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How is indigestion diagnosed?

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Because indigestion is such a broad term, it’s helpful to give your doctor a precise idea of how you’re feeling. Be specific about where in your belly you usually feel pain or bloating.

First, your doctor will try to rule out other health conditions that could be causing your symptoms. She might do blood tests and X-rays of your stomach or small intestine. She might also use a thin, flexible tube with a light and a camera to look closely at the inside of your stomach, a procedure called an upper endoscopy.

From: Indigestion WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institutes of Health. 

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Reviewed by Jaydeep Bhat on February 14, 2019

SOURCES: 

National Institutes of Health. 

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Reviewed by Jaydeep Bhat on February 14, 2019

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