For some people taking or receiving an enema, while standing up can be comfortable, while others find that standing causes the enema solution put more pressure in the rectum than while lying in the left lateral side position or in one of the other positions. But not quite as hard as taking an enema while sitting on the toilet. The toilet seat naturally separates the buttocks making it harder to hold the anal sphincter closed.
There are many people that enjoy the pressure in the rectum when standing or sitting on the toilet !
Do not use enemas or laxatives if abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting are present
unless directed by your health care provider.
Rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative or enema may indicate a serious condition.
Discontinue use and consult your health care provider.
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