Barium Swallow (cont.)
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During the Barium Swallow Procedure
Do not hesitate to discuss with the technicians any questions or concerns you may have before, during, or after the barium swallow test.
After the Barium Swallow Procedure
When you return home, you can resume your normal diet unless you are advised otherwise by your doctor. Because the barium is white, your stools will be chalky and light-colored for 1 to 3 days. Do not be concerned about this.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/30/2017
Arasi Thangavelu-Veluswamy, MD, FAAEM
Bhupinder Anand, MD
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