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How much water should I drink to flush my system of barium?

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Dr. You Sung Sang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Probably not enough

Just water by itself is not likely to evacuate barium from the GI tract.
You will probably need a mild laxative to help ensure its removal.

In brief: Probably not enough

Just water by itself is not likely to evacuate barium from the GI tract.
You will probably need a mild laxative to help ensure its removal.
Dr. You Sung Sang
Dr. You Sung Sang
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In brief: Barium Sulfate...

...Used in the ba enema or ba swallow is not water soluble, and is not absorbed into the body.
Fiber and water will flush it out better than water alone.

In brief: Barium Sulfate...

...Used in the ba enema or ba swallow is not water soluble, and is not absorbed into the body.
Fiber and water will flush it out better than water alone.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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