Treat & Diagnose Gastrointestinal Problem With Endoscopy Procedure In Ludhiana, India

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    Best Endoscopy Doctor in Ludhiana, Punjab

    Endoscopy in Ludhiana, Punjab, Endoscopy is a procedure through which the digestive system and nearby organ abnormalities are looked at by using an instrument known as an endoscope. Through the endoscope the internal surface is better looked upon for the:

    • Esophagus
    • Stomach
    • Proximal Duodenum etc.
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    What Is An Endoscope?

    It is a long and thin flexible tube that consists of a light and a camera at one end. The images which are present inside your body can be shown on a television screen. The endoscope works great for diagnostic & therapeutic function.

    How Are Endoscopes Introduced In The Body?

    The endoscopes are introduced in the body through either of the following:

    • Mouth (upper digestive tract)
    • Rectum (lower digestive tract)

     

    Which are the major indications of upper gastrointestinal Endoscopy?

    Here are some of the major indications (signs) which tells that you need to undergo endoscopy test:

    • Peptic Ulcer Disease
    • Recurrent abdominal pain
    • Pancreatitis
    • Gallstones
    • Unexplained bleeding in digestive tract
    • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) such as Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and Crohn’s Disease
    • Diarrhoea that doesn’t respond to medicines
    • Hiatal hernia
    • Blood while vomiting
    • Nausea and weight loss
    • Achalasia Cardia
    • Recurrent gastritis or acidity
    • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
    • Resection of Gastric epithelial polyps
    • Taking biopsy from a suspicious lesion or ulcer
    • Foreign body extraction (Example: Coin, battery, meatloaf, etc.)
    • Endoscopic balloon for weight loss (Advanced procedure)
    • Esophageal Variceal Ligation (Indicated in bleeding varices or prophylactically in some cases)

    What Are The Important Measures Before Undergoing An Endoscopy?

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    Food Avoid food intake 6 hours before getting the endoscopy
    Water Can take the oral fluids only 4 hours before endoscopy
    Clothes Make sure to wear comfortable clothes
    Going Back Home No, Make sure that you don’t drive on your own after the test.
    Inform the doctor You need to inform the doctor beforehand if you have any sort of health issue like diabetes, heart problem, bleeding disorder, or any other health issue.

    What happens during endoscopy?

    Most of the patient’s concern is what happens or what to expect during endoscopy, here are the step which is indicating towards the same:

    • To put an endoscope into the throat, the doctor will either apply the numbing solution or sedate you. To help you stay comfortable during the procedure, pain medications are given through the vein.
    • At first, the mouthpiece is placed & don’t worry it won’t make it difficult for you to breathe.
    • To perform the test, you need to lie on one side. As the endoscope has a camera attached to it which allows an internal view of the intestine.
    • Gentle air pressure is passed through the esophagus so that there is a better view of your digestive system.
    • In total, the diagnostie endoscopy test takes 5-10 minutes. If needed, a sample for biopsy is taken which is sent for further testing. In medical terms it is known as endoscopic biopsy.
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    Endoscopy test price in Ludhiana, Punjab, India

    The Endoscopy Cost in Ludhiana varies depending upon the purpose you are undergoing it and considering all sorts of other reasons. When you schedule your initial consultation at Ludhiana Gastro & Gynae Centre, the doctor will tell you better on how much the total cost will be. But the average cost ranges between INR 3,000/- to 5,000/-.

    Schedule your initial consultation

    If you are facing any sort of symptoms as mentioned above which points out that you need to get an endoscope then schedule your initial consultation with Dr. Kartik Goyal at Ludhiana Gastro & Gynae Centre & better plan your entire treatment journey with him.

     

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    Ajay Chauhan

    I have been experiencing excess stomach pain and acidity for the last 2 months. Last week I consulted Dr. Kartik Goyal and he performed an endoscopy to better understand what the problem was He diagnosed Stomach Ulcer and took Biopsy. He gave me a suitable treat plan, which gave me huge relief in no time.

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    FAQs

    1What does it feel like after undergoing the endoscopy?

    It’s normal to have soreness temporarily, although it is easy to bear. Additionally, you will be made aware of what further has to be done. In case a biopsy is taken then you will get the results after one week. You can gargle with saline to get relief.

    It’s normal to have a dry mouth, feel hungry, gassy, and drowsy. As the sedation effect goes away within 30 to 60 minutes you will feel normal.

    2Do I need to stop the intake of aspirin and anticoagulants before the endoscope?

    The medications are known for increasing the risk of bleeding. This is the reason, you need to stop its intake at least 2 to 3 days before the procedure.

    3Is there something I need to be careful of while undergoing endoscopy?

    If you notice any of the given signs like throat pain, chest pain, fever, chills, vomiting, severe abdominal pain, or any other unwanted sign then better consult the doctor at the earliest.

    4How long do I need to wait for my test result?

    The endoscope test results are available right away. Just make sure to take the medications which are suggested to you. For the biopsy results, you need to wait for 1 week.

    5What should be my diet following endoscopy?

    Wait for one hour and then take liquid. At least a 3 to 4 hours time gap is necessary to eat your normal food. It’s your choice what you want to have for the meal, but don’t take anything heavy.

    *In case, biopsy, clipping, or banding is done then your doctor will suggest to you the diet plan which is right for you.

    6Is an endoscopy test painful?

    ‘NO’. As it’s mentioned-above, either a spray or numbing solution is applied which helps you to be at ease throughout the procedure.

    7Is it possible to get an endoscopy test near my home?

    An endoscopy test is an outpatient procedure and you will administer anesthesia for the same. So, it’s better to get the test done in the clinic or hospital setting