A 31-year-old member asked:
How to get ready for egd exam?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 23 years experience
Not much: Not much preparation for egd. Make sure tell your doctor about any blood thinner you may take, .
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Gastroenterology 16 years experience
Check with gi: Best to check with the gi doctor who is performing your egd. Usually the basic instructions consist of not eating after midnight before the procedure and holding certain meds
2.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 6, 2015
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