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How long before an upper GI series do I stop eating?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Each facility

might have slightly different instructions, but nothing to eat after midnight for a morning exam, or at least 6 hours, should suffice.
Do not skip your meds,you can have some water too.

In brief: Each facility

might have slightly different instructions, but nothing to eat after midnight for a morning exam, or at least 6 hours, should suffice.
Do not skip your meds,you can have some water too.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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Dr. Raymundo Romero
Internal Medicine - Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: FASTING

Nothing by mouth after midnight should be fine.

In brief: FASTING

Nothing by mouth after midnight should be fine.
Dr. Raymundo Romero
Dr. Raymundo Romero
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Water is probably OK. And is it really an x-ray with barium, "GI Series", or is the an endoscopy?
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