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Upper Gi Endoscopy

About "Upper Gi Endoscopy"

Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is a procedure where a doctor uses an endoscope, which is an instrument made of a flexible tube and a camera, to examine the inner lining of the gastrointestinal tract. An endoscope is inserted through the mouth. It is used to diagnose diseases like ulcers, cancers, GERD, celiac disease, etc.

Related Terms: Gerd, Acid Reflux, Gastritis, Domperidone, Pantoprazole, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Helicobacter Pylori

Recently Answered Questions


I have tremors, pounding of heart, and headache. What is causing my symptoms?
Query: Hello doctor, Recently, I have been having chest pain with burning around the heart area. I have had adrenal/chronic fatigue for one and a half years. Other symptoms since being fatigued include neck/head tremors, excited nervous system, elevated heart rate, pounding heart, exhaustion, low stress t...  Read Full »
Dr. Amiya Kumar Chattopadhyay
Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are suggestive of anxiety/stress. I suggest you do upper GI endoscopy to exclude GERD which may cause chest pain and burning around the heart. Rest of the symptoms are due to anxiety. I suggest you consult your GP. You may practice the following thin...  Read Full »
 
How to identify the reason for abdominal bloating?
Query: Hi doctor, For the past one year or more I have been suffering from occasional severe abdominal bloating. But, for the last few months it has been all day. I have been tested for celiac disease and the result was negative. My stomach becomes so big and I cannot walk or when sit. I cannot see or clot...  Read Full »
Dr. Sadaf Mustafa
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Vomiting blood is a red flag for gastritis, peptic ulcer or erosions in the stomach or duodenum. I would highly suggest you follow up with a gasteroenterologist personally for upper GI endoscopy. If possible get a colonoscopy with biopsy for celiac disease in blood tes...  Read Full »
 
I have uneasiness in the left side of abdomen. What is the reason?
Query: Respected doctor, I am feeling that something is there in my left side abdomen until the left side back sometimes. It feels like heaviness or uneasiness. This problem is now from two years. There is no pain but there is a discomfort. It goes sometimes completely when I am at home but arises more whe...  Read Full »
Dr. Mashfika N Alam
General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It could be gastric irritation as you say it feels worse after eating. Since your ultrasonography is normal, and you do not have any other symptoms, it could be gastric discomfort. You could get an upper GI endoscopy done to see if all is normal. Also get Barium en...  Read Full »
 
Though I am on regular medicine, my stomach pain is present. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I have been dealing with a stomach issue for almost four years. It originally was extreme pain and tarry stool once. It was first diagnosed as an ulcer as I was negative for H. pylori. I was given antibiotics just in case, PPIs and H2 blockers. Since then it has gotten worse, gotten be...  Read Full »
Dr. Happykumar Kagathara
Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern for GI (gastrointestinal) symptoms. All your treatment is appropriate. You might have a hiatus hernia associated GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), which is responsible for the appearance of intermittent symptoms. A hiatus hernia can ...  Read Full »
 
A metastasis has been found in the abdominal wall. How can primary cancer be found?
Query: Hello doctor,My mother-in-law has a small cancer in the epigastric abdominal wall with adenocarcinoma, metastatic. We are carrying out further tests including PET-CT scan, endoscopy, colonoscopy, CBC, and all the CA tests, but no primary cancer was found. Now, what will I do?  Read Full »
Dr. Arshad Hussain Shah
Medical Oncologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the reports of your mother-in-law (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It looks like they have not yet completed the full work up. Biopsy from the abdominal wall nodule shows metastatic adenocarcinoma. So now, they must do upper GI en...  Read Full »
 
How to proceed with my chronic dry cough?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old female. I am suffering from cough for almost a month and my abdomen is paining badly due to cough. The cough gets so severe and I end up vomiting, be it early morning or night. I consulted the doctor and was diagnosed with chronic cough. I followed the medicine and it o...  Read Full »
Dr. Abhishek Dixit
Nephrologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Chronic cough for more than three weeks needs evaluation. I would recommend to check CBC (complete blood count), ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate), Mantoux test, chest x-ray, ECG and serum creatinine levels. Chronic GERD - gastroesophageal acid reflux symptoms...  Read Full »
 
How to confirm H.pylori infection?
Query: Hi doctor, Two months ago, I had diarrhea and vomiting. My gastroenterologist diagnosed it as GERD and found H.pylori unit 112 tested through blood. My LFT, CBC, RBC were fine with occasional white cells in my urine and uric acid was 6. I took Klaricid 500, Ospamox 1 g, Levopraid, Omeprazole and Lib...  Read Full »
Dr. Happykumar Kagathara
Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, all laboratory reports and ultrasound abdomen reports are normal except for Helicobacter pylori antibody (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You were told to have GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) based on H.pylori test, but this test might be fals...  Read Full »
 
Am I suffering from any autoimmune or neurological disease?
Query: Hello doctor, There is a constant pain that I experience in my left upper abdomen in a specific area while I am seated. Hence, I feel very uncomfortable whenever I am sitting on a chair or a couch or in the bus. I feel the pain is related to posture as the change in posture eliminates it. Hence, I f...  Read Full »
Dr. Bharat Patodiya
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The description is not pointing to an autoimmune disease as the change is quite rapid within moments. It could be neurological, but there is no radiation and so, I will not stress on that either. Since it is on the left side, it is unlikely to be due to liver. I advise...  Read Full »
 
How can I reduce chest and abdominal pain due to stomach ulcer?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old male. I have chest pain, abdominal pain from the last two months. Recently, I visited a gastroenterologist. He tested endoscopy, RUT and vitamin D. I have a small ulcer in the stomach, RUT test is also positive because of H.Pylori bacterial infection and vitamin D is be...  Read Full »
Dr. Lohit Chauhan
General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. An elaborate description of your chest pain would have helped much, but as you reported your ECG is fine. I do not think it is related to any cardiac cause. If the chest pain develops after some physical activity you must get yourself a TMT (treadmill test) done to r...  Read Full »
 
I have lower abdominal pain and chest burning with blood in vomit. Why?
Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing lower abdominal pain and chest burning and constant bloating and I am gassy today and when I threw up it burned even worse in my chest and throat with some blood mixed in it. I am a smoker. But what could this be? I have been told before without tests that it is gastri...  Read Full »
Dr. Lohit Chauhan
General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. In your query you have mentioned a little bit of blood, a little for you could be a sizable amount in the eyes of a physician. Also, you have mentioned that you developed vomiting mixed with blood during or after your pregnancy. During the course of pregnancy some mothe...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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