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Egd done, was told stomach still have some food, given that, would have they seen the duodenum bulb? or they will order another egd?biopsy 4 h.pl ...

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Dr. Sidney Vinson answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

Should have seen ok: Most of the time, even if there is some food in the stomach, the endoscopy can be completed and the duodenum visualized adequately. Certainly a biopsy for h.Pylori could be done. If there is a lot of food present often the stomach can't be examined well and the scope may need to be repeated.

Answered 3/26/2019

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