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Posted on Tue, 25 Jul 2017 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: What would be a rather quick solution to get Out what left in my system as i've been constipated for 7 days even though i have tried laxatives and enima? Should i go for colon hydrothearpy or go to a hospital snd see what they coukd do?
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Answered by Dr. Geeta Sundar 50 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Sometimes a single enema may not work if there is very hard, impacted stool

Detailed Answer:
Hi welcome to Health care magic,
Sometimes a single enema may not work if there is very hard, impacted stools.Try this combination---
Daily, repeated glycerine suppositories to be inserted at night, salt containing oral laxatives, (one satchet in water twice a day), along with bulking agents like soluble Psyllium, (one large spoon in a big glass of water at night) may do the trick,
Also try manual removal with a lubricated, gloved finger.
If these do not work you should go in for a colonoscopy to find out cause for non responding constipation.
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