A 32-year-old member asked:
Can i eat before the endoscopy?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
No: You should not eat for 6 hours prior to an endoscopy.
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Colon and Rectal Surgery 38 years experience
No: The purpose of an endoscopy is th view the stomach and first part of the small intestine. Dangerous to give IV sedation to someone who has eaten for fear of aspiration!
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Why do an endoscopy?
4 doctor answers • 16 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
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