Endoscopy is a procedure that allows a doctor to view the inside parts of the body such as the esophagus (food pipe), stomach, colon (gut/bowel), nose, throat, urinary tract, and abdominal organs. Read more: What Is the Difference Between Endoscopy and Esophagoscopy? Article
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Is a nasal endoscopy painful?
Nasal endoscopy or rhinoscopy is not a painful procedure; however, it may be slightly uncomfortable. Before nasal endoscopy, the doctor may spray the nose with a decongestant and local anesthesia to reduce the congestion and widen the area while stopping the patient from sneezing or discomfort.
How long does a Sialendoscopy take?
Sialendoscopy is a surgical procedure that involves the insertion of a thin tube with a tiny camera into the duct (tiny channels) of a salivary gland for diagnosis or treatment purposes. How long will a sialendoscopy take depends on factors such as the type of anesthesia given (local or general) and the purpose for which it is performed.
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