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how long to wait after a barium enema with diverticulosis

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
1-2 days.: Nowadays, radiologists typically interpret a study the same day as it is performed. Assuming that your doctor may want to review the films with the r ... Read More

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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alain Ades
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Barium enema: About 20 minutes. Usually wothless procedure.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Skinny...: The barium enema tubing is skinny like a enema tip.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Nefcy
38 years experience Radiology
Usually Not: The purpose of treatment of colitis and lead pipe colon is to diminish inflammation and prevent further damage. This appearance of the colon usually m ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
Perhaps the opposite: Perhaps your colon is so large and long because you have been constipated. Lots of water, bulk in your stool (raw fruits and veggies) high fiber and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Constipation is: Common, a dilated, colon could be a sign of hirschsprung disease with lack of proper innervation. This is quite rare. Ask the family doctor if it is ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
The barium: enema will have no effect on a pelvic infection. Once the x-prep has achieved its goal, it shouldn't be of any more concern.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Abuawad
29 years experience Radiology
BE: You can call the hospital where you're having it done and they can tell you.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
A barium enema: Is a procedure performed in radiology under fluoroscopy. The radiologist fills the colon with barium and sometimes with air to look for polyps, masses ... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Pain, bloating: For braium enemas, expect to feel some abd cramping or discomfort . Bloating may also occur. A lot depends on the extent of evaluation.

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