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Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

If any of the following symptoms develop, you should call your doctor.

  • Any unexplained and chronic abdominal or chest pain, even heartburn
  • Vomiting or reflux
  • Swallowing difficulties or pain on swallowing
  • Bleeding in your esophagus
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Weight loss
  • Anemia
  • Any long-standing and unexplained changes in bowel habits
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Black or tarry stools or bleeding through your rectum
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/3/2014
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