Barium Swallow

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This six-page illustrated handout helps people prepare for a barium swallow, which is an X-ray examination to check for problems in the back of the mouth and throat, esophagus, stomach, and small intestine. It contains guidelines to help the patient prepare for the test. The document explains what will happen during the test, and discusses what the patient can do after. It identifies those symptoms for which a doctor should be called, and clarifies particular symptoms that would require immediate medical attention.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Barium, Esophageal diseases, Small Intestine, Stomach, X-Rays
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
11/1/2011
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