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What time will I have to fast from on monday when my endoscopy

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What time will I have to fast from on monday when my endoscopy appointment is 2.30 on Tuesday afternoon.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Dr. Shahzad MD :

do you have an upper GI endoscopy?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

please let me know.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

do you have an upper GI endoscopy?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Or is it a lower GI endoscopy that you are having?

Customer: I'm having a gastric balloon fitted
Dr. Shahzad MD :

oh okay

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You should fast for at least four to eight hours before your endoscopy to ensure your stomach is empty for the procedure.

Customer: That's great thanks
Dr. Shahzad MD :

You are most welcome
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