A 33-year-old member asked:
How can i know difference between acid reflux and bile reflux?
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Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Esophageal test: the only way is with an esophageal ph study with impedance. It is a very specialized test. usually an anti-acid will help symptoms of acid reflux but not those from bile reflux.
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Last updated Jul 22, 2014
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