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Why am i gaining weight when i dont eat much? i was told i had brawney enema, my doctor wont give me diuretics, and the store ones wont work

Why am i gaining weight when i dont eat much? i was told i had brawney enema, my doctor wont give me diuretics, and the store ones wont work

Edema: It can be related to your heart not being able to keep up and the fluid backs up into your legs. You should also make sure some has checked your thyroid hormone panel. HYPOTHYROIDISM can also present with edema. The weight gain is from the fluid retention. You need further diagnostic tests and cut the salt out of your diet. ...Read more

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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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Why are my feet swelling up and why didn't the doctor i saw want to send me down for testing, i seem to have brawney enema and doctors wont look into i?

Why are my feet swelling up and why didn't the doctor i saw want to send me down for testing, i seem to have brawney enema and doctors wont look into i?

Internet Medical DX: I have never heard of 'brawn enema' and even google is not helping me with this. Is this something you read about on the internet? About once a week a patient will arrive in my office convinced they have a disease that I have never heard of or they have the worst disease possible given their simple medical symptoms. I often feel my job is to listen well but also to reassure them. ...Read more

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Unable to go to a doctor and enema did not work. What should i try next?????

 Unable to go to a doctor and  enema did not work.  What should i try next?????

Happy to help if...: ...we understand what you are trying to accomplish. For example, do you feel constipated, incompletely empty, do you notice fecal leakage, have abdominal bloating, are you using the enema to prepare for something? ...Read more

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Hello dr.i m constipated often from birth (hirchsprung) ? But now got severe faecaloma doctors giving enemas but not working to break it down ?

Hello dr.i m constipated often from birth (hirchsprung) ? But now got severe faecaloma doctors giving enemas but not working to break it down ?

Constipation: Having severe constipation from hisrsprung disease need to be treated very aggressive. The next step in treatment is to check with doctor or ER about manual disimpacrion. The last resort is surgery. ...Read more

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Is coffee enema a good thing to do? Thnks Doc

Is coffee enema a good thing to do? Thnks Doc

No: Naturalistic myth that is a waste of time and money. May also be harmful by giving you an overdose of caffeine if you drink regular coffee by mouth. ...Read more

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How long do I keep a predsol retention enema in for my doc didn't explain ?

How long do I keep a predsol retention enema in for my doc didn't explain ?

Enemas: use as directed...Predsol retention enema is administered into the rectum to reduce inflammation associated with inflammatory bowel disease. The Prednisolone acts locally to reduce inflammation in the lower end of the bowel and the rectum. It helps relieve the symptoms of flare-ups of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. One enema is administered into the rectum at night for two to four weeks. ...Read more

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To a female doctor: my bf has to have a colonoscopy and was told to have a 2 quart enema and asked me to give it to him, what do I need and how do I give it to him

To a female doctor: my bf has to have a colonoscopy and was told to have a 2 quart enema and asked me to give it to him, what do I need and how do I give it to him

Colonoscopy: I'm sorry, but this question is too complex to be answered on this forum. There are many enema products available. Please ask your boyfriend's physician or nursing staff for specific directions. ...Read more

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What type of doctor can order a barium enema?

What type of doctor can order a barium enema?

Many: A barium enema is a radiologic examination of the colon to look for defects, tumors and obstructions. Barium salts block x-rays, coating the lining which gives a better view of the colon. This can be ordered by your family doctor, a GI doctor, a surgeon, an er doctor, or a hospitalist. It is performed and evaluated by a radiologist. ...Read more

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How do doctors treat laxative and enema dependency?

How do doctors treat laxative and enema dependency?

Depends on cause: Laxative dependency develops for lots of reasons: 1) desire for rapid weight loss/ eating disorders; 2) reduction of GI symptoms of bloating/fullness; 3) in the setting of colon & rectal dysfunction (e.g. Colonic inertia, rectal dyssynergia, spinal cord injuries); 4) a misguided sense that "cleansing" in good for you; 5) more... First, fix/ address the underlying problem. 2nd, stop otc laxatives. ...Read more