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Fleet Enema - What is the difference between constipation and fecal impaction?

First time fleet enema, did I do it right? Was very constipated...

So I just took a fleet enema for the first time because I was very constipated. I held it in and it almost immediately caused me to have bowel movement. I figured that because of this I let go of the enema too soon so I injected a few more times but after nothing really came out except for the... read more

Fleet Enema - I took an enema about 3 hours ago no water has been released I feel as if I have to go

... but I think hemorrhoids are what's blocking it. I've tried pushing taking a little more liquid and still nothing. My stomach and rectum are very sore please tell me what I should do at this point

Fleet Enema - I have been constipated for 2wks now... I took stool softener for 4days but when I?

... still hadn't gone I took a stimulant laxative that was expired, it gave me cramping but didn't work at all, so I took 2 doses of miralax in 24hrs but woke up this morning and was so uncomfortable with abdominal bloating, fullness and just so uncomfortable that I decided to try an... read more

Fleet Enema - Does an enema cause mucus to be expelled from the rectum?

I took Miralax last night (it didn't move my bowels) and took an enema this afternoon which produced small bowel movement (which was not loose) and an hour later I had mucus expelled from my rectum. Is this normal?

I had a successful fleet enema last night..ate,now I have uncomfortable?

feeling in lower abdomen. I ate banana, yogurt and apple cranberry juice, What can i do to relieve the pain in lower intestines? Eat?

Fleet Enema - first enema yesterday,still in pain, why? I'm female, 25 years old, average body?

... size. I've had problems with constipation for most of my life, and no diagnosis seems to fit. This is the first time I ever tried an enema. It was approximately 118mL. I lied down on my left side as indicated and held it for... maybe three minutes. It seemed to work- I was able to go a... read more

Mineral Oil - When I use a fleet enema, it does clean my colon out, however I keep having a?

... mucus-like discharge if i countine to go... even an hour later. What is this and how can i put an end to it? Thank you!

Fleet enema used as prescribed and still no results?

I feel I've been constipated for two weeks I finally used an enema today and after five minutes nothing happened I still have not had a bowel movement I did follow the directions And I used three quarters of the bottle and yet still nothing what the heck so now what do I need to go to the... read more

Is a Fleet enema safe to use if it's expired but still sealed and new?

Fleet Ready to Use saline laxative 4.5 oz latex free Single dose Active ingredient: monobadic sodium Phosphate 19g Dibasic sodium Phosphate 7g Expired a few years ago Is it still safe to use?

After a fleet enema, what type of diet should I go back to?

I temporarily have "pain medication constipation". Do I eat high fiber (with help of Benefiber... or lite & brothy. I am laid up with a severe broken leg with 3 more weeks of non-weight bearing status. Don't want to keep ending up with painful constipation. Although, the fleet... read more

Why can you not use fleet enemas over the age of 56?

I have chronic constipation from taking pain medication and use Fleet enemas. I am not a surgical candidate for a multilevel disc degeneration. I can not even get out of bed without taking a strong pain reliever. Currently for two years I take methadone 10 mg 4 times a day. I also take softeners,... read more

Does being severely constipated cause your back and ribs to hurt whike moving taking deep breaths ?

I am very constipated from the meds I am on ..I went to the er they did an xray the doc showed me it and said my colon was filled with no more room I came home did the fleet enema and drank the citra drink and nothing it hurts soo bad to breath and move to stand etc please help

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