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    Enema

    An enema is the process of flushing liquid through the anal sphincter into the bowel. Enemas can be used to relieve constipation or to prepare for medical tests or surgical procedures.

    Current as of: November 20, 2015

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Jerome B. Simon, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology

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