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Endoscopy while pregnancy
Can I take endoscopy during first trimester? Is it safe for my fetus? I am having chronic gastritis issue. Now pregnant also. Please suggest.
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Hi mam, yes you can undergo upper GI endoscopy safely during pregnancy if it is indicated and suggested by a gastroenterologist. There is no harm to fetus with UGI endoscopy. Symptoms of gastritis may increase during pregnancy due to hormonal changes and other factors.
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