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Doctor insights on: Water Enema Side Effects

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Does water enemas have any side effects on infants?

Does water enemas have any side effects on infants?

Potentially - yes: Water alone injected as an enema can be absorbed by the baby and dilute the balance of the blood. If enough water is absorbed, the baby can have seizures when this balance crosses a critical level. Small amounts (ounce or two) are unlikely to cause a problem, but I never recommend them. ...Read more

Enema (Definition)

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


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Are there any side effects to salline enema?

Are there any side effects to salline enema?

Yes: Side effects of a saline enema may include bloating, abd pain, nausea, vomiting, dizziness or headache. Consult with a doctor before initiating any treatment. ...Read more

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What are some common side-effects or risks involved in barium enema?

What are some common side-effects or risks involved in barium enema?

Constipation: Occcasionally it may cause constipation if barium not completely evacuated. I suggest at least 48 oz of water the day after the exam. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of water purifier?

??: Water purifier? What kind do you use? Do you have well water or use tap water. ...Read more

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Are there side effects from drinking too much water?

Are there side effects from drinking too much water?

Too much water: This can cause water intoxication, severe changes in electolytes especially sodium and lead to edema, seizures, brain damage and death. ...Read more

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Can there be any side effects with taking lacix water pill?

Can there be any side effects with taking lacix water pill?

More restroom time: Other than a marked increase in awareness of where restrooms are located after taking lasix, (furosemide) the biggest side effect profile to monitor would be that if the medication works too well, you may urinate out too much of your electrolytes, and result in a low potassium level. Also, too much diuresis may result in alteration of your kidney function.
This is why periodic lab monitoring is important. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects of drinking too alkaline water of PH level 9 or 10?

Are there any side effects of drinking too alkaline water of PH level 9 or 10?

No: The pH in you stomach is about 1.5. You have hydrochloric acid in your stomach secreted by the parietal cells which destroy most microbes that you might swallow on food. It will raise the pH slightly for a short time and then as more HCl is secreted into the stomach the pH drops again. ...Read more

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Does drinking water after 5 pm having any side effects? I mean will there be any problem?

Does drinking water after 5 pm having any side effects? I mean will there be any problem?

No and No: A normal, healthy person can drink water at anytime of day, with no problems at all. ...Read more

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What if any side effects may be caused by drinking baking soda and water to clensyour system?

What if any side effects may be caused by drinking baking soda and water to clensyour system?

Myths: The only thing drinking baking soda and water will do is to diminish temporarily the acid in the stomach. There is no other health benefit and no 'cleansing of your system'. ...Read more

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Is not drinking water for a day or two really not good? What are its side effects? Both inside and out. Thank you very much :)

Is not drinking water for a day or two really not good? What are its side effects? Both inside and out. Thank you very much :)

Not good.: Body needs water to carry out basic physiologic processes and excrete waste. Kidneys must excrete about 1 liters per day in the average human. If you do not replace this (and a little extra) you will become progressively dehydrated developing constipation, cotton mouth, headache and disorientation. If this is prolonged you will develop irreversible kidney failure. ...Read more

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Can I drink lots and lots of water to loose fat and weight? Any side effects?

Can I drink lots and lots of water to loose fat and weight? Any side effects?

Not the right: Approach. Water alone accounts for maybe 10% of your weight, and drinking more than normal won't cause you to lose more. Hydration with purified spring water is important, but not the end all. You can have dilute your necessary electrolytes from overdiluting them with too much water. So, be careful! Contact your PCP to work together for a solution is best! You want your electrolytes 2B N balance. ...Read more

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Is one stick of cinnamon infused in one 950 liter of hot water too much to cause side effects?

How fast you drink?: It isn't the cinnamon, it's how fast you drink the liter of hot water and how hot the water was. Either too hot or too fast can make you uncomfortable. You should be able to tell. ...Read more

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How much water am I supposed to drink everyday? And what are the side effects of not drinking enough water?

How much water am I supposed to drink everyday? And what are the side effects of not drinking enough water?

Don't worry: Unless you confine yourself to eating specially prepared dehydrated food, like the foods that astronauts and mountaineers eat, all foods have water in them. Cucumbers are 95% water. Your body will tell you when you are running dry. You won't be urinating much, your mouth will be dry and parched and will feel very thirsty! ...Read more

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I just started Marvelon. Any side effects and also what is the best time to take it? I just started taking it at night with some water? Is that ok?

I just started Marvelon. Any side effects and also what is the best time to take it? I just started taking it at night with some water? Is that ok?

Anytime works: As long as you take them as prescribed and follow the arrows on your package insert, day/night/evening doesn’t really matter. Oral Contraceptive, like any medication, have some side & adverse effects. Your pharmacist or prescribing doctor should have discussed them with you. Common ones include Break-through bleeding, Breast tenderness or discharge, bloating, nausea, weight change, headache etc ...Read more

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What would be d side effects or up coming health issues if a person starts taking 1 tablespoon of salt in a small cup of water daily 1 tablespoon??

What would be d side effects or up coming health issues if a person starts taking 1 tablespoon of salt in a small cup of water daily 1 tablespoon??

Depends. ..: If you have normal kidneys after you have absorbed that much salt your kidneys will just filter it out of your blood and you will pee it out. On the other hand if your kidneys are abnormal you will not be able to get rid of the excess salt load and you will start retaining water to dilute the concentration of salt and your B/P will rise and all sorts of havoc will ensue. Don't do it! ...Read more

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Is daily hot water bathing is good. Are there any side effects?

Is daily hot water bathing is good. Are there any side effects?

Enjoy it: If the water is too hot there can be problems. Otherwise go ahead and enjoy it. If you have dry skin, then use something immediately after. I prefer creams containing ceramides such as Eucerin Eczema cream and many others. ...Read more

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Honey in hot water with lemon, does this combination have side effects?

Honey in hot water with lemon, does this combination have side effects?

None: That's a common remedy people use for sore throat. The only problem would be if you have diabetes and you use too much honey, if the water is too hot and you are not careful or you have sensitivity to citrus as in stomach acid. Otherwise, hmm, I think it tastes good, along with some tea. ...Read more

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What are the side effects to soaking in warm water and hydrogen peroxide?

Hydrogen Peroxide: Kills normal tissue and would not recommend using it. ...Read more

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Is there any side effects of lemon water? Is there any benefit of adding honey to it?

Is there any side effects of lemon water? Is there any benefit of adding honey to it?

Safe & wholesome: If you believed everything you read about the benefits of lemon water -- especially sites that suggest there's a magic to adding lemon or honey over simply drinking enough water in an era when our food tends to be overly salty -- you'd be reading uncritically. If you enjoy it by all means do it. If you have health issues, use this only as an adjunct in an evidence-based program with your dr. ...Read more

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What are the benefits and side effects of drinking 0.5 liter of water with lemon in 7-8 hours?

What are the benefits and side effects of drinking 0.5 liter of water with lemon in 7-8 hours?

None: Drinking water is great as long as it's not excessive. This is not excessive. No side effects. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to taking vitafusion multivites (gummies for adults).? I'm also eating healthy&drinking plenty of water+exercising more

Are there any side effects to taking vitafusion multivites (gummies for adults).? I'm also eating healthy&drinking plenty of water+exercising more

No need: If you are eating a healthy balanced diet, there is no need for extra vitamins. Most of these extra vitamins get excreted in your stool and urine. As far as side effects, the most common would be upset stomach. Overall, these vitamins are not going to hurt you, but you also don't need to take them. ...Read more

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Alkaline water intake healthy? Any side effects?

Alkaline water intake healthy? Any side effects?

Neutral: It's no better than regular water and it's probably no worse either. Your body has a way of regulating its ph. I think paying for alkaline water is a waste of money. ...Read more

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Is water-based lubricant edible? Can it be eaten without any side effects if applied to penis and taken oral?

Is water-based lubricant edible? Can it be eaten without any side effects if applied to penis and taken oral?

StickToFrozenBananas: Well, if you put a bunch of it in a bowl, sprinkled some sugar on it & ate it for breakfast, you'd most probably end-up with a stomach ache. But if you happened to ingest a small amount that had been coating an erect penis (of a normal human, of course), I imagine nothing much would happen except maybe an enhancement of your gag reflex, & if it had spermicide in it, you wouldn't want much more of it ...Read more