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What is an upper GI endoscopy for?

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Dr. Faiz Shakir
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Lots of reasons

Many indications but most common are abdominal pain and heartburn not responding to medications.

In brief: Lots of reasons

Many indications but most common are abdominal pain and heartburn not responding to medications.
Dr. Faiz Shakir
Dr. Faiz Shakir
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Dr. Gehrig Harris
In a hospital setting the most common reason for an endoscopy is suspicion of upper G.I. bleeding.
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