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.
All the answers published in this website are written by verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.
Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 22 years old, studying abroad is complaining of feelings of gas in upper GI tract making breathing difficult at times. GERD and H.pylori are possible suspects. Can you tell me tests to confirm or reject these possibilities? Can you tell me the possible treatments if test... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Gas in the abdomen is due to food and lifestyle. GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) and H.pylori can be diagnosed by upper GI (gastrointestinal) endoscopy and biopsy. Need detail histroy to look for the exact symptoms and need clinical examinations also. Sometime ga... Read Full »