Mineral oil is ideal for individuals who need to avoid straining, for example, those recovering from surgery or childbirth, or those suffering from hemorrhoids.
Bowel movement generally occurs in 2 to 15 minutes.
I used it during both of my pregnancies and it worked wonders then too. The SENNA worked real good for me because i was at my wits end and I felt like i was FULL of sh..t. This is getting really bad, an enema is the only thing that works so far. JRHopefully momovsix (Gail) is keeping track of this post.
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Photo: Remember that time you got diarrhea during a marathon and barely made it to the port-a-john?
In addition, Fleet Mineral Oil Enema is sodium-free and latex-free. REMOVE ORANGE PROTECTIVE SHIELD FROM ENEMA COMFORTIP BEFORE INSERTING.
Fleet Mineral Oil Enema comes in an easy-to-use, disposable squeeze bottle with a soft, pre-lubricated Comfortip™ Single daily dose: Adults and children 12 years and over: 1 bottle. With steady pressure, gently insert enema tip into rectum with a slight side-to-side movement, with tip pointing toward navel.
Positions for using this enema: Left side position: Lie on left side with knee bent and arms resting comfortably.
Knee-chest position: Kneel, then lower head and chest forward until left side of face is resting on surface with left arm folded comfortably. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
The main reason for runners’ upper GI problems (acid reflux, vomiting) and lower GI distress (cramping, diarrhea) is that the gut simply shuts down after a lot of exertion.
“About 88 percent of blood is shunted away from the GI tract to the working muscle groups.
How about those long runs when you gulped water and immediately wanted to vomit?
Turns out you’re in good company: Gastrointestinal (GI) distress significantly impacts a large number of elite athletes, and it may be even worse for those who aren’t in peak condition.
A "mini-enema", which has only a few drops of liquid stool softener, does not fall into this category and can be used regularly.