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Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

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Dr. Suresh Heijebu

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Dr. Vaishalee Punj

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Dr.Raju

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Dr. Arun Prasad

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Gastrografin vs barium swallow

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Dr. Vivek Chail MD

is there any other procedure that an be done to take the place of an upper GI barium? Cant an endoscopy be done instead? Does medical insurane have a dicitation into this procedure? I have had unpleaseant experiences with... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vivek Chail ( Radiologist)
Dr. Vivek Chail MD

Hi dr. My 11 month old daughter will be having a barrium swallow test performed. I am extremely anxious and scared bc of the radiation risk. How much radiation will she be exposed to, is it a significant amount? I m... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vivek Chail ( Radiologist)
Dr. Raju A.T MD

My doctor says that from my barium swallow it picked up that i have achalasia? Is it fairly fixable? He said my small bowel was okay and stomach was okay? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Raju A.T ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Naveen Kumar MD

I have a 75-y/o 108 lb family member who had a barium swallow (maybe a modified cookie test?) test today (she describes as a series of liquids followed by a cracker with barium). At 10:30 pm temp was 97 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Krunal Karade MD

Hello, I was wondering what was better to do a barium swallow, or an endoscopy? What has more risks? What can detect cancers better? Or are they similar? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Krunal Karade ( ENT Specialist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Rakesh Karanwal MD

I had a barium swallow yesterday that took 5 1/2 hours because they were waiting for the liquid needed to get to a certain spot. they ended up making me walk, eating and giving me more ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakesh Karanwal ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha. MD

I am worried because I have not been able to drink much water since having a swallowing CT scan - with not too much barium - a couple of days ago. Is it a problem if I can t poo yet and what can I do without being able to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha. ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. T Chandrakant MD

I recently had a barium swallow test done and was told I have an intermittent hiatal hernia . When I swallow liquids it seems to not go down and I have passed out from something disrupting me getting ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Chandrakant ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Suman Kumar MD

Hi, Periodically I feel like I am choking on my own saliva . It happens at very random times, out of nowhere. I have had a barium swallow test done that the dr said was fine. He chalks it up to Acid Reflux ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suman Kumar ( Allergist and Immunologist)
Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha. MD

a Barium Swallow, which only showed Acid Reflex. Past two days it has been really swollen and feels like ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha. ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.     Suresh Heijebu MD

BARIUM SWALLOW IS NEEDED

Dr. Ganesh MD

needs to investigate , a barium swallow will help to identify if there is any diverticular causing the symptoms.