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I am constipated, not having gone in 2 days. I've tried

I am constipated, not having...
I am constipated, not having gone in 2 days. I've tried rectal suppositories with little success. I tried a tap water enema with some result. Result defined as some dark water. But not enough given not having gone in 2 days. Should I try another enema or is there a maximum number of attempts a day? What's your opinion/advice?
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Yes you can try the enema once again, there is no harm in doing that.

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But if this doesn't help you even after taking twice in a day, and if you develop significant abdominal discomfort, pressure and distension, then go to ER and there you can get a medicated enema, which will help you pass the stools.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
How much fluid should I use for the tap water enema?

500 to 1000 ml; whatever you can tolerate.

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