It is called gastroscopy to evaluate the inner surface of the pharynx, esophagus, stomach, and first part of the small intestine, respectively, by entering through the mouth with the help of an HD camera.

To Whom is it done?

  • - Patients with persistent upper abdominal pain
  • - Patients who have a feeling of something being stuck while swallowing
  • - Patients who have bitter water in the mouth or a burning sensation in the stomach, which is called reflux
  • - Patients with uncontrolled weight loss
  • - Patients with ongoing nausea and vomiting
  • - Patients who complain of bleeding from the mouth with gagging
  • - Patients with black and smelly stools called melena
  • - Patients with positive hidden blood in the stool found the scans
  • - Patients with a family history of stomach cancer and colon cancer
  • - patients should undergo gastroscopy if there are risk factors such as polyp ulcer in the previous gastroscopy,

The absence of stomach contents is important for a detailed gastroscopy. Therefore, about 8 hours of fasting is required.

Patients with systemic diseases like infectious diseases, using treatment or devices for heart disease, or are using blood thinners should be informing the doctors about their diseases before the procedure to help prevent adverse events that may occur during the procedure.

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