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Eatontown, NJ
A 31-year-old female asked:

i'm looking at my egd pictures and if doc said everything is normal what is red spot in the picture attached. can it be from biopsy site?

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Dr. Faiz Shakir
Gastroenterology 15 years experience
Could be: Unfortunately, the picture is not available for us to see. Best thing would be to ask the GI doctor who did the EGD.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

How routine is a biopsy with egd?

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Dr. Ly Phan
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Quite routine: Lot of time when an egd is done, there is high index of suspicion so there are more often stomach, esophageal, duodenal bx to confirn our suspicion.
Glendale, Arizona
A 41-year-old female asked:

When undergoing a EGD is it procedure to do a biopsy or is it usually only if the doctor sees something suspicious. Thank you.

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Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Usually biopsies: It is typical to do biopsies from the different parts of tract: esophagus, different regions of stomach, duodenum. This is because even if the GI tract looks well it is possible to have abnormalities at the cellular level.

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Last updated Jan 2, 2017

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