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Has anyone had an esophageal manometry? Do you gag a lot?

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Dr. Andrew Gentry
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: You could

Most people tolerate the procedure without difficulty.
Sometimes a novacaine like medicine is given to help patients tolerate the tube. But there will be a foreign object sensation in the back of your throat. If you are able to suppress the sensation or urge to cough you will be fine. Good luck.

In brief: You could

Most people tolerate the procedure without difficulty.
Sometimes a novacaine like medicine is given to help patients tolerate the tube. But there will be a foreign object sensation in the back of your throat. If you are able to suppress the sensation or urge to cough you will be fine. Good luck.
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