For an hour or so after the procedure, most patients experience bloating. Not eating before the test and the test itself may cause one to feel tired. Repeated bowel movements and enemas during the bowel prep may cause anal soreness. And for several days, traces of barium liquid in the large intestine cause stools to be white or light colored. Unless otherwise directed, patients may immediately resume their normal diet.
A lower GI series test is conducted to detect problems with the large intestine.read more
A lower GI series is done by a radiology technologist or a radiologist—a doctor who specializes in x-ray imaging—at a hospital or outpatient center.read more