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Endoscopy

An endoscopy is a procedure that gives your doctor a direct view of your body’s internal organs. Learn about the procedure and how to prepare for it.

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Upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy

An upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem with your digestive system.

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Endoscopic ultrasound

An endoscopic ultrasound is usually a safe and effective way of finding out more about a problem in the lining of your upper digestive system and in structures beneath the lining.

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Gastroscopy

Gastroscopy (upper endoscopy) is a procedure where a tube, inserted into the mouth, down the oesophagus, and into the stomach is used to view these organs.

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Hysteroscopy

A hysteroscopy is a procedure to look inside the uterus (womb) using a small camera.. Learn how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect.

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Stomach ulcers

Stomach ulcers occur in the lining of your stomach. Although they are common and can be treated, it’s important to be aware of the symptoms and get diagnosed early.

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Gastritis

Gastritis occurs when the cells lining the stomach become inflamed, but often it has no symptoms. Find out here about its causes, treatments and more.

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Gallstones

Gallstones (cholelithiasis) are hard, pebble-like masses that are produced from bile in the gallbladder, that can result in symptoms such as pain, fever or jaundice. Here is information on gallstone symptoms, treatment and causes.

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Inserting a gastric balloon

Inserting a gastric balloon may help you achieve long-term weight loss if a simple approach involving eating less, improving your diet and doing more exercise does not work.

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Helicobacter pylori

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a common bacterium that can live in the stomach lining causing inflammation and sometimes ulcers and stomach cancer

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