What is Esophagogastroduodenoscopy?

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a diagnostic procedure that allows the physician to diagnose and treat problems in the upper gastrointestinal tract. The doctor uses a long, flexible,lighted tube called an endoscope.The endoscope is guided through the patient's mouth and throat, then through the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.The doctor can examine the inside of these organs and detect abnormalities.

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been feeling as if there is something stuck in my throat, had a egd done, found nothing, but if i stick my finger way down my throat i feel bumps...

doctor1 MD

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If EGD within normal limit then no need to worry

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Hi Mam,
I have gone through your query; and according to your...

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it looks like tears in the lining of me stomach. I had an upper endoscopy and have some pictures. what would cause these and will they heal. I keep...

doctor1 MD

Hi!. Thanks for your query. As per your complaints and upper endoscopy findings you may be having severe GASTRITIS. Seek your GP'help for a...

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I am having a fairly constant gnawing-type pain in the central-right area of my abdomen (plus eructations, occasional sub-sternal & central...

doctor1 MD

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EUS is the test which should be done.

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Thank you for the query.

First of all please note that there will be...

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