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─ Water
─ Clear broth or bouillon
─ Clear fruit juices without pulp such as apple, white grape, and
lemonade
─ Clear drinks such as lemon-lime soda, Kool-aid or sport drinks.
─ Coffee or tea without milk or nondairy creamer
─ Jello or popsicles
Start the first enema.
1. Shake the bottle.
2. Remove the orange plastic cover on the tip of the bottle.
3. Lie on your left side with your right knee bent and your arms
relaxed.
4. Gently put the bottle tip into your rectum. Push as if you are
having a bowel movement. This will relax the muscles so the tip
goes in easier.
5. Stop pushing and take slow, deep breaths.
6. Squeeze the bottle until most of the liquid is in your rectum.
7. Remove the tip from your rectum. Lie on your left side and
squeeze your buttocks to hold the liquid in your rectum.
8. You will have a strong urge to have a bowel movement in about 5
minutes. Hold the liquid in as long as you can.
9. Use the toilet.
10. Wash your hands with soap and water.
Do the second enema 1 hour later.
During the Test
• You will wear a hospital gown and lie on your left side.
• You may be asked to pull your knees up towards your chest.
• The tube is slowly put into your rectum and into your colon. You may
feel an urge to move your bowels.