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Why do I have to take a whole bottle of barium sulfate suspension for a CT scan at 10:00 am and I have to swallow this liquid the night before ?

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology

In brief: To opacify

Your bowel loops.
Makes interpreting the ct scan easier. By the time you are scanned the barium should be all the way to your colon.

In brief: To opacify

Your bowel loops.
Makes interpreting the ct scan easier. By the time you are scanned the barium should be all the way to your colon.
Dr. Paxton Daniel
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