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What is soap in soap suds enema?
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Irritant. Don't use
Soap is soap. Soap suds enemas are highly irritating to the lining of the rectum and colon.
Aside from causing a bowel movement can cause a whopping inflammation (colitis). Tap water enemas or store bought phosphate enemas are safer (check with md, especially if history of heart, kidney, liver trouble). Oil retention enemas are lubricant.

In brief: Irritant. Don't use
Soap is soap. Soap suds enemas are highly irritating to the lining of the rectum and colon.
Aside from causing a bowel movement can cause a whopping inflammation (colitis). Tap water enemas or store bought phosphate enemas are safer (check with md, especially if history of heart, kidney, liver trouble). Oil retention enemas are lubricant.
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