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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
User :   I gave my son 2 adult Saline enemas 3 days ago and he still has not gone to the bathroom, he has been drinking plenty of water, why is he not going, is there something wrong
Doctor :  
whats his age?
User :   He is 18 , i gave him 2 enemas within a 24 hour period, I got nervous and called the Ambulance 3 days ago, they checked his vitals, but he was fine, they told me to get him to drink plenty of water, i am afraid of him eating alot, so i am holding off on his eating large amounts
User :   He is very mild autistic, more like aspergergers.
Doctor :  
User :   what else would you recommend, pedialyte
Doctor :   ask him to take fruits like banana/papaya

Doctor :  
dulcolax enema
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