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hello, got an unexpected call today to go for an "upper GI endoscopy" tomorrow at the local hospital, so nervously awaiting that procedure and outcome! lets hope it gives some answers, or at least eliminates certain things, why am I such a big scaredy cat? miaowww cheesygrin

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    Hi David, I do wish you the very best of luck and that the outsome is positive.  I think everyone is apprehensive when they are not quite sure what to expect.  I'm sure that everything will be done to reassure you and make you comfortable during the procedure.  Best wishes and good luck, Lizzy.
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    Hi David,

    I have had one and it wasn't even uncomfortable! you will wonder what you were worried about. They sort of deaden things as they go.

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    wowwww  this really illustrates the value of this forum      .  i too  have an endoscopy  booked  and i too   dave  have been wetting myself  with angst   .   miaowwwwwww.  who says that men are the stronger sex. haha     the girls seem to take it in their stride.  good luck with the appointment.    
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      hey reg that's me home after the endoscopy, went fine, I opted for the sedation in the end and it was so mild as to be almost unnoticable! just a brief moments discomfort with slight gagging but all in all went fine. they've taken 4 biopsies to test and mentioned Barretts oesophagus, well I've got news for them, it's not Barretts, it's mine! cheesygrin my goodness, bronchietasis and barretts within a week......
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