What Position To Use for your Enema ?
|There are several choices as far as positions that can be used for
administering an enema.
You should experiment with these positions to find the one most comfortable for you
- The Left Side Position: Lie on your left
side. Bend your right leg (upper leg) toward your chest. Keep your left leg straight. This
position should be reasonably comfortable while giving good access to your anus.
- The Right Side Position: Lie on your
right side. Bend your left leg (upper leg) toward your chest. Keep your right leg
straight. This position should be reasonably comfortable while giving good access to your
- Knee Chest Position: Get on your elbows and knees
with your head down and you buttocks in the air. Place your chest to the floor. This
position gives administrator clear access to your anus. This position may be familiar to
anyone that as had experience with anal sex.
- On your back: Lie on your back with your knees
bent. Your knees should be separated as far as possible You can hold your knees with your
hands. This allows easy access to your anus .
- On Your Tummy Some people like to receive an
enema while lying on their stomach.
As the enema progresses it becomes more difficult to hold because of the pressure.
- Over The Knee: Some people like to receive an
enema in the over the knee position.You lie across the administrators lap. This position
may put pressure on your tummy so you might want to put your tummy between the
- Sitting on the toilet : It is possible to
receive an enema while seated on the toilet, however in this position gravity forces the
solution downward making you want to expel. It becomes quite difficult holding an enema
while seated on the toilet.
Warning: 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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