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Where Do I Go To Get An Endoscopy Done
Gastroenterologist: The majority of people go to gastroenterologists to have endoscopies done. If you live in a rural area, sometimes you can find a primary care doctor who performs these procedures. The most important thing is to make sure whoever does it is well-trained and does many of these procedures every day. ...Read more
I have gastritis, and I can't stop having full discomfort and I am always burping and passing gas. Constant pain. Is it best to get an endoscopy done?
Sure sounds like it: Once you're sedated, a tv camera on a thin, flexible tube is inserted through your mouth, & is passed gently into your esophagus, stomach, & upper part of the small intestine. Depending on the reason for the exam, biopsies may be taken for H.pylori bacteria, celiac sprue, eosinophilic esophagitis, Barrett's esophagus, polyps can be removed, bleeding can be controlled, & other samples collected. ...Read more
Had endoscopy done all clear nothing at all but still get acid takeing lanzoprozole but dont work any reconmendation?
Usually: Prevacid (lansoprazole) helps with acid reflux. If use of proton pump inhibitors, GERD precautions like Upright 1 hour b/f and after meals, no smoking, minimizing alcohol, avoiding NSAIDS, small frequent meals and HOB elevation do not improve symptoms, alternative diagnosis may be considered. ...Read more
How long does it take to get ride of significant reflux to the clavicular head have GERD upper endoscopy being done on jan 27 2014?
Endoscopy done no ulcers, I have acid reflux. But i still get this hunger pain in my upper abd chest & back what can it be? I'm worried! please help!
Acid Reflux Disease: Acid reflux disease alone is not caused by ulcers. The discomfort of ard is often a daily battle. You should consult with your gastroenterologist to consider a regimen of one or more "acid blockers" that can alleviate the recurring symptoms you describe. Do not worry - your symptoms are common and do not generally mean that there is a more sinister explanation to your discomfort! ...Read more
Im on 40mg protonix (pantoprazole). Had an
endoscopy done other day ago said it was normal. I sometimes still get a slight pain under left breast into back.
Finish all therapy: Very important to finish your course of therapy. Please consult with your prescribing physician. ...Read more
I get mouth ulcers very frequently, almost every two months . I just got an endoscopy (normal) done last week and developed a mouth ulcer. ?
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