A 19-year-old female asked:
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had a ugi and have stomach lining problems. getting treated. what are the chances of me getting another ugi to find out if the meds have worked?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: But have to give meds/treatment adequate time before repeat study (say 6-12 months). May be done sooner if condition not improving or worsens. Insurance provider may also place limits on when/if repeat study is done. Discuss with treating doc. May prefer recheck with endoscopy.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013

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