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Upper Gi Endoscopy And Colonoscopy
Can be done: Usually done as a convenience to the patient but in reality, the performing endoscopist gets paid less when he/she orders this. ...Read more
Upper endoscopy (also called egd) is a test in which a thin, flexible camera scope is passed through the mouth to evaluate the esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, and the first part of the small intestine. Endoscopy is typically used to diagnose ulcers, acid reflux, various GI cancers, and related conditions. The test is performed by a gastroenterologist. Moderate ...Read more
Ct,upper gi,endoscopy w bioppsy,colonoscopy,hida scan, bloodwork=All normal except high lymphocyte count in small intestine- tired w burps after eatin?
Pain upper RT abdomen under rib, Nml labs, nml abdom U/S, nml upper GI endoscopy. Will sched HIDA.. Is colonoscopy warranted? Can constipation cause?
Same as colonoscopy: There is no additional prep for the upper scope. ...Read more
I've had stomach aches for about 2 years now, seen many GI docs, upper endoscopy & colonoscopy found nothin what could it be?
Any number: Of things could cause abdominal pain. It does not sound like GI malignancy if your egd and colonoscopy were normal. Common conditions that cause abdominal pain at your age includes irritable bowel syndrome or even gallstones. Ask you doctor for specific treatment for your case. ...Read more
Conscious sedation: Conscious sedation often uses versed or valium combined with fentanyl or Demerol to achieve a dreamy state where you relax & often "forget." in this state, procedures like upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, etc. Can be performed. The sedation lingers sometimes for hours, effecting both amnesia as well as a prolonged groggy sensation. Traditionally, you "recover" before discharge for 1/2 hour post-test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes but not: Often. Egd examines esophagus, stomach, duodenum (technically small intestine, but only the very first part), and sometimes the first portion of jejunum, which is the true small intestine. The small intestine is about 30 feet long. Then there is the large intestine, or colon, for which you need colonoscopy. The middle 29+ feet is not accessble via endocsopy. ...Read more
EGD: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (egd) is a test to examine the lining of the esophagus (the tube that connects your throat to your stomach), stomach, and first part of the small intestine. It is done with a small camera (flexible endoscope) that is inserted down the throat. Read more at www.Browardgi.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
An EGD is a diagnostic and therapeutic modality wherein a GI doctor puts a fiber optic scope down the throat of the patient, who is gently anesthetized, to,directly examine the esophagus, stomach and the beginning of the small intestines and to take biopsies of potentially abnormal findings or treat areas ...Read more
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