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Will barium enema be uncomfortable?

Will barium enema be uncomfortable?

Be: Yes. It usually is a little uncomfortable but does not last too long. ...Read more

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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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Is a barium enema an uncomfortable procedure?

Is a barium enema an uncomfortable procedure?

Barium enema: It is painful, and usually useless except for verymspecific circumstances. If you primary ordered it, see a, gastroenterologist. They miss 50% of polyps, and 15% of cancers. ...Read more

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I have fecal impaction. I will have insurance in 4 days, what should I do for those 4 days? I have no pain, uncomfortable. Tried enema and laxative.

I have fecal impaction. I will have insurance in 4 days, what should I do for those 4 days? I have no pain, uncomfortable. Tried enema and laxative.

Constipation: If enema and suppositories are not working try to increase water intake and lots of fiber. If does not work and you start feeling worse you have to get evaluated. If you develop significant abdominal pain, vomiting and abdominal distension you would need to go to the ed. ...Read more

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How uncomfortable is a barium enema and are there any alternatives?

How uncomfortable is a barium enema and are there any alternatives?

Moderately: Be is moderately uncomfortable. Colonoscopy is an alternative, but the 2 studies are complementary, not substitutes for one another. ...Read more

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Does an enema hurt?

Does an enema hurt?

It can cause: A sense of urgency and discomfort. But, overall it is pretty tolerable. ...Read more

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What does an enema do to you????

What does an enema do to you????

Need a little help: Normal bowel frequency varies from 1 every 3-4 days to 3-4 movements per day. Many "normal" people alternate their stool pattern within this range. Given the nonspecific nature of your question, it would be helpful to hear why you are considering an enema (& with what contents). Be aware enemas are NOT recommended for casual "cleansing", weight loss, or recreational use. ...Read more

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Can I use an enema that expired?

Not recommended: It is not recommended to use medications past their expiration date. ...Read more

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What makes an enema more effective?

What makes an enema more effective?

Need a little help: Normal bowel frequency varies from 1 every 3-4 days to 3-4 movements per day. Many "normal" people alternate their stool pattern within this range. Given the nonspecific nature of your question, it would be helpful to hear why you are considering an enema (& with what contents). Be aware enemas are NOT recommended for casual "cleansing", weight loss, or recreational use. ...Read more

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What to do if i used an enema wrong?

That depends on: if this created problems - and if so, what type. Sorry, without more information it is hard to provide you with a helpful response. Take care. ...Read more