A 25-year-old female asked:
could the barium from a small bowel study cause a blockage or obstruction in someone with an ilesostomy and motility issues?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg answered
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Barium study: Barium study may cause obstruction by formation of barium plug. Adequate hydration or stool softener will prevent formation of theses plug in those with motility disorder.
Answered on Mar 5, 2015
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