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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
22 years experience General Surgery
Upper gi exam: Use to examine intraoral, swallowing pipe, stomach, short section of small intestine.
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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
EGD.: An EGD is a diagnostic and therapeutic modality wherein a GI doctor puts a fiber optic scope down the throat of the patient, who is gently anesthetize ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
22 years experience General Surgery
Upper gi exam: Use to examine intraoral, swallowing pipe, stomach, short section of small intestine.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
EGD: Esophago Gastro Duodenoscopy! Scope to examine Esophagos, Stomach & Duodenum. No solid foods or dairy products after midnight the night before, a ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
EGD.: An EGD is a diagnostic and therapeutic modality wherein a GI doctor puts a fiber optic scope down the throat of the patient, who is gently anesthetize ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Risks: All procedures have risks. Risk of perforation is present, but small and risk of reaction to anesthesia, bleeding (especially is a biopsy needs to be ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally safe.: Within the context of being given light anesthetic for the duration of the procedure (
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
EGD is pretty quick: Upper endoscopy uses an optical device on a flexible, steerable tube to examine esophagus, stomach, ; upper small bowel. Often, biopsies are taken to ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
22 years experience General Surgery
Not much: Not much preparation for egd. Make sure tell your doctor about any blood thinner you may take, .
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Endoscopy: An egd is an upper endoscopy. It involves putting the patient under conscious sedation, and then introducing a flexible camera into the mouth, esopha ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Rare but possible: You can have perforations of the esophagus, stomach, or intestine from a scope. These kinds of complications are rare, but do occur.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Rare but possible: You can have perforations of the esophagus, stomach, or intestine from a scope. These kinds of complications are rare, but do occur.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Barrett's????: Barrett's esophagitis is a condition where chronic acid reflux from the stomach has irritated the esophagus to the point where there is an increased r ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
SEE BELOW: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, aka scope. This procedure looks at your entire upper gastrointestinal tract.

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