First of all let’s give you a brief view of what’s an endoscopy, and why it’s bring used. Endoscopy is a kind of diagnostic test, a non-surgical process for diagnosing digestive system related issues. There are two types of endoscopy, upper and lower. Normally patients having digestive issues are recommended an upper endoscopy. An endoscope is being used for upper endoscopy. An endoscope is a thin, flexible insertion tube with a small camera and a light on the end.
In this process, the doctor inserts an endoscope into the patient’s mouth. It’s flexible so it bends and the doctor moves it further down to the throat, right into the esophagus region. The camera is connected to the screen that enables the doctor to look for tumors or other health-related problems. The best part of an endoscope in this procedure is the endoscope bending section mesh. It’s used to bend the camera part into your through and inner area. So it all depends on the expertise of the endoscopy specialist and the quality of the endoscope bending section mesh.
The endoscope can show organs like the stomach, liver, kidney. Not only that, but it can also check blood flow through the blood vessels. So this way or the other, it’s pretty useful in diagnosing the exact problem inside your body.
As far as the process is concerned, it can be called uncomfortable but not painful at all. In some cases, people can feel a sore throat or similar symptoms. Some parts of your body will be numb during the procedure but you will be awake. So you will experience all the endoscopy process in your mild senses.
The doctor will be able to diagnose the exact problem in your stomach, liver, or any other part of your belly. Normally such problems are hard to diagnose through general tests and ultrasounds. So endoscopy is the final solution for these kinds of issues.
So overall endoscopy is safe and it’s pretty useful in diagnosing your problem. There is hardly any risk involved in it. So you can surely rely on it.