Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) tests
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Tests could include:

  • Esophageal manometry is a procedure that can help your doctor diagnose problems with your esophagus or your lower esophageal sphincter.
  • Esophageal pH monitoring can help your doctor learn if stomach acid is entering your esophagus. They may recommend this test if you often have heartburn.
  • The Bernstein test is used to simulate the symptoms of heartburn, a burning sensation in the chest. The test is designed to reproduce the symptoms experienced when acid refluxes up into the esophagus from the stomach. It is also known as the acid ...
  • An endoscopy is a procedure in which your doctor uses specialized instruments to view and operate on the internal organs and vessels of your body.
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