“My perineum used to get kind of sore and abraded from too much...well, banging! And I found witch hazel was good for soothing the area.”
Regular use of laxatives or enemas can cause dependence of the bowel on them. A healthy person can safely do a self-enema once a week.
If you have problems with constipation or fissures, try taking Metamucil daily to provide more fibre in your diet. Fibre will soften your stools, enable you to be regular, and diminish bloating.