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Enema

An enema is the process of flushing liquid through the anal sphincter into the bowel. Enemas can be used to relieve constipation or to prepare for medical tests or surgical procedures.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerJerome B. Simon, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

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Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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