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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not indicated: If you had endoscopy 5 months ago and did not show anything except positive test for H Pylori.As long as you have been treated for the H Pylori with f ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Gastroenterologist: The majority of people go to gastroenterologists to have endoscopies done. If you live in a rural area, sometimes you can find a primary care doctor w ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually: Prevacid (lansoprazole) helps with acid reflux. If use of proton pump inhibitors, GERD precautions like Upright 1 hour b/f and after meals, no smoking ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
procedures: Medical procedures should be performed because there is a good reason for performing them. Ruling out issues which have a low probability of being pre ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Many reasons: For a variety of reasons but mostly to evaluate upper GI symptoms such as reflux, abdominal pain, problems swallowing, signs of bleeding (black or blo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
35 years experience Anesthesiology
No: You either need mac anesthesia or you can try it under conscious sedation.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Here is a great: article by Mayo Clinic to help prepare you: http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/endoscopy/basics/what-you-can-expect/prc-20020363
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Either, your choice: Upper GI endoscopy exams the oral cavity, esophagus, stomach, and duodenum. Most inflammatory, structural, infectious, dysplastic (cancer), and motil ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Often it is: Depending on the indications for the procedures, age, other factors, both upper and lower endoscopies can be done on the same visit. Often the limitin ... Read More
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A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Rare : To have damage to the les with endoscopy. Local mechanical irritation is possible but resolves shortly. Rupture, etc. Is rare, and a ct scan may provi ... Read More
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