What is 24-hour Esophageal pH Test?

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A 24-hour esophageal pH test is performed to measure the amount of acid that flows from the stomach into esophagus during a 24-hour period. It can be used to help identify the cause of uncommon symptoms of acid reflux such as cough or other throat symptoms.

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1 patient evaluation for 24-hour Esophageal pH Test

May 15, 2016 (Started May 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for acid reflux)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: One time

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