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Generally, you can resume your usual activities and normal diet immediately after your GI tests, also called fluoroscopy. Unless fluid is restricted by your doctor for another medical condition, drink plenty of water or juice -- 8-10 glasses each day for three days -- to eliminate the barium from your colon.

It is normal for your stool to have a white or light color for up to three days after the test, and the barium enema given during a lower GI test may leave you feeling weak or dizzy Ask your doctor what you might expect to feel after the test.

SOURCE: Medicinenet.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on July 03, 2018

SOURCE: Medicinenet.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on July 03, 2018

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