An endoscopy is an imaging technique that inserts a flexible tube with a camera (endoscope) through a person's mouth to examine the gastrointestinal tract. It is used to confirm a diagnosis, as an investigation of symptoms, and to give treatments like cauterization of a bleeding vessel, clipping of a polyp, etc.

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I get frequent abdominal pain. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a problem of abdomen pain since last 3 months which comes and goes away. I too have aches and pain in my body which comes and goes away. I recently got all my medical tests done but it is normal apart from my ultrasound which reflected strong light spot in my liver whose focus...  Read Full »

Dr. Lalit Kumar Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will help you regarding your problem. There are multiple reasons of abdominal pain out of which most common conditions are ulcers and indigestion in both of the condition every investigation will be normal. You may have problem of indigestion in which pain came and...  Read Full »

What is the permanent treatment for GERD?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been diagnosed with GERD as confirmed by an ENT specialist, I took medicine for over a month but I did not get totally well. I changed my diet plans, cut off fatty foods, fried foods, citrus foods, etc., started excersice. I elevate my head while sleeping. But nowadays I wake up i...  Read Full »

Dr. Lalit Kumar Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry, you will get well soon. Yes, you have problem of GERD, due to acid reflux you have this problem. I will suggest you some investigation and treatment for this. Follow same diet plan. Try to walk for sometime after every meal. Get done upper GI endoscopy ...  Read Full »

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