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A 23-year-old female asked:

hi ive been on treatment for stomach ulcers for 2 years. do i need a scope. i am getting worse?

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Dr. Avishka Baichan
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Upper endoscopy: Good morning An upper endoscopy is recommended to investigate for gastric or duodenal ulcers, cancers of the stomach, diseases of the oesophagus. A lot of information can be obtained from an upper endoscopy including the opportunity to biopsy any suspicious areas. Your treatment can thereafter be tailored according to the findings. I hope you feel better soon

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