How to use Enema in a sentence
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They will consist of some form of endoscopic examination (either sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy ), often followed by a barium enema radiological examination.
She had a full rectum as well so she accepted my advice to have an enema and " Oh the relief " she said.
Therapeutically, the fresh juice can be drunk or applied rectally using a enema implant.
If perforation is suspected, then a water soluble contrast enema should be carried for confirmation.Advertisement
If complete colonoscopy is not feasible, flexible sigmoidoscopy followed by a double-contrast barium enema is an acceptable alternative.
He is " full of gas and needs a good wash out with a super-charged enema, " added McKeith.
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A water-soluble contrast enema showed contrast leaking into the abscess cavity.
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For surgery on the large bowel a high enema or rectal washout will be required.
For internal problems, the powder can also be turned into a suppository or enema.
The band rose to even greater fame with the addition of Barker, and went on to record four more discs, including the landmark Enema of the State in 1999.
A warm-water or mineral oil enema can relieve constipation in children with severe or stubborn cases of constipation.
The abnormal meconium blocks the intestines and must be removed with an enema or through surgery.Advertisement
In a barium enema, barium sulfate is infused through the rectum and the intestinal area is scanned.
In infants, a barium enema may reverse intussusception in 50-90 percent of cases.
An air enema is sometimes used instead of a barium or gastrografin enema.
An enema should not given to the baby or child because it can deplete electrolytes and alter body fluid composition.
In such cases a barium enema should always be done first.Advertisement
The diagnosis is confirmed by a barium enema x ray, which shows a picture of the bowel.
If the pediatrician makes a diagnosis of retentive encopresis, the physician may recommend laxatives, stool softeners, or an enema to free the impaction.
The antidotes for oxalic acid poisoning are milk of lime, chalk, whiting, or even wall-plaster, followed by evacuation brought about by an enema or castor oil.
The stomach may be washed out with warm water and then with a 2% solution of permanganate of potash, an enema of the same solution being given.
At that time he was interested in the then relatively new technique of the double contrast barium enema.Advertisement
The rectal balloon catheter used for barium enema can very rarely cause perforation.
The x ray images may be enhanced by giving the child a barium enema, a form of contrast or opaque media that allows more detail to be seen in x rays and MRI or CT scans.
Sometimes a lighted, flexible fiber optic instrument (sigmoidoscope) may be inserted rectally in conjunction with a barium enema to visualize the bowel.
It may be necessary to do more invasive tests, such as a barium enema or upper GI series, if the obstruction is mechanical.
Diagnostic tests may include stool or blood tests, hydrogen breath test, or an x ray of the bowel, called a barium enema.
When symptoms continue even after treatment or to rule out the presence of other illnesses with similar symptoms, the diagnostic evaluation may include blood tests, a hydrogen breath test, or an x ray of the bowel, called a barium enema.