What is Fluoroscopy?

Category: Procedures

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Fluoroscopy is type of imaging that shows a continuous X-ray image on a monitor, like an X-ray movie. It can be used to look at the esophagus and stomach, blood vessels, or joints.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Abdominal bloating 1 1
Abdominal cramps 1 1
Acid reflux 1 1
Borborygmus (stomach noises) 1 1
Bowel urgency 1 1
Burping 1 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
1
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Fluoroscopy

Side effect Patients
Abdominal bloating 1
Abdominal cramps 1
Acid reflux 1
Borborygmus (stomach noises) 1
Bowel urgency 1
Burping 1

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Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Fluoroscopy

Dec 18, 2015 (Started Dec 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for flatulence)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for stomach pain after eating)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for stomach (gastric) ulcer pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for painful bowel movements)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain in lower right abdomen)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for nausea)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for increased appetite)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for gastric ulcer)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for gas pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for frequent bowel movements)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for decreased appetite)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for constipation)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for burping)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for bowel urgency)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for borborygmus (stomach noises))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for acid reflux)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for abdominal cramps)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for abdominal bloating)
  • Side effects
    Severe (pain in lower left abdomen, upset stomach, abdominal cramps, borborygmus (stomach noises), constipation, nausea, pain in lower right abdomen, stomach pain after eating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: I had the fluoroscopy almost 2 weeks ago and I'm still sick to my stomach from it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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