Enema: A solution or compound that is introduced into the RECTUM with the purpose of cleansing the COLON or for diagnostic procedures.Barium Sulfate: A compound used as an x-ray contrast medium that occurs in nature as the mineral barite. It is also used in various manufacturing applications and mixed into heavy concrete to serve as a radiation shield.Colonic Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the COLON.Diverticulum, Colon: A pouch or sac opening from the COLON.Administration, Rectal: The insertion of drugs into the rectum, usually for confused or incompetent patients, like children, infants, and the very old or comatose.Colon, Descending: The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between TRANSVERSE COLON and the SIGMOID COLON.Colon, Sigmoid: A segment of the COLON between the RECTUM and the descending colon.Mesalamine: An anti-inflammatory agent, structurally related to the SALICYLATES, which is active in INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE. It is considered to be the active moiety of SULPHASALAZINE. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed)Sigmoidoscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the sigmoid flexure.Colonoscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the luminal surface of the colon.Colonic Diseases: Pathological processes in the COLON region of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE).Phosphorothioate Oligonucleotides: Modified oligonucleotides in which one of the oxygens of the phosphate group is replaced with a sulfur atom.Colitis, Ulcerative: Inflammation of the COLON that is predominantly confined to the MUCOSA. Its major symptoms include DIARRHEA, rectal BLEEDING, the passage of MUCUS, and ABDOMINAL PAIN.Rectum: The distal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, between the SIGMOID COLON and the ANAL CANAL.Colon, Ascending: The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the TRANSVERSE COLON. It passes cephalad from the cecum to the caudal surface of the right lobe of the LIVER where it bends sharply to the left, forming the right colic flexure.Colon, Transverse: The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between ASCENDING COLON and DESCENDING COLON. It passes from the RIGHT COLIC FLEXURE across the ABDOMEN, then turns sharply at the left colonic flexure into the descending colon.Proctocolitis: Inflammation of the RECTUM and the distal portion of the COLON.Intussusception: A form of intestinal obstruction caused by the PROLAPSE of a part of the intestine into the adjoining intestinal lumen. There are four types: colic, involving segments of the LARGE INTESTINE; enteric, involving only the SMALL INTESTINE; ileocecal, in which the ILEOCECAL VALVE prolapses into the CECUM, drawing the ILEUM along with it; and ileocolic, in which the ileum prolapses through the ileocecal valve into the COLON.Appendix: A worm-like blind tube extension from the CECUM.Proctitis: INFLAMMATION of the MUCOUS MEMBRANE of the RECTUM, the distal end of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE).Colostomy: The surgical construction of an opening between the colon and the surface of the body.Aminosalicylic Acids: A group of 2-hydroxybenzoic acids that can be substituted by amino groups at any of the 3-, 4-, 5-, or 6-positions.Mycobacterium marinum: A moderate-growing, photochromogenic species found in aquariums, diseased fish, and swimming pools. It is the cause of cutaneous lesions and granulomas (swimming pool granuloma) in humans. (Dorland, 28th ed)Fecal Impaction: Formation of a firm impassable mass of stool in the RECTUM or distal COLON.Colitis: Inflammation of the COLON section of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE), usually with symptoms such as DIARRHEA (often with blood and mucus), ABDOMINAL PAIN, and FEVER.Ileal Diseases: Pathological development in the ILEUM including the ILEOCECAL VALVE.Colonography, Computed Tomographic: A non-invasive imaging method that uses computed tomographic data combined with specialized imaging software to examine the colon.Colonic Polyps: Discrete tissue masses that protrude into the lumen of the COLON. These POLYPS are connected to the wall of the colon either by a stalk, pedunculus, or by a broad base.Colorectal Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the COLON or the RECTUM or both. Risk factors for colorectal cancer include chronic ULCERATIVE COLITIS; FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI; exposure to ASBESTOS; and irradiation of the CERVIX UTERI.Click Chemistry: Organic chemistry methodology that mimics the modular nature of various biosynthetic processes. It uses highly reliable and selective reactions designed to "click" i.e., rapidly join small modular units together in high yield, without offensive byproducts. In combination with COMBINATORIAL CHEMISTRY TECHNIQUES, it is used for the synthesis of new compounds and combinatorial libraries.Group Purchasing: A shared service which combines the purchasing power of individual organizations or facilities in order to obtain lower prices for equipment and supplies. (From Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)Health Care Coalitions: Voluntary groups of people representing diverse interests in the community such as hospitals, businesses, physicians, and insurers, with the principal objective to improve health care cost effectiveness.Commerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)Uterine Prolapse: Downward displacement of the UTERUS. It is classified in various degrees: in the first degree the UTERINE CERVIX is within the vaginal orifice; in the second degree the cervix is outside the orifice; in the third degree the entire uterus is outside the orifice.Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Abnormal descent of a pelvic organ resulting in the protrusion of the organ beyond its normal anatomical confines. Symptoms often include vaginal discomfort, DYSPAREUNIA; URINARY STRESS INCONTINENCE; and FECAL INCONTINENCE.Gynecologic Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the female genitalia.Prolapse: The protrusion of an organ or part of an organ into a natural or artificial orifice.Rectal Prolapse: Protrusion of the rectal mucous membrane through the anus. There are various degrees: incomplete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle but with herniation of the bowel; and internal complete with rectosigmoid or upper rectum intussusception into the lower rectum.Rectocele: Herniation of the RECTUM into the VAGINA.
  • Fecal Impaction is a health condition in which stools become hardened in colon making it tough for the body to excrete it out. (epainassist.com)
  • Computerized Tomography (CT) scan can be done where cross-sectional images of colon are taken to assess the degree of fecal impaction. (epainassist.com)
  • After the liquid is introduced into the colon, it will soften the wastes, and it can therefore be expelled through the anus. (best-colon-cleanse.com)
  • A new case study out of Germany just published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology (October, 2018) documents the remarkable recovery of a woman who was recommended to have part of her colon removed, including her anus, due to a severe case of Crohn's disease and complicated by diversion colitis. (coconutoil.com)
  • She refused to have a proctectomy (surgically remove a portion of her colon along with her anus) as recommended by her doctors, and requested a natural approach instead. (coconutoil.com)
  • This tube found in an enema is inserted into the anus and due to the pressure exerted by the force of gravity, the liquid moves downwards into the rectum and finally into the colon. (419positive.org)
  • This constipation remedy is a solution injected through the anus into the rectum and sigmoid colon. (best-constipation-remedies.com)
  • Enema fluid and poop flow from the beginning of the colon to the end and come out of the anus, not the hole in the belly. (kidshealth.org)
  • Put some lubricant on the enema tip and on the anus if necessary. (naturalhealthtechniques.com)
  • When the contrast material containing barium is introduced into the large bowel by an enema tube inserted through the anus, the barium provides contrast to the X-rays that reveal the outlines of the intestine's lumen (interior surface) and may reveal several types of abnormalities that may be present. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Enema refers to inserting liquid into the rectum and colon via anus. (md-health.com)
  • Competence will be attained in the evaluation and treatment of malignant disease affecting the colon, rectum and anus. (upenn.edu)
  • Individuals who complete the fellowship will be competent in the selection and performance of patient preparation for, and the prevention and management of complications of, endoscopy of the colon, rectum and anus. (upenn.edu)
  • When increasingly larger enemas are administered until the colon is nearly emptied of fecal matter and the injection of close to a gallon of water is achieved, beneficial exercise and an increase in overall muscle tone are the results. (chestofbooks.com)
  • For those unable to move due to injury, illness, or age, an enema is often necessary to clear out fecal blockage in the colon and keep digestion running smoothly. (best-colon-cleanse.com)
  • The basic aim of this kind of colon therapy is to purge the bowel of hardened fecal matters - together with the associated toxins, parasites and unfriendly bacteria - accumulated over a period of time. (colonhealthmagazine.com)
  • This buildup of the fecal wastes is solely attributable to a weakened colon unable to do its intended job of eliminating the unwanted matters systematically. (colonhealthmagazine.com)
  • Our colon, aside from elimination of fecal wastes also aid in absorption of water, nutrients and salt from the food particles stored in the large intestines. (coloncleansenow.com)
  • Water is very essential so that the body can flush out the toxins and fecal matters that are gathered in your colon. (coloncleansenow.com)
  • If you are experiencing any symptoms of a clogged colon before you start a supplement-based colon cleanser, you should use an enema to smoothen the fecal waste that has accumulated in your colon. (coloncleansenow.com)
  • The normal colon measures around five or six feet long and can provide room for around 20 lbs of fecal wastes. (coloncleansenow.com)
  • However, as the years pass by without intervention and proper fiber diet, some of these fecal wastes get accumulated in the colon and intestinal lining increasing the total body mass of the person by several pounds. (coloncleansenow.com)
  • A: Reusable enema products may not be sanitary and could be contaminated with fecal bacteria. (optimalhealthnetwork.com)
  • A greater exceptional type of an anal douche is an enema, it enables you to be completely certain that no any traces of fecal substances remain behind as you engage in anal sexual intercourse. (419positive.org)
  • In children, an antegrade continence enema can treat fecal incontinence that happens because of serious health problems. (kidshealth.org)
  • Physically, the colon is simply not designed to store large amounts of old fecal matter. (jonbarron.org)
  • Stores of old fecal matter are not only breeding grounds for harmful bacteria and dangerous parasites, but the extra garbage causes the colon to distend and expand. (jonbarron.org)
  • The impaction of fecal matter that lines the walls of the colon without being eliminated can easily be 15 pounds. (ibssolutions.info)
  • This invention relates to apparatus for irrigating or flushing the human colon, and has for its principal object the provision of means to supplant the use of an enema bed pan for Ibedridden persons incapable of having proper natural movements or of substantially aiding in the elimination of fecal matter from their bowels, as frequently the case with persons that are paralyzed or partially so. (google.ca)
  • Fecal occult blood testing (FOBT), as its name implies, aims to detect subtle blood loss in the gastrointestinal tract , anywhere from the mouth to the colon . (wikipedia.org)
  • [ citation needed ] Evidence for other colon cancer screening tools such as iFOBT (immunochemical fecal occult blood test) or colonoscopy is substantial and guidelines have been issued by several advisory groups but does not include randomized studies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main medical usages of enemas are: Transanal irrigation (retrograde irrigation) is the regular use of water and irrigation equipment with a catheter in the person's home to assist in the emptying of feces in individuals with bowel dysfunction, including fecal incontinence and constipation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Once the injection is complete, the enema is retained until there is a strong urge to defecate, at which time the recipient may expel any fecal matter loosened by the instilled solution together with the solution itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • To obtain accurate X-ray images of the contours of the colon, fecal material must be cleared out of the colon. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • when it does occur it is the result of frequent administration of small amounts of water (fleet enemas) for the purpose of stimulating a normal bowel movement. (chestofbooks.com)
  • Using a cup or two of water to induce a bowel movement may eventually cause dependency, will not strengthen the colon and may after years of this practice, result in distention and enlargement of the rectum or sigmoid colon. (chestofbooks.com)
  • A rigorous colon cleanse program has two stages: increase of fiber intake to smooth the bowel movement, and administration of an enema to clear blockage. (coloncleansenow.com)
  • When barium enters your colon, you may feel like you need to have a bowel movement. (medlineplus.gov)
  • A healthy colon is a regular colon, which means you should be having a bowel movement with regularity. (livestrong.com)
  • Unfortunately, years of constipation and/or undergoing enemas can disrupt the mechanisms that are in place to allow your body to generate its own bowel movements - for some people, it can become near impossible to have a bowel movement without having an enema. (drbenkim.com)
  • In the past, castile soap was a common additive in an enema, but it has largely fallen out of use because of its irritating action in the rectum and because of the risk of chemical colitis as well as the ready availability of other enema preparations that are more effective than soap in stimulating a bowel movement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore, her doctors started daily local administration of 3 and half ounces of prewarmed coconut oil as a rectal enema. (coconutoil.com)
  • Pharmacokinetics of 5AQSA (M) and N-acetyl-5-asa (NM) after Single and Multiple Doses of 5-ASA Rectal Enema (4 and I GM/60 ML) and Oral Sulfasalazine (SF)" Abstract. (patentgenius.com)
  • Expect to hear some strange noises from your gut and a strong urge to go to the toilet, but try and retain the enema for at least 15 minutes. (care2.com)
  • If you do not retain the enema for at least 10 minutes, the beneficial bacteria it provides may not be able to get deep enough into the colon to be effective. (wikihow.com)
  • Most medical stores sell some enema product off the shelf although you can buy a white silicone enema bag kit online and have the product delivered right to your doorsteps. (coffeeenemas.com.au)