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How is the esophageal pH test done?

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The equipment used in the esophageal pH test consists of a small probe that is inserted through your nostril and positioned near the lower esophagus. The probe is plugged into a small unit (or monitor) worn on your belt or over your shoulder.

From: The Esophagus and pH Testing WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: The National Institutes of Health.
 

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 23, 2017

SOURCES: The National Institutes of Health.
 

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 23, 2017

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