A 57-year-old female asked:
How longl does the egd take and exactly do tbey look for.
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10-15 minutes: The egd, or esophagogastroduodenoscopy, is generally a very safe test and takes no more than 10-15 minutes. Sedation is used to keep you comfortable, so you will need a driver. The most common conditions investigated include esophagitis, barrett's esophagus, ulcer disease, h. Pylori infection and celiac disease. Various tumors (benign and malignant) can also be found.
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