Esophagitis tests
Esophagitis

Tests could include:

  • Your esophagus is the tube that connects your throat to your stomach. Each time you swallow the muscles in your esophagus contract. This pushes the food you eat into your stomach. A valve at the bottom of your esophagus called the lower esophageal...
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  • Esophageal pH monitoring is performed if you are having problems with your upper digestive tract. It helps your doctor determine if stomach acid is entering the esophagus. The esophagus is the muscular tube that connects your throat to your stomac...
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  • An esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) test is performed to examine the lining of your esophagus. The esophagus is the muscular tube that connects your throat to your stomach and the duodenum - the upper part of the small intestine. An EGD test is ad...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Endoscopy is a procedure that uses a specialized flexible tube with an attached camera to view and operate on the internal organs. This allows surgeons to view problems within your body without having to make large incisions. It is often performed...
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  • In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of tissue or cells is called a biopsy. While a biopsy may sound scary, it's important t...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Test and diagnose prostate cancer with a prostate biopsy, a urinanalysis, a digital rectal examination or a physical exam. Learn more!
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