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Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Also known as Endoscopy, Gastroscopy

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  • Upset stomach and diarrhea after upper GI

    I had an upper GI today and before I could even get home I developed a horrible stomach ache and diarrhea. I lost control of my bowels. I am now curled up on bed freezing. What could be wrong?...

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  • Pain after endoscopy? Chest pain, discomfort swallowing

    I had EGD yesterday with sedation. Felt pretty much fine yesterday, minus a little chest discomfort when breathing in deep. Today I've had no appetite and have discomfort swallowing, and a persistent discomfort in my chest. Waiting for call back from doctor. In meantime, reading about perforation...

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  • Endoscopy NO Sedation

    Hello, Had my first endoscopy a few days ago (I suffer from panic disorder) and was scared stiff of having it done the night before i was due to have it done i was thinking of not going. As was going to have it with sedation but have read alot of horror stories on the internet about people gagging,...

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  • Endoscopy Experiences

    Hi everyone I am due to ha an upper Endoscopy in 3 weeks time and would like some reviews on experiences to calm my nerves. I am having sedation due to being scared but reading some of the reviews about being aware and struggling against it has made me worse, can anyone who has recently had this done...

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  • A very good endoscopy experience

    I hope this post will help others who may be worried sick about having an endoscopy.  I worried for a week prior to my endoscopy of today and it was totally needless.  I am aware that each person will react differently and I can only state my experience which was with sedation. I was scared...

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  • I'm about to have an endoscopy on Friday. Really scared

    Been having pains in stomach 2 weeks and GD gave me pantropazole. Did help but I ate something acidic and had shooting burning pain go up my chest plus a pressure that would feel like spasms on upper stomach. Been eating bland food since doctor thought I had gastritis. However went to a GP and he thinks...

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  • Chest Pain after Endoscopy

     I had and an  endoscopy  done a couple months ago  because I was getting food stuck when swallowing.   Immediately after I had a very sore throat, difficulty swallowing and which was expected  and chest discomfort.    I had a few things going on,   Including...

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  • Stomach pain after endoscopy

    Hi everyone, I had an endoscopy 6 days ago. The night of the procedure I experienced a lot of stomach discomfort. I would describe it similar to the pain you get from trapped gas. However it has persisted for 4 days then began to disappear. Then last night it came back and I have had it all day. It...

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  • I been having pain on my left side

    I got my Endoscopy done yesterday, since then i been getting a crampy pain on my left side . I cant eat anything or the pain gets worse . Im in pain is this normal ?

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  • Chest discomfort

    I got an upper Endoscopy procedure done yesterday and have felt fine other than the fact i had slight chest discomfort right in the middle of my chest. I noticed it after i drank something. I still am dealing with the slight discomfort and i don't know if i should be worried.

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  • Endoscopy

    Had an endoscopy yesterday and was terrified but happy to say it was no where near what I had anticipated. Had sedation and although I still felt quite with it was bearable and can't believe I was so scared- would not worry if I had to do it again.

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  • Upper GI Endoscopy - no sedation - my experience

    Hi. I have read many posts here about peoples experience of an endoscopy and so thought it might be helpful to post my experience as someone who was nervous about the procedure. I have had some abdominal pain since christmas, had blood tests, stool samples, urine samples, an ultrasound and a sigmoidoscopy...

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  • Endoscopy procedure

    I had a endoscopy done yesterday and when I woke up I coughed a lot. Today I chest pain  and difficult in breathing. Is it normal to cough so much after the procedure and have chest pain and breathing difficulties the next day. When will I feel better ?

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  • Side pain

    I had an Esophagus scope 3 days ago. I am in excruciating pain on my lower right side. It hurts to breathe and even lay down.  What could it be?

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  • Pain after Endoscope

    I have Barrett's and a 5cm hh plus gastric erosions. Went for an Endoscopy on Monday to check my Barrett's. Beforehand I had a lot of personal stress and my stomach was very painful , going right through to my back. Anyway during the endoscopy i could feel pain as the camera was moving around...

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  • Endoscope/Colonoscopy

    Has anyone had a colonoscopy and endoscopy done at the same time? I've never had a endoscopy done in my life and I am 59, am getting yearly colonscopies done due to reoccuring polyps. I know if I were to ask my gasternologist he would probably say to have them done seperately since having them done...

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  • Upper EGD with biopsy

    Had a upper EGD done July 13 2017 Findings -zline irregular, 35 cm from Incions biopsied -gastritis biopsied -normal cardia, gastric fundus and gastric body -duodenal erosions with out bleeding biopsy It's been 12 days called the gi office no return calls, I have a appoiment with the dr July...

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  • Awful gastroscopy experience!

    Went for my gastroscopy this morning and it was just hurrendous. How anyone can endure it is beyond me. I asked for sedation etc and genuinely thought I'd be asleep almost or so sedated I wouldn't remember anything. Anyway the sedation didn't work at all and I couldn't tolerate the test...

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  • Unbearable throat and ear pain after endoscopy

    I had an endoscopy procedure done 4 days ago and was told that I would experience mild throat pain for up to 24 hours. However it had now been 4 days and I cannot eat/drink hot or cold foods/drinks without crying in pain. My uvular has expanded to nearly double its size and half if it has turned white....

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  • Lower pain on my left side

    i am a 64 year old female that has lower pain under my ribs on the left side.I just had a colonoscopy and endoscopy. Everything came back normal. For several days the pain is gone but now it's back. I also have had some right-sided chest pain when I breathe deep. That does seem to be getting some...

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  • Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy Same Day | My experience

    I have just had both today and after spending so much time researching forums beforehand I told my consultant I was a nervous wreck. He told me I would be absolutely fine and to make sure I post back to say so and reassure others. With a suspected hiatal hernia and family history of polyps in the colon...

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  • Endoscopy no sedation 20 yr old

    I have really bad anxiety and didnt know what to expect. I hate not being in control or feeling safe so i decided no sedation. I was shaking until they rolled me on the side. I swallowed the tube and gagged so hard. I gagged the entire time it was down there and kept burping really intensely. It didnt...

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  • How safe is taking a biopsy from the esophagus?

    Does anyone know how much (in length) tissue is being taken (biopsy) from the esophagus? What are the chances of bleeding and rupturing the esophagus? Is this possible rupture/bleeding something that happens during an endoscopy or after the endoscopy. The reason why I'm asking that is because I...

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  • Upper endoscopy NO sedation: good experience! Some tips

    I just thought I'd post my experience with my upper endoscopy/gastroscopy today, as I'd been putting it off for ages due to the awful stories I read online. I think people are more inclined to post their experience if it's an unsually traumatic one, so I'd like to add another good story...

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  • 3rd Endoscopy

    This time I had the TV screen right up to me and was interested watching what went on. Little bit worrying was the sight of blood in the stomach. Could this have been caused by one of the biopsy tests and is it ususal? Thx Tony

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  • New symptoms after doing endoscopy

    Hello guys I had an endoscopy done 2 days ago and right after i sedation effect went off i started feeling pain in my upper part of my stomach right behind my chest With shortness in breathing. I never had these symptoms before. The only thing i was suffering from is digesting probs which happen once...

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  • Sore throat after Endoscopy

    Hi! I had my endoscopy last thursday and right after the procedure I experienced a severe sore throat on the right side to the point my right ear and neck hurt. It doesn't hurt much when I'm not swallowing but when I am it hurts badly and feels like there's something stuck in my throat. Has...

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