Barium Enema (cont.)
When to Seek Medical Care for Large Bowel or Other
- Call your doctor if you have any of these problems; if the problem(s) are severe, go to an
emergency department that has consulting gastroenterologists (most large hospitals have):
- Moderate to severe abdominal pain
- Moderate to severe abdominal bloating
- Severe diarrhea
- Inability to take food or fluids
- If you pass dark material (blood clots) or have fresh
bleeding in your stools, go to a hospital's emergency department.
Keyhole Surgery Center. Diagnoses – Colonoscopy/ Barium Enema.
Medscape. CT Colonography: What the Gastroenterologist Needs to Know.
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. Lower GI Series.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/20/2014
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