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Enema vs. Magnesium Citrate for Constipation

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Enema

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Magnesium Citrate

OTC
/ 26,861 posts
Other Names: Citroma   Citrate Of Magnesia
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 99,133 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 26,861 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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enema ( plural enemata or enemas) is the procedure of introducing liquids into the rectum and Colon (anatomy) via the anus. The increasing volume of the liquid causes rapid expansion of the lower intestinal tract, often resulting in very uncomf... Read more on Wikipedia
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By fwampsox
July 10, 2014
fwampsox wrote
enemas vs. laxatives
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By Rich
February 11, 2014
Rich wrote
Green tea enema helped w/ fever.
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By lisa
January 28, 2014
lisa wrote
Magnesium and Folic Acid
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By Rick
December 11, 2013
Rick wrote
Works faster than over the conuter med's
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By Scintilate
September 13, 2013
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Enemas to regain health
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By CAROL
September 7, 2013
CAROL wrote
TAKING ENEMAS FOR MENSTRUAL CRAMPS
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What patients are saying about Enema vs. Magnesium Citrate

904 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
My ? Is...the magnesium citrate took 8 hrs to work last...
...diet since Friday, magnesium citrate last night. Supposed to do enema tonight. My ? Is...the magnesium citrate took 8 hrs to work last night. When should I use the enema? The package says...
that magnesium citrate stuff would be a bad thing for a...
...I always thought that that magnesium citrate stuff would be a bad thing for a person without ...It was weird that I could hold the enema much longer and better than when I had...
something. Will magnesium citrate do the trick or will it...
...it go.  I am dreading an enema, and the last thing I ...is go back to an ER or something.   Will magnesium citrate do the trick or will it have the same effect as ...is my only hope an enem...
something. Will magnesium citrate do the trick or will it...
...it go.  I am dreading an enema, and the last thing I ...is go back to an ER or something.   Will magnesium citrate do the trick or will it have the same effect as ...is my only hope an enem...
didn't work - drink magnesium citrate. The enema didn't...
...went to the doctor last week, with complaints of being constipated for a whole month. She told me to do an enema, and if that didn't work - drink magnesium citrate. The enema didn't work, so I dran...
they gave her Magnesium citrate & an home enema...
...my mother (who is constipated all the time) went for a colonoscopy, they gave her Magnesium citrate & an home enema kit that cleaned her out so well we buy the same...
Magnesium Citrate...It took about 4 hrs but worked and I'm...
...what worked/ didnt work... Ok so I tried the Enema and had a very bad experiance..It didnt work out that well at ...to stage 2, Magnesium Citrate...It took about 4 hrs but worked and I'm already...
the magnesium citrate. Well, that worked ok...but today...
So I didn't end up doing the enema because as most now by now I took the magnesium citrate. Well, that worked ok...but today I feel ...be ok to do the enema tonight after just doing the...
spoon. He also takes magnesium citrate. If we make sure to...
I prefer using a suppository or enema to clean out, then doing dietary things to maintain, ...son takes it on a spoon. He also takes magnesium citrate. If we make sure to go daily, things go...
was hurt my tummy. ive been talkn stool softeners.. no help...
...but sweet.. I havent went #2 in 6-7 days now.. i tried the magnesium citrate crap and all it did was hurt my tummy. ive been talkn stool softeners.. no help.. i even TRIED an enema.. couldn't keep...
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