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Endoscopy (upper)

Upper Endoscopy is when the doctor uses a flexible tube with a camera and light to look at the throat, stomach and upper intestine to see what is causing stomach pain, diarrhea or other problems. To learn more about the use of upper endoscopy in children, download the GIKids Fact sheet on Upper Endoscopy.

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