This is an exam of the esophagus, stomach, and upper intestine using a thin tube with a camera.
An upper endoscopy is an exam of the esophagus, stomach and upper part of the small intestine using a thin, lighted tube with a camera on the end. This can help a doctor diagnose a variety of digestive tract disorders.
You will need to fast for up to eight hours before the test to make sure your upper digestive tract is empty.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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