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Will my breathing be interfered with during esophageal manometry?
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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No except....
Many people are anxious during the test and the tube generally goes into the nose so you may sense faster breathing and feel congested.
However, just like an upper endoscopy, the tube goes into the esophagus and does not pass into the trachea so breathing is unaffected.

In brief: No except....
Many people are anxious during the test and the tube generally goes into the nose so you may sense faster breathing and feel congested.
However, just like an upper endoscopy, the tube goes into the esophagus and does not pass into the trachea so breathing is unaffected.
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Not much
Very little effect.

In brief: Not much
Very little effect.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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