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When should someone not get GI tests?

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If you know you have a blockage or tear in the intestinal wall, you shouldn't get upper and lower GI tests. If you're pregnant or think you might be pregnant, you shouldn't get these tests unless absolutely medically necessary. Talk to your doctor about other tests that might be safer if you're pregnant.

SOURCE: Medicinenet.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on July 03, 2018

SOURCE: Medicinenet.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on July 03, 2018

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