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Recommended For Endoscopy

Endoscopy is used in distinguishing different illnesses, from digestive issues to cancer. In case of specialist does not understand the origin of an anomaly, for example, bleeding, issues with swallowing, issues with breathing or ongoing diarrhea, an endoscopy might be utilized. Furthermore, the endoscope has apparatuses that provide taking samples; in this way, it is frequently utilized as a method for performing a biopsy of the assumedly cancerous organ.

Not Recommended For Endoscopy

Your specialist will direct you to endoscopy in case you have health issues without an identified cause – endoscope will enable the specialist to understand if there is a formerly unnoticed illness in your body.

Number Of Trips Abroad

1

Discharge From Hospital

Overnight stay is not required

Duration Of Operation

15 to 30 minutes

Overview

Endoscopy is a medical procedure that utilizes an instrument named endoscope so as to inspect the patient's internal organs without performing a surgery. Endoscopy is a broad name, below which numerous others, for instance, colonoscopy, gastroenterology, hysteroscopy and, sigmoidoscopy are covered. Kinds of endoscopy are rely on the organ inspected and the route through which endoscope accesses one's body. 

Preparation

Similar to several different procedures, the initial phase prior to your endoscopy is to let your specialist know about your medical circumstances and medications. Particularly blood-thinners, for example, aspirin usage should be stopped so as to ensure that your procedure will be carried out without difficulties. In addition, fasting for a few hours before and maybe taking laxatives to clean your system is a necessity for several kinds of endoscopy, for example, upper GI (gastrointestinal) endoscopy or colonoscopy.

How It Is Performed

There are numerous kinds of endoscopy, consisting of: 
•Upper endoscopy / upper GI (gastrointestinal) endoscopy/gastroscopy – an endoscope accesses your body over your mouth and examineyour upper digestive system up to small intestine 
•Colonoscopy – accesses your body over your anus and examine your colon
•Sigmoidoscopy– likewise concentrated onthe sigmoidal part of your colon 
•Enteroscopy – concentrated on yoursmall bowel 
•Hysteroscopy – an endoscope is placed into the uterus to scan for origins of uncommon bleeding
•Capsule endoscopy – a novel, experimental method,inwhich endoscope is swallowed by a patient in the form of a capsule.  

Mostly, endoscopy is carried outwithout general anesthesia; occasionally, local anesthesia is given.

Recovery

An endoscopy has no recovery period. In case of being under local or general anesthesia, after your endoscopy, someone should drive you home. A few people may feel disturbed quite a while after colonoscopy and other kinds of endoscopy, where the endoscope is placed over the anus. However, it should cease in a day.

Risks

Although endoscopy is a somewhat safe and non-invasive technique, it might lead to a few complications. These consist of drilling of organ and internal bleeding along with infection. In any case, complications accompanying endoscopy are uncommon.

Faq

What Is Endoscopy? 
During endoscopy, a tool called endoscope is used to see the inside of your organs in order to find potentially dangerous medical conditions. 

Is Endoscopy Painful?  No, not really. You may feel uneasy during your procedure, but it is not painful, particularly, that you will be given local anesthesia in most of the cases. 

What Is the Difference between Endoscopy and Colonoscopy? 
There is no difference – colonoscopy is a type of endoscopy.

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This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in August, 2019.