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Is it acceptable to provide daily digital stimulation to stimulate a bowel movement? Pt with diagnosis of neurogenic bowels.

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Yes,but ...

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Has evaluation been done, e.g. Review of medications, gyn exam (if appropriate), sitz marker study, defecography, anal manometry, neuro studies. Sometimes, other treatments including pelvic floor physical therapy, biofeedback, or even surgery may be helpful.

In brief: Yes,but ...

See if other methods can be helpful.
Has evaluation been done, e.g. Review of medications, gyn exam (if appropriate), sitz marker study, defecography, anal manometry, neuro studies. Sometimes, other treatments including pelvic floor physical therapy, biofeedback, or even surgery may be helpful.
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