Barium Enema (cont.)
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During the Barium Enema Procedure
Barium enema is performed at an outpatient X-ray center or in a major hospital. You usually go home the same day the procedure is done. You do not have to undergo anesthesia for this test but you may receive some medicine to reduce any abdominal cramping.
After the Barium Enema Procedure
Most people have a short recovery time and go home after the procedure.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/30/2015
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