Endoscopic Treatment of GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) – Agrawal Gastrocare Center Indore

What is Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

The condition in which stomach contents that contain acid flow back to the esophagus is known as GERD ( gastroesophageal reflux disease, or chronic acid reflux).

This disease happens because there is a valve at the end of the esophagus, the lower esophagus sphincter, which doesn’t close correctly when food enters your stomach. Acid reflux is now a common problem among people.

This disease has faced by everyone at some point in life. GERD is normal if experience this for a certain period of time. If this is occurring regularly for a longer period of time then it’s a serious issue.

People who are suffering from this problem would experience some of the symptoms like heartburn, acid indigestion, chest pain, trouble swallowing, etc. Also, you should follow dietary plans.

The diet helps to reduce the symptoms of GERD. You must take an appointment to meet your doctor and discuss the symptoms you’re facing.

Endoscopic treatment of GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) - Agrawal Gastrocare Center Indore

Endoscopic Treatment of GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)

● Endoscopic treatment for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is a procedure that involves using an endoscope to examine and treat the esophagus and stomach. This treatment is an alternative to traditional surgical treatments and is used to manage GERD symptoms such as heartburn and acid reflux.
● During the procedure, the endoscope is inserted through the mouth and into the esophagus, where the doctor can visualize the lining of the esophagus and stomach.
● The doctor can then use technical instruments attached to the endoscope to treat GERD by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach.
● Endoscopic treatment of GERD is generally safe and effective, and patients can typically return to their normal activities within a few days.
● As with any medical procedure, there are some risks involved, such as bleeding, infection, and perforation of the esophagus.
● It is important to consult a doctor for this treatment before deciding if it is the right treatment option for you.

Dr. Amit Agarwal
Director & Gastroenterologist Consultant
Agarwal Gastrocare Center Indore

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