GI Series & Barium Enema

How do I prepare for a barium enema?

Before your procedure bring your insurance information, personal identification, prescription for the exam and any prior studies and reports for comparison.

Your doctor will provide instructions for the exam. On the night before your exam, you are not to eat or drink anything after midnight. You will be asked to wear a hospital gown during the exam.

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