They are actually a bad idea in all circumstances, but that's another subject.If you put too much water up there then you will be flushing out waste that is further up your gut, that wouldn't have normally moved down for several hours.
If polyps are found during colon and rectal cancer testing, they can usually be removed before they have the chance to turn into cancer.
Testing can also result in finding cancer early, when it’s smaller, easier to treat, and more likely to be curable.
This will cause the diarrhoea-like symptoms that you experienced, and obviously this is worse than if you had of not used it at all in the first place.
It probably won't cause any problems for you beyond this, but I wouldn't do it again because it doesn't help you at all.
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After first seen purchasing the enemas in March and returning them in April it wasn't until June 5 that an employee closely examined one of Robinson’s returned boxes and found the products soiled inside.
No one looks forward to a colonoscopy, or the bowel prep that goes with it.
But colon cancer and rectal cancer screening – testing to look for cancer before symptoms start – helps saves lives.
It’s called a stool DNA test because it looks for certain gene changes that are sometimes found in colon cancer and rectal cancer cells.
The FDA approved a stool DNA test called Cologuard in 2014.
The patient uses a kit at home to collect a stool sample and mail it to a lab.