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Old 11-11-2007, 03:30 PM   #1
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What is an EDG test?

What is an EDG test?

 
Old 11-12-2007, 10:55 AM   #2
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Re: What is an EDG test?

I think you mean EGD. It's EsophagoGastroDuodenoscopy ("looking at the esophagus, stomach and duodenum"); mostly people just call it an endoscopy ("looking inside").

It's not really a "test", just a "scope" - an internal observation. Usually you will have biopsies taken and they will be tested, but otherwise the EGD itself is just a way to look at how your insides are doing.

 
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