No, these are 2 totally different tests. The upper GI is a breeze. No prep except nothing to eat or drink after midnight. They will just basiclly take X-rays of your stomach after you drink about 16 ounces of barium. I had an endoscopy yesterday, same prep as above. NPO after midnight. It was a bit more intense but not too bad. You will be slightly sedated and they will insert a tube down your throat to look at the lining of your stomach. It goes really quickly!! Good Luck!
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