How is Reflux Disease Diagnosed? 

There are several tests that your consultant may use to diagnose reflux disease. Here are some examples.

  1. Response to medication A trial of PPI medication may be used to confirm diagnosis in patients with typical symptoms.
  2. OGD
    Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy (OGD), also known as upper Endoscopy, is a test that examines the oesophagus and LOS for evidence of reflux disease.
  3. pH
    pH monitoring using a probe in the oesophagus near the stomach measures the level of oesophageal acid exposure.
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