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Dear Sir I Have Undergone A Detail Gastro Examination One

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Posted on Tue, 31 Dec 2019
Question: dear sir

i have undergone a detail gastro examination one year before.. it include complere blood count test and upper endoscopy and usg abdomen and occult blood too.. all the result is normal and negative



i have gone this test due to the reason was my uncle dignosed stomach cancer one yr before and due to that shock i have little bit anxious , thtswhy i undergone complete screening tests.. and also a mild gastrities i had at that time



now here i asking u that, as a prevention of stomach cancer, how often i vill go wt screen tests.. and the tell me how often i need to repeat the endoscopy means how many years for a repeated endoscopy.

its for only like a health checkup
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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Once every 5 year.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for choosing "Ask a Doctor" service for your query,
Have seen your query in details sir,
As all tests were normal. As per protocol Endoscopy etc should be repeated every 5 years for the purpose of screening carcinoma.
Hope this answers your query.
Feel free to follow up.
Thank you and Regards!
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Dr. Ramesh Kumar

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Dear Sir I Have Undergone A Detail Gastro Examination One

Brief Answer: Once every 5 year. Detailed Answer: Hello and thank you for choosing "Ask a Doctor" service for your query, Have seen your query in details sir, As all tests were normal. As per protocol Endoscopy etc should be repeated every 5 years for the purpose of screening carcinoma. Hope this answers your query. Feel free to follow up. Thank you and Regards!