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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Nausea from these procedures is not common. You will be able to eat a few hours after the procedure, may be even sooner. As soon as you recover from t ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Short sedation: EGD(upper endoscopy) can be as short as 5 minutes, with biposies most of them accopmlished in ~15 min. Colonoscopy takes longer, most fit in the timef ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Same as colonoscopy: There is no additional prep for the upper scope.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes. Upper endo +: Colonoscopy are commonly performed at the same time. First the upper, then the colon. People are generally not put out, but typically we use what is ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Lifestyle and diet: factors may contribute: swallowing air when eating/drinking or certain foods like cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, beans, carbonated beverages/beer. Bu ... Read More
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A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: If you are at an academic center working with pediatric GI and radiology specialists, this can be a great alternative if you just need to look. If the ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
26 years experience Family Medicine
Try probiotics: Adding probiotics can be helpful to improve the "good bacteria" in the gut. Eliminating dairy products and foods that contain gluten for 2 weeks to s ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Try different things: There are many causes for abdominal pain. Try adding a probiotic daily. Make sure you are drinking plenty of water. Exercise daily at least 30 minutes ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Some patients react: to the type of anesthesia used during the procedure that can remain in your system for a few weeks. More than likely you are responding the air they h ... Read More

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