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A 52-year-old female asked:

Does an endoscope procedure detect ulcers and other stomach issues? i don't want to do it unless i know for sure what this procedure detects.

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Upper GI: Endoscopy or egd (esophagogastroduodenoscopy) will detect abnormalities of the mucosal lining of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum. This is the best test to detect ulcers, inflammation/inflection, or cancer. I don't know what other issues you would like to know about.

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Last updated Jun 6, 2013

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