Immediately after the scope, you can expect to feel some mild discomfort and bloating – this is normal. You may feel drowsy for a few hours and might not even remember what happened during the procedure. You will have to wait for an hour or two until the sedative wears off and you might need a relative or friend to accompany you home as you will not be able to drive.
After the test, your doctor will inform you if he/she observed any abnormalities and if samples were taken for a biopsy. If such, your biopsy results should be ready in a few weeks and your doctor will call you with the results. The next step will depend on the results of your gastroscopy and if applicable, your biopsy.