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24-Hour pH Monitoring

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0202
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A 24-hour pH monitoring test is done to find out if your symptoms are related to refluxing or regurgitating (bringing up) acid from your stomach into your esophagus (the tube in your throat connecting your mouth and stomach for swallowing food). This pamphlet explains how the test is done, how the test will feel, and what you can eat and do while on the pH monitor. A diary is also provided to track when you start and finish eating meals or snacks, any symptoms you have, when you change position…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. GI Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Esophageal pH monitoring
Esophageal Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Esophagus--Motility--Disorders
Abstract
A 24-hour pH monitoring test is done to find out if your symptoms are related to refluxing or regurgitating (bringing up) acid from your stomach into your esophagus (the tube in your throat connecting your mouth and stomach for swallowing food). This pamphlet explains how the test is done, how the test will feel, and what you can eat and do while on the pH monitor. A diary is also provided to track when you start and finish eating meals or snacks, any symptoms you have, when you change positions, when you start and stop smoking, and any medications you take and why while pH monitoring is being done.
Responsibility
Prepared by: GI Unit, VG, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0202
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