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Will barium enema be uncomfortable?

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Dr. Joe Golowa
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Be

Yes. It usually is a little uncomfortable but does not last too long.

In brief: Be

Yes. It usually is a little uncomfortable but does not last too long.
Dr. Joe Golowa
Dr. Joe Golowa
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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Are BE uncomfortable

Yes. Firstly there is the discomfort of bowel prep.
Seocndly when there a nozzle is inserted and barium intorduced. Then air is introduced to create the air-contrast effect. Yes it is uncomfortable. And - if lesions found - usually colonoscopy is then required...

In brief: Are BE uncomfortable

Yes. Firstly there is the discomfort of bowel prep.
Seocndly when there a nozzle is inserted and barium intorduced. Then air is introduced to create the air-contrast effect. Yes it is uncomfortable. And - if lesions found - usually colonoscopy is then required...
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
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