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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates:
Testing & Treatment available by appointment at all Urgent Care locations, including for college and travel requirements.
Please check our new visitor policy effective September 16.

Modified Barium Swallow Studies (MBS)

During this exam, a speech-language pathologist and radiologist will observe the patient swallowing Barium. This allows clinicians to observe anatomy and function in the pharynx. From this test, appropriate strategies to manage the patient's dysphagia (swallowing difficulties) can be determined.

Patients with difficulty swallowing may have diagnoses such as: cancer of the throat or oral cavity, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Huntington's chorea, Myasthenia Gravis.

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