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Severe Constipation Does An Enema Hurt
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I am experiencing severe constipation I have tried laxatives, enemas, and diet change and nothing has brought lasting results
Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. See your doctor if no improvement with abo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Severe constipation used suppositories and enemas. Day 1&2 thin pale, day 3 small pale bowl day 4 pale thin and now dark brown diareah. obstruction?
Doubt it: Sounds like your GI motility has responded to your laxatives. No blood with stool, right? ...Read more
M58, released from ER after resolving of int. obstruction at hernia. now severe constipation from two days.may i take plain warm water enema?
Yes: That would be a good conservative measure. If not better, see your doc soon for assessment. ...Read more
My parents insisted on giving me enema for my constipation for 4 days, i don't know what enema?Does it hurt and should I take it, please help!
Try oral laxatives : Have you tried laxatives already? Miralax (polyethylene glycol) otc should work well. Enema is unpleasant and is used as last resort. You should also talk to your local doctor on how to regulate your bowel if you are chronically constipated. Taking food rich in fibers or fibers supplement would help. ...Read more
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