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Treatment With Dilation

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Presentation: Upper Endoscopy with Dilation (EGD)
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Reviewed By: Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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During upper endoscopy, if your doctor discovers a stricture, meaning a narrowed area, he or she may perform dilation. Dilation stretches the narrowed area, and may improve your difficulty or pain with swallowing. It may also help if you have a problem with regurgitating food.

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