A 36-year-old male asked:
Egd stomach scope scheduled for 28th sept. my gi problems n symptoms has worsened. including weight loss of 10 pound in just one week. can i ask for scope to be done sooner. is it legit reason ?
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GI: Try and get in before the scheduled 28th.
If you can't get in but have those worsened symptoms please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
2.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
Don't wait 5 days: If you really lost 10 pounds in a week I assume you have not been eating or drinking or you have severe vomiting and/or diarrhea. As such you are likely dehydrated and should be feeling ill at this point and I would not wait 5 days to see a physician. See if you can see your GI now, and if not, you should go to the ER for evaluation.
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Last updated Mar 1, 2016
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