Digestive Topics : pH Probe Study
pH Probe Study
A pH probe study is a test that measures if acid is coming up from the stomach into the esophagus. The test is used when the doctor suspects the patient has gastro esophageal reflux (GERD) or to determine how effective the treatment is. To learn more about when pH probe study is used and what to expect before and after the test, download the GIKids Fact Sheet on pH Probe Study.
IMPORTANT REMINDER: This information from the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) is intended only to provide general information and not as a definitive basis for diagnosis or treatment in any particular case. It is very important that you consult your doctor about your specific condition.