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Preparing for a Gastroscopy: Tips and Guidelines

Facing a gastroscopy, a medical procedure that involves the examination of the upper gastrointestinal tract, can be a source of anxiety for many individuals. However, with proper preparation and a clear understanding of what to expect, the process can be more manageable.  In this guide, we will explore tips and guidelines to help individuals prepare […]

Gastroscopy for Stomach Pain: What to Discuss with Your Doctor

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Experiencing persistent stomach pain can be unsettling and disruptive to daily life. When conventional diagnostic methods fall short in providing a clear picture of the underlying cause, your doctor might recommend a gastroscopy. This procedure involves the insertion of a flexible tube with a camera through the mouth to examine the upper digestive tract.  As […]

What to Expect: The Gastroscopy Procedure Explained

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Gastroscopy, also known as an upper endoscopy or esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), is a medical procedure used to examine the upper digestive tract. It involves the insertion of a flexible, lighted tube called an endoscope through the mouth to visualize the esophagus, stomach, and the first part of the small intestine (duodenum). Gastroscopy is a valuable diagnostic […]

What Does Gastroscopy Check For?

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Gastroscopy is an important procedure for diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal issues. It is used to examine the upper digestive system, including the stomach, esophagus, and small intestine. During the test, a gastroscope is inserted into the mouth and down the throat. The gastroscope is a thin, flexible tube with a small camera on the end. […]

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