It is recommended, as with any self-performed medical procedures, that an individual who is considering a shower enema first consult a trained professional to determine if the procedure itself is safe for that person. In addition, all instructions accompanying the set should be followed precisely in order to avoid any possible medical issues.
There are certain risk factors, however, that are associated with shower enemas. It does not regulate the amount of water entering the colon, unlike an enema bag. Overloading the colon with water can cause it to rupture, leading to severe medical problems. There also is no guarantee that the will be kept at safe levels, although the number of pressure-related injuries resulting from the use of these sets is quite few.
When enemas are performed at home, a shower enema is considered the easiest type to do and least likely to cause additional complications by frequent enema users. Some individuals however, do perform air enemas as a form of colon cleansing. The procedure can be completed by removing the hose from an . Users then place one end of the hose into the rectum and the other end into the mouth and blow to cause the rectum to fill up with air. A pump style syringe or can also be used to push air instead of water into the colon.
Measurements: Dildo: 6.75 inches in total length, 5 inches insertable, 2 inches in diameter; Shower enema system: 3 inch tip, 5 inch tip, hose measures 6 feet in total length
Shower Enema System
This is a very neat enema system. Its douche and enema nozzle is outfitted for use as a shower attachment. The Shower Enema Kit comes with two nozzles, one is 5 inches and the other is 3.5 inches. It also comes with a 6ft metal hose. One end of the hose screws into your shower, the other end is where you attach your choice of nozzle. Where the Shower Enema Kit connects with your shower it has a valve that directs the water either through the nozzle and into you or to the shower head. Use the shower knob to regulate the force of water through the hose.
Measurements: Hose: 6 feet; Small nozzle: 3.5 inches in length; Large nozzle: 5 inches in length