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Date Joined May 2010
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   Posted 2/8/2011 11:20 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi guys! tongue
How are you?
I am still ill and I will have a motility test and and a 24 impedence  ph meter on 17 week!!!I am so scared...brrr...
I kindly invite you to register to my GERD group on Facebook if you want...I'll give you the link:
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   Posted 2/8/2011 11:31 AM (GMT -6)   
I checked you Facebook and discovered it is in Italian...............sorry but I cannot read Italian but perhaps other members can.
Sorry to read you are still having issues.
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Date Joined May 2010
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   Posted 2/8/2011 12:11 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes...I will have these exams on 17 are they??I'm very very scared!!!!:(

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Date Joined Jul 2010
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   Posted 2/8/2011 1:45 PM (GMT -6)   
Candybia - Even though I can't really speak Italian, google translate does an ok job :-)
I have had Manometry test done, It's not the nicest thing but not as bad as people make out, you will be fine.

I would like to ask if you have looked into the LINX device/magnetic ring that prof bonavina has used. Are you considering it? I have been offered the device and am looking for as much info as possible. Anything that you can advise me on that I may have missed on an italian site would be a great help to me.

Anything I can help you with just ask.



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   Posted 2/8/2011 8:56 PM (GMT -6)   
They are all very easy to do. Ask for the endoscopy to be done under sedation. You get to sleep through it.
The only one I didn't like is the manometry (motility study). A tube goes down your throat through the nose to your stomach. While the computer read the pressure of your esophagus you drink water. I kept gagging while they put it inside. :(
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