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Upper Endoscopy Risks -- Infection

Clip Number: 17 of 25
Presentation: EGD (Upper Endoscopy)
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Reviewed By: Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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Despite the current sterile techniques used for all procedures, infections are always a possibility. The treatment options will vary depending on the location of the infection. Infections can range from very minor ones that are only treated with antibiotics with or without a few extra days in the hospital to very major infections requiring a surgery to treat the infection. If an infection does develop your doctor will discuss the treatment options and expected outcomes with you.
 

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