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The water temperature should be 36-39 degrees°C (similar to the temperature of a baby bath). If you have separate water taps you can use a jug to mix the water. Ensure the water is not too hot as this may harm the inner lining of the bowel.

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Your healthcare professional will advise you on this but generally daily use of irrigation for the first 3 months is recommended to allow you time to get used to the procedure and get into a routine that suits you. However, at times your healthcare professional may need to adjust this to suit your condition so […]

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There are many different irrigation products available for use – your healthcare professional may have discussed some of these with you before agreeing on a product for you to use. If you are experiencing difficulties using your Qufora® IrriSedo system, you can contact the myqufora support team who can assist – they can even help you […]

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It is important to use the water volume advised by your healthcare professional. Only change it after discussion with them. Myqufora can listen to your questions about this and inform your healthcare professional if you need further advice about adjusting your regime. You can contact myqufora using the details on the Contact Us page.

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It is important to only use the amount of water advised by your healthcare professional. Prior to commencing treatment, they will assess your condition and discuss the quantity of water that you should use to irrigate. This can vary as everyone and every condition is different. If you are unsure, please contact your healthcare professional. If you are […]

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The Qufora® IrriSedo cone and catheter have a hydrophilic coating, which when dipped in water produces lubrication to allow easy and comfortable insertion into the anus/rectum. If you feel you still need more lubrication, please contact myqufora using the details on the Contact Us page or contact your healthcare professional for further advice.

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Rectal irrigation works well with simple lukewarm tap water, similar to the temperature of a baby bath (36-38 degrees).  You should not add anything to the warm water unless specifically advised by your healthcare professional.

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It is usual for the bowel to take some time to empty all the irrigation water out with any stool. As you get more experienced you will know how long you need to wait before leaving the toilet. If you are not sure you can get advice from your healthcare professional.

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When sitting on the toilet feet should be placed flat on the floor or by placing feet on a foot stool. By leaning forward slightly can help with the natural anatomical pathway for the bowel to empty.

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This will depend on your reason for using irrigation. Many people find the advantages of irrigation mean they do not want to stop using it regularly. You can contact myqufora using the details on the Contact Us page and we can offer advice and support. We can advise whether to return to your healthcare professional for review or […]

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