I recently had two test. One was a test to test the strength of eshophogus and LES.
Other was the bravo capsule test. The capsule was placed into my esophogus, which wasnt too bad just a lot of gagging.
However once the capsule was placed in it was very painfull. I had it done one morning and by that afternoon i was in so much pain i could hardly breath. The capsule felt like there were pins and knifes my esophogus. I called the nurse on duty and she stated to go have it xray. I did and it looked like it was in place ok.
the next day it felt better however still painful and still coulnt eat anything. By the third day I started eating some but by then the test and moniter was over.
Dr. called back today stateing there were no readings of any reflux. Of course i had no feeling of reflux during the test because it hurt too bad to eat. Sort of a wasted test I think and way too painfull.
This capsule is still in my esophgus and is anoying. Anyone had this test before? what did you feel like? any issues haveing the capsule fall off? how long? thanks.