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Esophageal pH Test

This post isn’t really about Crohn’s, but I figured I’d write about it anyway, because it is digestive system related.

I’ve had a cough since about June 2013, so nearly two years. This cough happened nearly every day after I ate, especially in the morning. The cough improved after about a year, when I stopped drinking Crystal Light. It’s still around now, but much less severe. I’ve had a bunch of x-rays and breathing tests, and everything so far says I’m fine. My doctors seem to think it’s most likely acid reflux, and that’s what the esophageal pH test will tell us. I was on Prevacid for a while, and it seemed to help at first, but it never made it go away completely.

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