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What is it called when they stick a camera down you throat to your stomach

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
Pediatric Gastroenterology 23 years experience
Diet: Avoid caffeine, spicy foods, tomato sauces, and citrus. Try to stop eating at least an hour before bedtime.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Many things: Have you seen a GI specialist? May need to go to a special university medical center for exams. Digestive dysfunction after gallbladder surgery, sphin... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Sometimes, but...: New throat pain can be strep throat (antibiotics are needed), a cold or a flu (antivirals might be used), or from some other cause such as allergies, ... Read More
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Esophag. obstruction: If stuff is not emptying out of the bottom of the esophagus, into the stomach, doctors can call it esophageal obstruction... Until they figure out why... Read More
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
52 years experience
Food in the esoph...: ...Agus is the most likely. And that means you may have ineffective emptying of the esophagus into the stomach after eating. A narrowing (stricture or... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Rest: Lie down and try to nap, or sip a little tea. You may not actually vomit and the sensation pass.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Monitoring: They will need to monitor your oxygen level during the procedure. They usually do this by placing a device on one of your fingers. Nail polish will in... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Several ways: Please consider mindfulness meditation, yoga, tai chi, etc. Breathing exercises can help a lot also -- practice them regularly so you have them when ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
Pulmonary Critical Care 32 years experience
Unclear question: I've heard nothing here that suggests he needs an endoscopy, so i guess the short answer is no. A camera down his throat is not the only way to examin... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramin Ipakchi
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
Some: Ent can do a laryngoscopy which looks through your nose to your throat, voice box, larynx and pharynx. Some ents can do an esophagoscopy in the office... Read More