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To much in my anus to poop. Will a stool softener or enema help?

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Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine

In brief: Enema over softener

Enema will likely help more than a softener, since the stool is already in the rectum. Sometimes, digital disimpaction is needed - using your finger to help remove stool/start the bowel movement.
Be careful though.

In brief: Enema over softener

Enema will likely help more than a softener, since the stool is already in the rectum. Sometimes, digital disimpaction is needed - using your finger to help remove stool/start the bowel movement.
Be careful though.
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