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What is a 24-hour esophageal pH test?

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The 24-hour esophageal pH test is an outpatient procedure performed to measure the pH or amount of acid that flows into the esophagus from the stomach during a 24-hour period.

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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