What is Barium Swallow Study?

Category: Procedures

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A barium swallow is a test that may be used to determine the cause of painful swallowing, difficulty with swallowing, abdominal pain, bloodstained vomit, or unexplained weight loss.

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1 patient evaluation for Barium Swallow Study

speechlessinseattle
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speechlessinseattle
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
PLS

See speechlessinseattle's full Barium Swallow Study history

Sep 30, 2011 (Started Jul 02, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for to see if my airway is being protected: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: As needed

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