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Men Taking Enemas
"Fleet": Small volume enemas (example Fleet enema) are generally very safe. If you READ THE DIRECTIONS TWICE and so it correctly you shouldn't need a second. If more than one Fleet enema is required look for other reasons for your constipation.Since some of these reasons can be serious see you Primary Care Provider Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Diarrhea : Commonly both are not needed but if necessary canne used together. ...Read more
Are there risks in taking fleet mineral oil enemas? i took one few hrs ago but tried going only a few mins later. Only liquid came out. can I again?
No risk: While a second oil retention enema shouldn't be harmful, You could take a regular fleets enema or insert a dulcolax rectal suppository next. If this is unsuccessful and you still have a strong urge to have a BM, a gentle soap suds enema or manual disimpaction May be needed. Consult your physician if you are in distress with severe abdominal cramps. ...Read more
Was given an enema at e.R. Before noon today, after taking magnesium citrate without success. I am now pooing bloody mucus at 9 p.M. Please help.
Im 35 suffering from severe constipation. I can only go by taking stimulant lax or having an enema or both. Please help. It controls me?
Get seen by md: Can be due to many causes: dietary, meds, lack of activity, metabolic, e.g. Underactive thyroid, excess blood calcium; may be due to incoordination of pelvic muscles, dropped rectum (rectocele), neurological problems, other see a GI doc, get evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How often can I take a fleet enema? I have oic taking amitiza 24, tried linzess. Have used enemas weekly.
We should not have: Backwards . The first thing before taiking medications articularly chroically and in such manner, we need to make diagmosis . Once the diagosis is made most of the job is done. ...Read more
Extremely constipated. Tried laxatives, taking Metamucil (fiber capsules) every day, tried an enema. Have got only a little relief. Please help!
Go see your doctor: Because you live in australia, i don't know what's available over there with(out) a prescription so best to go see your doctor (who can also check for hypothyroidism). Avoid older antihistamines which can lead to constipation & urinary retention. Lots of different laxatives. Consider polyethylene glycol (available here in states w/o prescription), magnesium citrate, lactulose, senna, etc. ...Read more