|The high enema is the cleansing of all of the colon or large intestine. It involves the
injections of a solution into the rectum and colon to soften totally fill soften and distend the
entire colon including the cecum. Thereby causing
the bowels to expel the contents of the large intestine.
A high enema is often given to relieve severe constipation.
Before a proctoscopic examination or various medical procedures.
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During the administration of the high enema, you should lie on your left side, with the right leg flexed.
This position will enable the enema solution to flow easily into the rectum & sigmoid colon.
The solution most commonly used is a mixture of mild soap and approximately two quarts of warm filtered water that is placed in a container with a flexible tube and nozzle. The nozzle will be lubricated and inserted into the rectum about 2 to 6 inches, after which the soap solution will be slowly administered. Injecting the solution slowly helps to minimize discomfort.
Most healthy adults can easily take 2 qts.
of solution with little or no discomfort.
When expelling the enema:
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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