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Is gastroscopy a painful procedure?

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Dr. Joseph O'Bryan
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: EGD

If you are referring to an EGD where the use a scope to look into your esophagus and stomach, then it should be painless since they will sedate you first.

In brief: EGD

If you are referring to an EGD where the use a scope to look into your esophagus and stomach, then it should be painless since they will sedate you first.
Dr. Joseph O'Bryan
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Dr. Alain Ades
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Gastroscopy

Not at all! have it done by a board certified gastroenterologist in a unit that uses propofol.

In brief: Gastroscopy

Not at all! have it done by a board certified gastroenterologist in a unit that uses propofol.
Dr. Alain Ades
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Dr. Jodi Ritsch
Family Medicine

In brief: Meds help

Medications given during the procedure should keep you very comfortable during the time you have the procedure.

In brief: Meds help

Medications given during the procedure should keep you very comfortable during the time you have the procedure.
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
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