cause of your recent constipation, with a colonoscopy if you haven't had one in the past few years. Also try eating a high fiber diet and drinking more fluids and less caffeine and alcohol both of which contribute to constipation. ...Read more

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I'm gonna have anal sex tomorrow. I bought two enemas. Should I take one tonight and the other tomorrow morning?

I'm gonna have anal sex tomorrow. I bought two enemas. Should I take one tonight and the other tomorrow morning?

Enema use: Your colon usually keeps the rectal vault clear of feces until you are ready to make a bowel movement. Taking an enema the night before is probably not helpful because overnight, more stool may move into the rectum. It is usually sufficient to perform a single enema an hour or two before you want to be empty. ...Read more

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I have not had s problem moving my bowels, until two days ago. I am regular with normal stools. In a few instances, I have difficulty eliminating. Today, after an enema I passed hard pebble like stool. Not normal amount. Thisnis rare.?

I have not had s problem moving my bowels, until two days ago. I am regular with normal stools. In a few instances, I have difficulty eliminating. Today, after an enema I passed hard pebble like stool. Not normal amount. Thisnis rare.?

Bowel change: Since this is a change in your usual bowel pattern, it shouldn't be ignored and a colonoscopy may be in order. Your stools suggest recent constipation and if increasing fluid intake and fiber or Metamucil in your daily diet doesn't get you back to normal regularity, it's important to be evaluated by a gastroenterologist. If you haven't had a screening colonoscopy, this is a good time to get one. ...Read more

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Bowels been backed up two wks. I've tried exlax, senokot, reg. Enemas, coffee enemas, soap enemas. And still nothi ng. So mirable. What do I do??

Bowels been backed up two wks. I've tried exlax, senokot, reg. Enemas, coffee enemas, soap enemas. And still nothi ng. So mirable. What do I do??

Bowel backed up: This is abnormal and you may have a partial obstruction or a problem with your colon. You need to call your doctor for advice and get a check up asap to see what the cause of the problem is. If you can not see a doctor or iF you suddenly get a lot worse go to ER. ...Read more

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Had impacted stool. Used two glycerin suppositories and nothing happened. Used one full fleet saline enema. Relief. Stuff still there. Can I use again?

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. ...Read more

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I toke two laxative two night ago an yesterday I felt sick so did a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) an it only got small amount out I stay constipated?

I toke two laxative two night ago an yesterday I felt sick so did a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) an it only got small amount out I stay constipated?

Constipation: Not sure what laxative you used. Normally, I would recommend the patient to have adequate hydration, stay active with exercising, eat high fiber diet. In addition, add fiber supplement such as citrucel (one table spoon in 8 oz of water daily). If the above is not improved, add MiraLAX (otc, one table spoon in 8 oz of water, daily to bid). Other agents are linzess, amitiza (lubiprostone). Work close with drs. ...Read more

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My mom hasn't had a bowel movement for 5 days. After 3 enemas, she passed two marble sized pieces that were hard as a rock. Emergency?

Dependa: Constipation itself is not an emergency and would be treated with an oral laxative from the drug store. If there is abdominal pain and vomiting then be seen by a doctor or at an emergency room. ...Read more

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THD surgery tomorrow and prep calls for two fleet enemas 2 hrs before surgery. Do I do one after another or one have a bowel movement and then another?

THD surgery tomorrow and prep calls for two fleet enemas 2 hrs before surgery. Do I do one after another or one have a bowel movement and then another?

You can do: 1 after the other, so you to make sure your colon is cleaned out prior to surgery. That way you do not have bowel retention or obstruction problems after surgery is done and you are recuperating likely on narcotics. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Can the use of two enemas have a side effect of frequent bowel movements for a week?

Can the use of two enemas have a side effect of frequent bowel movements for a week?

They shouldn't: Two enemas should not have a side effect of frequent bowel movements for a week. It sounds like something else is going on. If you changed your gut flora with the enemas, you might have an overgrowth of unhealthy bacteria which is causing and perpetuating the problem. Consider some probiotics to help the problem. ...Read more

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I suffer from constant constipation. I have tried eliminating dairy, cutting down on starch and drinking more water. Recently the doctor found that I have severe faecal compaction and I was given an enema. Only had two bowl movement. What shouldi do?

I suffer from constant constipation. I have tried eliminating dairy, cutting down on starch and drinking more water. Recently the doctor found that I have severe faecal compaction and I was given an enema. Only had two bowl movement. What shouldi do?

Constipation: Discuss your meds with Dr. Get this book, read it and follow it and should be regular in two weeks.

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Is it okay that I did 2 fleet enemas (sodium bisphosphate) in one day? 9 hours apart?

Not: A problem, assuming you got the results you needed. If not consider discussing with your doctor before trying anything more on your own ...Read more

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Can I use 2 fleet enemas (sodium bisphosphate) within 24 hours?

Fleet enema: It will not hurt to do that this time, but it is not a good idea to become dependent on needing enemas regularly. Basic bowel care such as getting lots of fiber and lots of fluids is the initial step. If you have chronic problems with constipation, see your doctor or consider a consult here. Good luck. ...Read more

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Been trying to pass a large hard dry lump of stool for 13 hours. It is on the "chute" ready to come but is too large and painful to pass. Enema?

Been trying to pass a large hard dry lump of stool for 13 hours. It is on the "chute" ready to come but is too large and painful to pass. Enema?

Vaseline. Warm bath.: Lube the anus with vaseline. With your finger. Then sit in a warm bath and try to push it out. Have a shower afterwards - you will feel cleaner. Then see a doc to work out what is going on... ...Read more

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My body holds stool, so about once a week (or 2) I give myself an enema after a movement. The problem is that it takes several hours for it to be done?

My body holds stool, so about once a week (or 2) I give myself an enema after a movement. The problem is that it takes several hours for it to be done?

Seek help: Encopresis/chronic constipation may indicate an underlying colonic problem that needs evaluation and may be treatable with dietary changes, increased fiber and fluids, stool softeners, scheduling evacuation times, etc.. ...Read more

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Hello, I had a barium enema exam through my rectum yesterday at 10:00 AM. After the exam I noticed that I didn't have an urge to urinate for hours.

Hello, I had a barium enema exam through my rectum yesterday at 10:00 AM. After the exam I noticed that I didn't have an urge to urinate for hours.

Dehydrated?: When you take a barium enema you must clean yourself out first. This then coupled with taking nothing by mouth all night prior can make you low on fluids. You would not have a desire to void for some time. ...Read more

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Drank over half a bottle of Mag Citrate. 8 hours later, nothing! Tried an enema but it was hard to insert due to hemorrhoid so I couldn't use it. ER?

Suppositories?: You can try a suppository instead. ER if you are having pain or fever or other alarm symptoms. Otherwise talk to your doctor ...Read more

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I took my methadone about an hour ago, it was liquid form and it was 60 mg. If I use a saline enema now, will it drain my methadone from my stomach?

I took my methadone about an hour ago, it was liquid form and it was 60 mg. If I use a saline enema now, will it drain my methadone from my stomach?

You have quite a: Problem, and I don't know what you really want to do. An enema only takes out what is in your rectum or the end of your colon. This is more than 25 feet away from the Methadone in your stomach. Why would you want to remove it from your body. Whatever your reason, it is a really really bad plan. You are on Methadone because you have had major drug problems, and you are making equally bad moves now. ...Read more

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I took a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) and an hour later I went to release my bowels and I saw I had mucus mixed in with my stool. Should be concerned?

I took a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) and an hour later I went to release my bowels and I saw I had mucus mixed in with my stool. Should be concerned?

Probably not: Mucus is normally produced by the colonic epithilial cells, so it is probably nothing to be concerned about. What is more concerning is that you were able to hold the enema for an hour before evacuating. Most people can only hold the enema a few minutes. ...Read more