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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
We are gluten free/dairy free and eat lots of fruits and veggies but My 17 month old still cannot poop. At first I started with suppositories but those stopped working and now he can't go without the help of an enema. His doctor said miralax to flush him
Hello dr.i m constipated often from birth (hirchsprung) ? But now got severe faecaloma doctors giving enemas but not working to break it down ?
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
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
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
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
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