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Why would i be sent for an ultrasound after an gastroscopy

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why would i be sent for an ultrasound after an gastroscopy and hallebactor was diagnosed?

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
thank you

That is most likely for sake of completeness of the examination and work up.

Usually individuals who exhibit symptoms of gastritis, acid reflux and esophagitis also have concomitant gall stones or gall bladder dysfunction which can only be diagnosed by an ultrasound of the upper abdomen. And that is why an ultrasound is requested to complete the work up.

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
thank you for the answer, just a quick question, would the gastroscopy have detected stomach cancer ?

Yes, that is the gold standard investigation to detect stomach cancer.

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
thank you... and taking 1 or 2 biopsies would be normal during the gastroscopy?

Yes, multiple biopsies are part of the procedure.

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
thank you for your time

Glad I could help.

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