Who needs an upper endoscopy (egd)? Print

bullet_redIndividuals with signs or symptoms of an upper gastrointestinal disorder, such as heartburn, persistent abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, difficulty swallowing or intestinal bleeding
bullet_redIndividuals with gastritis (inflammation of the lining of the stomach), celiac disease, or pernicious anemia
bullet_redIndividuals with a stricture (narrowing) in the esophagus or stomach