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Enemas For Pleasure
Yes: Companies sell these products and make money at it. It is safe to assume someone has used these products for their intended purpose. ...Read more
11 y.o w/ fecal impaction, verified via x-ray, and repeated vomiting for 7 wks. Tried oral laxatives, otc enemas, and enema in ER. Any other options?
Gastroenterologist: This serious problem is best handled by a gastroenterologist for diagnosis, treatment and a maintenance dietary and bowel management program providing there is not a structural or mechanical abnormality causing severe constipation and bowel impaction. Perhaps adding a daily medication like senokotS in addition to proper daily water and fiber foods and supplements like psyllium would help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Masturbating daily(sometime 4-5 times) for 15+ yrs.last few yrs feeling much less desire(w.o. any reason).Would Iowering frequency help regain libido?
Likely: You can become drawn into the fantasy world that supports this activity to the point your brain is wired to respond only to those cues.Reducing may help, but you may need to consult with a therapist to re-train your system.There are often therapists attached to Urology groups that treat all forms of performance issues and this is one. ...Read more
Can you use a suppository for Hemroids preparation H right after using Fleet Glycerin Suppositories for constipation ?
Constipation: If you are requiring the use of suppositories for constipation, you should also be asking why are you conspitated. Something causing physical near obstruction, poor bowel motility, or poorly balanced nutrition and fiber intake? You should check these out first before you venture further in your present quest to deal with your constipation issue. ...Read more
Struggling with constipation after surgery (5-7without going)afraid of enemas(ckd-3)can glycerin suppositories been used daily instead without risks?
8yr old with autism, adhd, and encopresis. No solid bm for 3 months. X ray this past fri. Treatment daily miralax (polyethylene glycol) and enemas. 1sm solid bm. Advice?
Probable overflow: These are probably loose stools around an impaction. A cleanout as recommended by your pcp or GI doc, followed by daily miralax, (polyethylene glycol) mineral oil and fiber such as popcorn, along with designated toilet sitting time, should help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Real love: Essentially all single and many married men enjoy their bodies by themselves. It's part of staying comfortable and able to focus on other things. All men get excited over images. This is a problem only if you're obsessed with erotica so that you're missing out on other things; you'll know if this is you ; your doctor can help. Find the right person to truly love ; this stuff becomes moot. ...Read more
I need a recommenation for a reliable purely herbal supplement for improved and sustained sexual performance. Increases libido, longer staying power?
Sorry: Alas, there is nothing that fits this criteria; don't we all wish for something like this! my advice is to stop looking for this ideal nonexistent thing, (and don't get conned by something claiming such), and work on alternative/less than ideal solutions. ...Read more
What is the treatment for severe slow colon transit constipation? No laxatives work for me other than enema and stimulant. Doc mentioned Surgery??
AvoidSurgery, likely: end up with more problems: http://goo.gl/Blh6rW. Physical activity & avoiding delays in evacuation (when slightest urge) typically most effective strategies. Agents which bind water, best above ground veggies (trial & error for which & how much daily required) next best. Mental issues (infancy on) always relevant though hidden except via symptoms. Trial of linaclotide might help for symptoms. ...Read more
Hormonal control: Men are generally programmed to respond to more visual aspects of attraction and appearance. Porn offers a very graphic representation of sexual behaviors which falls into that visual aspect. Women tend to be more responsive to touch and the written word as demonstrated by the amazing sales of the book '50 shades of grey'. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Monitor yourself: A normal man finds it difficult, usually impossible, to practice this degree of abstinence for more than a few days. There are no physical benefits and you'll be uncomfortable both physically and mentally, perhaps even becoming unable to focus on things you need to do. If you're married and you are refusing your partner, your behavior is unacceptable. ...Read more
No such science: You cannot possibly be serious.Get a more detailed answer ›
Self pleasure: Yes, of course. The only real risk would be trauma if not careful and the rare event that the ax toy gets lost in the rectum. ...Read more
Urologist: A urologist can teach you to self-cath, or his/her nurse. Please don't do it yourself w/out medical necessity or training. W/training it may be of help to you. Peace and good health. ...Read more
How often should I use an enema for constipation? Are the fleet enemas (sodium bisphosphate) ok twice a week?
See your doctor: See your doctor. You may gain sufficient benefit from increased fiber and fluid in your diet so that enemas won't be needed. However, a complete history and physical is crucial to exclude other causes of constipation such as hypothyroidism or anatomic problems. Enemas do have potential complications: I have cared for patients with rectal perforation after enemas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer