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Reflux Related Adult Onset Asthma - Diagnosis

Reflux Related Adult Onset Asthma Diagnosis

  • Videoesophagram
  • Esophageal motility study
  • Esophageal pH assessment
    • 24-hour pH study. In patients with respiratory symptoms, additional measurement in the upper part of the esophagus is made to identify how much acid refluxes up into the mouth, pharynx and possibly into the windpipe, causing respiratory symptoms and damage to the lungs.
    • 48-Hour Esophageal pH testing with the Bravo capsule wireless system
  • Pharyngeal pH assessment In patients with respiratory symptoms, additional measurement in the pharynx is made to identify how much acid refluxes up into the mouth, pharynx and possibly into the windpipe, causing respiratory symptoms and damage to the lungs.
  • Upper endoscopy