Many people turn to enemas or laxatives to have a bowel movement. However, enemas are not harmless, and using them to treat constipation has risks.
Bone marrow edema, commonly known as a bone marrow lesion, can develop as a result of osteoarthritis, bone fracture, or serious joint injury.
A barium enema (lower GI series) involves the introduction of a solution into the rectum to obtain high contrast X-rays of the colon. Learn what to expect.
Learn all about the possible benefits and potential risks of using enemas to cleanse out your colon and boost your digestive health.
Learn how to give yourself an enema. You may need one in preparation for a colonoscopy, surgery, giving birth, or for constipation or fecal impaction.
Diabetic eye diseases are eye problems that can happen when you have diabetes. They include diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, and more.
Bumex and Lasix are both water pills that prevent water retention to help you manage your blood pressure or other conditions, but there are differences between the two medications.
Bumex (bemetanide) decreases edema in those with congestive heart failure. Learn about important safety measures when taking diuretics.
Fluid retention (edema) can be a sign of heart failure, but swollen feet can be caused by a number of other lifestyle factors and health conditions.
A stroke can cause severe brain swelling (edema). A hemicraniectomy is the most aggressive treatment for severe cases but it is not right for everyone.