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what is best and most accurate test to ask gastrologist to test you for lpr other then walking around public with tube in nose from ph probe?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Anti reflux surgery: Gerd can be managed well with medications and diet manipulations. Avoiding alcohol and nicotine will help reduce your reflux. The decision to proceed to surgery is made over time, usually after medical therapies have been used, and egd/manometry studies show progression of damage to lower esophagus like Barretts. Okay to ask for surgery referral to get details on your case. Be well
Answered on May 18, 2017

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