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Campbellsville, KY
A 26-year-old female asked:

Is there another way for the dr to check on your hiatial hernia and stomach ulcer besides running a scope?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Yes: X-ray with barium swallow gives some information, and some functional appraisal but does not show inner lining as well, and does not allow biopsy if issues seen.

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