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Question: Chest pain after Gastroscopy


 Kazzy - Wed Jul 27, 2005 6:09 pm

Yesterday i had a gastroscopy done after suffering from upper abdomian problems. They did a biopsy (i'm not sure why i don't see the doctor until a couple of weeks time). When leaving they told me that my throat might be a little sore which i would have expected anyway but have found that it's my chest that's bothering me the most. Right in the middle of my chest hurts when i swollow something or even if gas comes up.
Is this normal? It's not an unbearable pain but i'm feeling quite uncomfortable.
Any info on this would be greatly appreciated. Also any insight on why a biopsy was done would be great (is this normal proceidure?)
Thanks,
Kazzy
 johncav - Thu Jul 28, 2005 12:44 am

i had a gastroscopy done Yesterday aswell i have a sore throat aswell

they did not do a biopsy on me . but the doc told me they do often take them as normal proceidure this bothered me as i was treated for Helicobacter Pylori by my gp a few weeks ago and a biopsy is the best way to check.

i have been told that it can hurt a bit after they take a biopsy maybe this what you can feel. if it keeps up for a few day i would check with your gp

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