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Using Aloe (Definition)

The Aloe vera plant has been used for thousands of years to heal a variety of conditions, most notably burns, wounds, skin irritations, and constipation. It is grown in most subtropical and tropical locations, including South Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Aloe was one of the most frequently prescribed medicines throughout most of the 18th and 19th centuries and it remains one of the most commonly used herbs in the United States today. However, oral use of aloe for constipation is no longer recommended, as it can ...Read more


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Is Dulcolax compatible with fleet saline enema?

Is Dulcolax compatible with fleet saline enema?

Yes: They can be used together if the dulcolax is a tablet. If it is a suppository, you should wait to see if it works before using the enema, as it would obviously wash out an unused suppository. ...Read more

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How should fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) feel?

How should fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) feel?

There may be: Some discomfort from holding in a large bolus of fluid in the rectum - as it reflexively causes the urge to defecate. ...Read more

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Safe/reccommended to use fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) before anal sex?

Safe/reccommended to use fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) before anal sex?

Yes: I'm sure your partner would appreciate it. However, there are some contraindications to use of fleets enemas due to the phosphate (such as kidney disease). Therefore, talk with your physician. ...Read more

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Has anyone used a fleet regular enema or bisacodyl enema for constipation?

Has anyone used a fleet regular enema or bisacodyl enema for constipation?

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

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How is a mineral oil enema different from a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate)?

How is a mineral oil enema different from a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate)?

Simple!: Enemas are used to help cleanse the rectum and left colon. Mineral oil enemas are simply that - mineral oil in water. It functions to lubricate and stimulate the rectum to help evacuate stool. Fleet's enemas are made from sodium phosphates, and the salt load stimulates the bowel to secrete fluid causing a diarrhea effect. Fleets are a few ounces as opposed to mineral oil which is 2 quarts. ...Read more

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How to give yourself a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate)?

How to give yourself a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate)?

Follow instructions: Follow the instructions. Also lots of info online. I searched google and found many references here is one. http://www.livestrong.com/article/201923-how-to-use-fleet-enemas-prior-to-a-prostate-biopsy/. ...Read more

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How long do fleet enemas (sodium bisphosphate) work?

Fleet Enema (sodium bisphosphate): In most people, fleet enemas (sodium bisphosphate) normally produce results within an hour. ...Read more

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Could a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) give you diarrhea?

Fleets enema: Absolutely. It is a saline laxative and draws water into the colon and causes diarrhea. Its effects are limited and should only provide a transient diarrhea. ...Read more

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Saline or mineral oil enema before anal sex?

Saline or mineral oil enema before anal sex?

Either is good: Either emema is good to have a clean anal canal and rectum, be sure to wash up with soap and warm water after the enema. ...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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Can I take a laxative or enema instead of colyte (polyethylene glycol) powder for my barium enema?

Can I take a laxative or enema instead of colyte (polyethylene glycol) powder for my barium enema?

Yes: There are plenty of different preps. Some include citrate of magnesia and ducolax and others may include golytely (polyethylene glycol). Speak to your md. All will include liquid diet and lots of water. ...Read more

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Barium fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) for children safe for infants?

Barium fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) for children safe for infants?

Which is it?: Barium enema and fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) are different things - ba enema is only used by doctors to enhance xrays of the intestines while fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) is a home remedy which should also be used with great caution in infants. ...Read more

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Is lidocaine the same thing as aloe?

Is lidocaine the same thing as aloe?

No: Lidocaine is a local anesthetic (numbing medicine), aloe is a plant that sometimes used to assist the wound healing. ...Read more

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What is the active ingredients of aloe extract?

What is the active ingredients of aloe extract?

Aloe vera: Aloe Vera contains magnesium lactate (prevents histamine formation), saponins (antiseptic), plant sterols (anti-inflammatory) & carboxy-peptidase(anti-inflammatory). (http://www.aloe-vera-and-handy-herbs.com/natural-ingredients.html) ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using cape aloe leaf?

What are the side effects of using cape aloe leaf?

Cape aloe leaf: I admire you for interest in your Health. Some aloe products are made from the whole crushed leaf, so they contain both gel and latex. Aloe gel applied to the skin may cause burning and itching. Aloe latex can cause stomach pain and cramps. Long term use of large amounts of aloe latex may cause diarrhea, low potassium, muscle weakness, weight loss and blood in the urine. See Physician for effects ...Read more

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Is it okay to put aloe on rug burn?

Probably: Of course, it depends on the depth of the burn, its age and any other factors (e.g. Systemic diseases like diabetes). ...Read more

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Is aloe lotion as good as fresh aloe?

No: Nothing special about aloe. There are many good emmolients. The presence of aloe is not relevant. ...Read more

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Hawaiian moon aloe good for sunburns?

Can't give feedback: For this specific product. Most lotions do not have a high enough aloe content to help significantly. Aloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can reduce redness, pain, itching ; swelling from a burn. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory ; antibacterial / antifungal qualities. It can speed burn healing by stimulating growth of new skin. Apply cool compresses. Nsaid’s ; Acetaminophen can be helpful. Hydrate. ...Read more

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Can i put fresh aloe overnight on my face?

May cause problems.: Sometimes too much of a good thing can be too much of a good thing. Aloe may cause skin irritation. ...Read more

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Is aloe okay to put on an allergic reaction?

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Is aloe okay to put on an allergic reaction?

Probably ok: I don't know if it will help. But it probably won't hurt ur skin. ...Read more

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How can I treat a burn without medicine or aloe?

How can I treat a burn without medicine or aloe?

Check out this link: http://www.top10homeremedies.com/home-remedies/home-remedies-for-minor-burns.html.

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Whats better for little cuts on face vaseline or aloe?

Neither.: Just keep the cut clean. You can apply an antibiotic ointment or cream if you wish, but it's not necessary. And keep the area covered lightly with a bandaid; cuts heal more quickly when they are covered. ...Read more

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Can i go out in the sun after applying aloe on my face?

Can i go out in the sun after applying aloe on my face?

No !: Although side effects are not common with aloe ; it is used to treat some skin conditions, it has the potential to cause skin irritation. Rash can occur when applied prior to sun exposure. ...Read more

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What can be used for sunburn and sun poison besides aloe?

What can be used for sunburn and sun poison besides aloe?

Sunscreens!!!: Prevention works best. If you have a severe sunburn and can get to a doctor in an hour or two, steroids (like prednisone) can sometimes help. After that nothing but the usual creams for comfort will help much. ...Read more

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How much cape aloe leaf is in Ultimate Colon Care formula?

How much cape aloe leaf is in Ultimate Colon Care formula?

Don't know: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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How will I know if im really allergic to aloe propolis cream?

Skin changes: Topical allergy would make you skin become red, flaky itchy possibly develop reddened bumps or rash. ...Read more

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Could it be healthy to us solarcaine aloe extra to masturbate?

Oh my gosh.: Why would you want to do that? It would not lubricate adequately for that purpose. ...Read more

Enema (Definition)

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