Introduction of Endoscopy

Gastroscopy also popularly known as endoscopy is a procedure wherein a flexible instrument with a camera at its tip is introduced through the mouth. It allows us to examine the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum(the first part of the small bowel).

When to get an Endoscopy

Endoscopy is advised when you have any symptoms that suggest the involvement of the throat, esophagus, stomach, and duodenum. Common symptoms include:

  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Heartburn
  • Regurgitation
  • Acidity
  • Blood vomitings
  • Abdominal fullness/ bloating
  • Belchings
  • Anemia
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain

Apart from the above symptoms, you can also undergo this procedure as a part of screening for esophageal and stomach cancer, especially in patients with a family history of cancers.

Preparation for an endoscopy

It usually takes 15 to 20 min to complete the procedure and does not require an overnight hospital stay. A 6 to 8 hr fasting is minimum requirement. Doctor advices you on diet, fasting and about withholding any medication.

Treatment at Sun Care Center

Dr. Tejaswini Tumma is the topmost professional doctor who has done thousands of endoscopy procedures and can treat patients effectively. So, if you are looking for the best gastroenterology clinic in Hyderabad for stomach related problems, visit Sun Care Center today.

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