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First thing is don’t panic as this can sometimes happen in the early stages of rectal irrigation. Wait for a few more minutes, you can try coughing – and massaging your abdomen, this can help to start your bowel moving. If this persists, contact your healthcare professional for advice.

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If you are finding your system isn’t working you can contact the myqufora support team using the details on the Contact Us page. You can also visit our website where we offer videos and booklets: Qufora® IrriSedo Mini System Qufora® IrriSedo Cone System Qufora® IrriSedo Klick System Qufora® IrriSedo Balloon System Qufora® IrriSedo Bed System

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Your healthcare professional will assess you prior to using Qufora® IrriSedo rectal irrigation. They will assess if you do have haemorrhoids and determine if it is suitable for you to commence rectal irrigation. You should always insert the cone or catheter slowly and carefully to prevent any trauma, pain, or bleeding and ensure the cone […]

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This will depend on the type of surgery you have had and should always be discussed and advised by your healthcare professional.

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It is not recommended to use rectal irrigation occasionally unless your healthcare professional advises this. Regular use will prevent constipation and/or faecal incontinence. It is recommended to irrigate daily for at least the first 3 months to establish an effective routine. Many people continue daily use. With regular rectal irrigation as prescribed, this can effectively […]

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There is no clinical evidence to suggest that the good bacteria in the colon is adversely affected by using rectal irrigation.

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In general, rectal irrigation should not cause this issue. There is no evidence to suggest this over long-term use of irrigation. It is always wise to ensure enough fluids are also drunk during the day. If you have any concerns, please discuss this with your healthcare professional.

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Bowel emptying times can vary depending on your reasons for using irrigation and the type of irrigation product used. It can take slightly longer when you first start irrigation until you get used to using the system and establish a bowel routine. Qufora® IrriSedo Mini system uses a small volume of water and can have […]

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After using irrigation for a while, you will understand how long your bowel continues to empty after the irrigation water is released. If you leave the toilet too soon you may have to return to continue to empty your bowel. So, with experience you will learn how long you need to wait. Your healthcare professional […]

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The purpose of using irrigation is to establish regularity of the bowel and help manage your bowel. There is no clinical evidence regarding reduced bowel function after using irrigation.

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