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Use of enema for bloating and constipation in early pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
User :   Hi i am 11 wks pregnant and am really bloated and a little constipated. Is it safe to take a fleet enema?
Doctor :  
from how many days u are bloated and constipated?
User :   about 3
Doctor :  
have u seen any doctor?
User :   yeah for my pregnancy i go every 2 weeks
User :   not for being bloated and constipated as i thoguth that's normal for pregnancy
Doctor :  
what did he/she tell for constipation?
User :   nothing, just eat well, i never particularly asked about it
Doctor :  
its better u see ur doctor rather than taking enema
User :   why?
Doctor :   first we should know the reason for constipation
User :   but is an enema safe?
User :   when pregnant?
Doctor :   just a sec

Doctor :  
enema is safe ,but u should take it under guidence of doctor
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