If you are pregnant, it is important to inform the radiographer before you have any X-rays taken.
A small intravenous injection is usually given to prevent bowel spasm and improve distention with air. Several images will be obtained in varying positions. You may experience mild bloating and discomfort during the examination, but this usually doesn’t last long.
You may experience some cramps after the procedure, but this should not interfere with your normal activities.