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May

26

What is Esophageal pH Monitoring?

Esophageal pH monitoring is a test to diagnose the abnormal reflux of acidic stomach contents back into the esophagus. This condition, known as GERD, is a common cause of heartburn, indigestion and sometimes unusual symptoms such as chest pain, cough, sore throat or laryngitis. During the procedure, the acid level (pH) in the esophagus is […]

May

19

Heartburn or Heart Attack? What’s the Difference?

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is a common condition in which the stomach’s contents travel back up into the esophagus, often resulting in chest pain, cough, sore throat and laryngitis. However, GERD and other gastrointestinal conditions often mimic heart attack symptoms. Properly understanding these conditions will help ensure your peace of mind. According to the American […]

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Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP)



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