Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Have you been on heartburn medication for months or even years?


"An upper endoscopy, also known as esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is a procedure used to determine the cause of gastrointestinal disorders and symptoms including acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), heartburn, swallowing difficulties, upper abdominal pain, etc. An upper endoscopy lets your doctor examine the lining of the upper part of your gastrointestinal tract, which includes the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (first portion of the small intestine)."

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