Upper GI Endoscopy
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Upper GI Endoscopy Usage

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Reasons for Test

Upper GI endoscopy may be recommended if you have:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Severe heartburn
  • Persistent nausea and vomiting
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Blood in stool or vomit
  • Abnormal x-ray or other examinations of the gastrointestinal tract

Conditions that can be diagnosed with upper GI endoscopy include:

  • Ulcers
  • Tumors
  • Polyps
  • Abnormal narrowing
  • Inflammation
 
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