Gastroscopy

Gastroscopy is referred to as EGD, which stands for esophagogastroduodenoscopy.The ruins of Pompeii held an interesting fact, an instrument considered to be a prototype of endoscopes. Unattributed difficulty in swallowing may demand a gastroscopy.

Gastroscopy is referred to as EGD, which stands for esophagogastroduodenoscopy.The ruins of Pompeii held an interesting fact, an instrument considered to be a prototype of endoscopes. Unattributed difficulty in swallowing may demand a gastroscopy. ... More

Health Q&A
Acidity in stomach

I am suffering from acidity for 6-7 days. I am eating less spicy food and having banana, aloe vera juice and tulsi leaves daily. But at night I feel irritation in my chest.

I have detected with Crons.

I have detected as crons since last 4 years. Im under going a treatment under a gastroentrologist. But now am facing problems. Like swelling abdomen, bowls not getting cleared properly, loose motion some times, everytime having a pain in abdomen, getting week.

Frequent motions and weight loss

Since last one month I am suffering from this problem of passing stool three to four times a day. I consulted a general physician. Who got my blood test and stool test an ultrasound whole abdomen. ESR in my blood was 13000, WBC 2-4 in my stool, low haemoglobin-10. I am was instructed to limited diet and medicine from the doctor. Later seeing fall in my weight doc started b12 injection too. It's been a month now but I am still suffering the same. Sometimes my stool is loose and blackish in colour.

Typhid from last 25 days

I am suffering from Typhid from last 25 days and taken medicine 1.gudcef plus 2.levoceterzine hydrochloride 3.paracetamol. My fever is low now but stomach is still upset and getting some pain also and not completly cured.

A sinle large semi-pedunculated polyp

1. Alternatives to removal. 2. Risks of removal (bleeding, perforation, etc.). Size of polyp slightly over 1 c.m. pedunculated. In duodenal bulb gastroscopy/duodenoscopy a relatively safe procedure? 3. Risks of not removing it (enlargement, obstruction, malignancy, need for major surgery).

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Doctors
Dr. Ravindra B S - Gastroenterologist
Dr. Ravindra B S Gastroenterologist (MBBS, DNB, DM - Gastroenterology, Fellowship in EUS & Therapeutic Endoscopy) 17 years experience Meenakshi Institute Of Gastroenterology
3331 recommendations Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore INR 500
Dr. Dinesh Kini - Gastroenterologist
Dr. Dinesh Kini Gastroenterologist (MD - General Medicine, MBBS, DM - Gastroenterology) 26 years experience Speciality Clinic (Also known as Kinis Gastro Clinic)
156 recommendations Indiranagar, Bangalore INR 1200
Dr. Aravind Gubbi - Gastroenterologist
Dr. Aravind Gubbi Gastroenterologist (MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MAHA, FICS, MASGE) 19 years experience Gubbis - Centre For Endoscopy, Colonoscopy And Gastroenterology
323 recommendations Vijayanagar, Bangalore INR 400
Dr. Ravishankar Bhat - Gastroenterologist
Dr. Ravishankar Bhat Gastroenterologist (MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB ( General Surgery ), FRCS - General Surgery, MCh - Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery) 17 years experience Surgical Clinic
88 recommendations Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bangalore INR 300
Dr. Sreenivasa D - Gastroenterologist
Dr. Sreenivasa D Gastroenterologist (MBBS, DM - Gastroenterology) 20 years experience Cytecare Cancer Hospitals
396 recommendations Yelahanka, Bangalore INR 750