How to Endure the Torture of Esophageal Testing

How to Endure the Torture of Esophageal Testing

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How to Endure the Torture of Esophageal Testing

When something gets stuck in your throat, you’ll do everything imaginable to dislodge it. That’s why when someone intentionally threads a tube through your nose and down your esophagus, you really have to fight all of your basic instincts that want to remove it. Scleroderma can wreak havoc on the digestive tract. To monitor the damage, doctors often ask patients to do an esophageal manometry and a 24-hour esophageal pH test. For these tests, a…

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