How Do I Prepare for an Upper Endoscopy?
What Happens During an Upper Endoscopy?
What Happens After the Upper Endoscopy?
Warning About Upper Endoscopy
If you have severe abdominal pain, a continuous cough or fever, chills, chest pain, nausea, or vomiting within 72 hours after an upper endoscopy, call your doctor’s office right away or go to the emergency room.
Is Endoscopy Safe?
Serious risks with an endoscopy are rare. However, excessive bleeding is always a possibility and rarely a tear in the esophagus or stomach wall can occur.