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Can I take barium for CT scan twice in same week?

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In brief: Yes

Barium is not significantly absorbed by the body.
It stays in the GI tract and is excreted in the bowel movements. Just drink lots of water to avoid constipation.

In brief: Yes

Barium is not significantly absorbed by the body.
It stays in the GI tract and is excreted in the bowel movements. Just drink lots of water to avoid constipation.
Dr. Justin Buchanan
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Yes, check with MD

Often, it isn't barium but another oral contrast.
Barium can cause constipation; some of the other contrasts cause diarrhea. I don't know you, so can't say if you can tolerate it. Check with your md.

In brief: Yes, check with MD

Often, it isn't barium but another oral contrast.
Barium can cause constipation; some of the other contrasts cause diarrhea. I don't know you, so can't say if you can tolerate it. Check with your md.
Dr. Arthur Heller
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