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There is a cold colorless liquid flow out from my friend's anus, and he couldn't sit for long time, he is a smoker, may I know some ways to solve it?

There is a cold colorless liquid flow out from my friend's anus, and he couldn't sit for long time, he is a smoker, may I know some ways to solve it?

When you need help: This is a very odd question and situation that in my opinion needs personal examination by a local physician. Please help your friend get to his or her's doctor's office. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


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I have anal bleeding that is bright red and flowing, what should I do? I am 34, male, I smoke, and I am 275 lbs and 6 ft tall.

I have anal bleeding that is bright red and flowing, what should I do? I am 34, male, I smoke, and I am 275 lbs and 6 ft tall.

Hello.: Hello. If you can not get the bleeding to stop than you need medical assistance. If it is a moderate flow or faster, you need to go to the er. Whether the cause is an anal fissure, a polyp, an internal hemorrhoid, an exteral hemorrhoid, a fistula etc. This needs to be medically evaluated. Take care. ...Read more

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My friend tried prostate massage and found sticky blood mixed with feces in his rectum. The blood did not flow out. Did he damage his prostate or anus?

My friend tried prostate massage and found sticky blood mixed with feces in his rectum. The blood did not flow out. Did he damage his prostate or anus?

I do not know: But blood from the rectum is not normal, so in all likelihood his attempt at prostate massage caused some minor bleeding/inflammation of his rectal mucosa. If the bleeding persists, he needs to see the GI Dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have fissure in anus, how to get rid of this permanently without a surgery? Please help me, blood flow is some time more.

I have fissure in anus, how to get rid of this permanently without a surgery? Please help me, blood flow is some time more.

Not easy: There are some prescription topical ointments (nitroglycerin/diltiazem) that can be tried but doesn't cure the condition. Also, sometimes Botox is injected but also not a permanent fix. If all above fails, surgery is indicated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Surgery for anal fissure done last sat. One week later bleeding while passing stools. Fresh blood just flowing. Is it from fissure or from the UC? Hel

Surgery for anal fissure done last sat. One week later bleeding while passing stools. Fresh blood just flowing. Is it from fissure or from the UC? Hel

Anal Fissure Repair: Most likely the bright red blood is still from the surgery to fix the anal fissure. As you know it is in a difficult place to heal and having bleeding a week later is not unusual. Make a call to your surgeon for advice. ...Read more

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Low anal sphincter function. Biofeedback, supplements, diet changes not helping. Ideas to help flow? Stools are soft, just can't go more than bits.

Low anal sphincter function. Biofeedback, supplements, diet changes not helping. Ideas to help flow? Stools are soft, just can't go more than bits.

IMPROVE BOWEL TONE: Constipation and/or poor bowel function can sometimes be helped by improving internal mileu with professional quality acidophilus as this good bacteria is needed for digestion in the colon. Psyllium husk and/or clay powder (e.g., bentonite) can help absorb toxins and should be processed over 24 hours. Consider also doing a series of colonics (e.g., minimum of 3) to remove any interfering debris. ...Read more

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There were few anal bleeding, little blood flowed, now I noticed a broken blood vessel in the eye big enough. Is it a lack of vit. K, capillary fragility?

There were few anal bleeding, little blood flowed, now I noticed a broken blood vessel in the eye big enough. Is it a lack of vit. K, capillary fragility?

Not necessarily: Straining, being on nsaids like aspirin, ibuprofen, trauma, hypertension and heavy lifting would be risk factors. If there is frequent bleeding, or easy bruising/bleeding then ask your doctor for more workup. ...Read more

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What is the complication of bladder irrigation?

What is the complication of bladder irrigation?

Usually none: Bladder irrigation, when done by a trained professional, is generally safe. However, it is possible to have irritation of the urethra form the catheter, urinary tract infection from the process, irritation of the bladder from stretching, or even rupture of the bladder if it is overfilled. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what colostomy irrigation is?

Flushing the colon: Periodic colostomy irrigation may be necessary in some patients to evacuate the colon completely. This involves placing a catheter into the colostomy and give an enema (may use warm tap water). ...Read more

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What is the use of colonic irrigation?

What is the use of colonic irrigation?

Nothing!: Healthtap physicians have repeatedly addressed this subject with a clear "no" answer to your question. There is virtually no value to colon flushes, cleansers, enemas, irrigation machines when the technique is accomplished to "detox" or eliminate "accumulated waste." the "no" response also applies to liver detoxes! There are few real health benefits, but sigificant unjustified risk. Don't "cleanse". ...Read more

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What can I expect from a colonic irrigation session?

What can I expect from a colonic irrigation session?

Stop!: Harm! This procedure shud never be done! Stay away! Will not help u but may hurt u. Waste of money. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ear irrigation?

What is the definition or description of: ear irrigation?

Flush with liquid: Any use of liquid instilled into the ear canal could be described as ear irrigation (best done by a professional). Sometimes, the ear canal can become filled with excess wax (cerumen). One way to remove this excess is to gently flush the canal with liquid. Ear irrigation with a combination of alcohol and a vinegar solution is used by some after swimming to prevent ear infections. ...Read more

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Can colonic irrigation flatten your tummy and love handles?

Can colonic irrigation flatten your tummy and love handles?

Colonic Irrigation: No effect & potentially hazardous. Weight reduction, diet & exercise are more beneficial. ...Read more

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What are colon irrigation practitioners?

What are colon irrigation practitioners?

Honestly: I think they are quacks. No scientific evidence supports the alleged benefits of colon cleansing, and it has no known medical value and risks damage to the rectum or bowel. ...Read more

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What is recommended to get rid of shaving irrigation?

What is recommended to get rid of shaving irrigation?

Tendskin, hydrocrtio: Tendskin will decrease shaving irritation and 1 per cent Hydrocortisone will decrease irritation. This is from stiff hairs cutting into soft skin. ...Read more

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Is it true that you can irrigate with your colostomy. What is irrigation?

Yes: Irrigation of the colostomy is much like giving an emema. It stimulates emptying the colon. Occasionally this is a therapeutic intervention for constipation. Some long term colostomy patients use irrigation as a means of controlling when they eliminate into the ostomy bag. After irrigating, it might be several hours before having feces in the bag. ...Read more

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What does the dentist mean when he/she said I need an antibacterial irrigation?

Helpful technique: That is a technique that certain dentists use to prevent and control periodontal disease. Antimicrobial irrigation consists of a liquid solution that is applied to the gums on a scheduled basis. When combined with regular dental hygiene visits, antimicrobial irrigation can significantly improve patients’ oral health and combat the effects of periodontal disease. ...Read more

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Is it more effective to Irrigate your Sinuses Upside down than Right Side up? Would the irrigation go deeper?

Is it more effective to Irrigate your Sinuses Upside down than Right Side up? Would the irrigation go deeper?

Yes: You might get a deeper penetration of the saline if you are lying down than if you are standing up. The problem is that you need to be near a sink to let the irrigation drain out. If you just sit or stand and hold your head back you should get good penetration of the fluid into your sinuses. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm trying to find info on a ostomy that involes the appendix need info on the irrigation of the ostomy?

What do you advise if I'm trying to find info on a ostomy that involes the appendix need info on the irrigation of the ostomy?

No irrigation: An ostomy is a form of diversion of the bowel so that bowel content does not reach a distal anastomosis. At the site near an appendix the ostomy such as an ileostomy, has content that is liquid and cant be controlled by irrigation. In stomas of distal bowel such as sigmoid, irrigation is important because it controls the function of the stoma so that an appliance is not needed. ...Read more

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Is colonic irrigation effective?

Scam: This is a health fraud in which the operator shows normal peristalsis or some other normal but unattractive thing about the lower bowel and tells you it's at the root of your ill-health. Folks feel better because of the sweet talk from the operator. If someone mentions "toxic bowel settlement" or anything similar, phone your local district attorney. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens is someone breathes in fibro asbestos used in irrigation pipes.?

Could you tell me what happens is someone breathes in fibro asbestos used in irrigation pipes.?

Nothing good: You run an increased risk of serious lung diseases occurring even many years in the future. Asbestosis can be fatal. ...Read more

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Help! Need to know if there's an antiseptic for nasal irrigation?

Saline: Saline irrigation is all you need. You can buy saline nose drops at a pharmacy, or you can make your own saline solution:
add 1 cup (237 ml) distilled water to a clean container. If you use tap water, boil it first to sterilize it, and then let it cool until it is lukewarm.
Add ½ teaspoon (2.5 g) pickling or canning salt to the water.
Add ½ teaspoon (2.5 g) baking soda. ...Read more

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Does nasal irrigation cause vertigo (bppv)?

Does nasal irrigation cause vertigo (bppv)?

No: If the nasal irrigation starts in the nostril, it is highly unlikely that the inner could react to a nasal irrigation. However, if you are using a nedi-pot to irrigate the nose and if the water gets into the middle ear through the et, it is possible that the middle ear temperature could alter the inner ear fluid temperature and the inner ear fluid would move. Vertigo can only occur by temp. Change. ...Read more