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Is the stool reaction to a colon cleanse safe?

Is the stool reaction to a colon cleanse safe?

Depends: It depends upon the colon cleansing solution. If it is one of the cleansing solution given by your physician prior to colonoscopy, then it is mostly safe. ...Read more

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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


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What to do if i frequently do not go often and heard it is good to do a thorough colon cleanse regularly to get the old stool out what is the best way to do this?

No colonic cleansing: as a pediatrician we normally dont recommend colonic cleansing.I would like to know exactly what the root of the problem and what causes it before i suggest any treatment ...Read more

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Past 4 months I have constant constipation with brown/yellowish spots on stool that last to 3-4 wks without aid of colon cleanse. Anemic.What is this?

Past 4 months I have constant constipation with brown/yellowish spots on stool that last to 3-4 wks without aid of colon cleanse. Anemic.What is this?

Not anemia: Constipation is almost always secondary to your dietary intake. Look at all the foods that you have been eating. Eliminate those foods known to cause it-I.e. The grains: rice, barley, oats; also milk and bananas. It should clear in just a few days time. ...Read more

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Please answer me. Is a colon cleanse safe for someone with chronic constipation?

Please answer me. Is a colon cleanse safe for someone with chronic constipation?

It may clear: The current episode but if you don't diagnose or treat the reason for the constipation, you may be missing the diagnosis of a potentially serious problem. See a GI doctor or a colon and rectal surgeon for proper management and eat healthy and drink plenty of fluids without caffeine or alcohol. ...Read more

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I purchased tea for colon cleanse is that safe?

I purchased tea for colon cleanse is that safe?

Likely just laxative: Most of these teas contain senna (cascara), which is a natural stimulant laxative. It is fine to use once in a while for occasional constipation, but chronic use can cause your colon to become dependent on the chemical to move at all. There really isn't anything in there "cleansing" your colon. Just making you have a bowel movement. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a colon cleanse (via oral route) if I have Crohn's?

It is not safe: to do anything to your gi tract without your gi specialist's approval, if you have significant Crohn's disease. ...Read more

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Is it safe to do a colon cleanse even though I'm not having a colonoscopy?

Is it safe to do a colon cleanse even though I'm not having a colonoscopy?

If free, enjoy it..: If it is free and you enjoy it.........go ahead. It has no medical benefit. ...Read more

Colonic (Definition)

This is a combining term referring to some condition, treatment or disease of the colon. Such as colonic enema, colonic ...Read more


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