Endoscopy Experiences

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Hello everyone, please share your experiences with the endoscopy procedure, I have one coming up in June as they are unable to find anything wrong with me according to several other tests that have come back clear, however I have had abdomen discomfort and dull pains for about a month.

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    Dear sarah

    I want to share my experience of endoscopy with you I was so terrified even by the name of that I even ran away two times ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜‚ somehow I gathered some courage I was so sick those days and this was the only way to find out and get diagnosed right, my endoscopy procedure was a piece of cake they sprayed something to my throat before the procedure this made my throat numb and seriously I din felt a thing it's so strange even when I think of it today coz I have such a bad gag reflex even then I dint even felt a thing., so I would just tell you one thing just relax and don't worry everythings gonna be fine. I pray for your better health and speedy recovery take care and do revert your experience with endoscopy take care.,.,

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    Hiya

    Don't be scared, do ask to be sedated which means you will need to be driven home, your throat may be sore for a couple of days. Try to avoid reading or listening to any negative stories it is a very routine procedure and over with in about half an hour. It will give a definative answer to any stomach issues (it goes as far as the duodenum). You will be just fine, stay positive and all will be well๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ™‚

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    Hey Sarah,

    I had to have an endoscopy on my birthday of all days haha it was totally chill. they drugged me up and i didnt feel anything. my throat was a little sore for the rest of the week but that was it. best of luck to you!!!

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    HI,

    I had an endoscopy done earlier this year due to some mysterious GI symptoms (never actually got an answer from the procedure). I was terrified to get it done and i even cried before it at the hospital. I was sedated for my procedure and dont remember anything. I watched them inject the sedative into my IV and then I was waiting to feel some kind of effect but wasn't feeling anything. Next thing I was aware of I was being wheeled out into a recovery room and was just very groggy until I had gotten home and taken a nap after which i felt a lot better. Although funnily enough after speaking to my doctor apparently I was awake through the whole procedure and did great I just dont remember any of it. Overall it wasn't a fun experience or anything but nothing to be afraid of and believe me I was afraid for my life before I went in there. Trust me you will be fine I didnt even have so much as a sore throat after the procedure and hopefully you can get some answers and peace of mind about your symptoms! Good Luck!

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      I had nausea to the point of dry heaving. Gnawing pain in my upper stomach and occasially gas. Still no answers and it has been nearly 2 years since the symtoms began. I now manage the symtoms with a combo of PPI's and acid reducers like pepcid. I am in the process of finding a new doctor and hoping to finally get some kind of diagnosis.

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    All of these have started on April 2018 loss of appetite, sever nausea, loss of weight I have lose 24 pounds in one month, I felt gassy all the time in my upper abdomen I am terrified even today thinking about it. But yes I haven't experienced any pain though. I have never had any health issue besides this and believe I have lived through hell in those days thank God am OK now

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