What is Gastric lavage?

Category: Procedures


A gastric lavage or the act of having your stomach pumped is a procedure done to empty the contents from the gastrointestinal tract. This is usually indicated to remove poison, clean the stomach prior to a procedure, collect stomach acid, or to relieve pressure from the stomach area.

No patients have reported taking Gastric lavage.
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