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How to Prepare for Esophageal Manometry in NJ

Esophageal Manometry measures the pressures and the pattern of muscle contractions in your esophagus. If your physician at DHC determines that this procedure is right for you, there are certain steps you will need to take to ensure that accurate results can be achieved.

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Preparation Instructions for Esophageal Manometry

Please abide by the following instructions before your Esophageal Manometry at DHC. Our physicians would be happy to answer any questions you may have before the procedure. Patients can drive themselves home without assistance after the procedure. 

  • Tell your physician in advance about all medications you are currently taking and any allergies you may have to medications, latex, etc.
  • Do not eat or drink anything after midnight the evening before your procedure.
  • You may brush your teeth and use mouthwash the morning of your procedure, but do not swallow any water.

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Hillsborough, NJ 08844

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Somerville, NJ 08876

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Warren, NJ 07059

Recent Blogs

Learn more about all things digestive health and wellness by checking out our recent gastroenterology blogs.

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Esophageal Manometry at Digestive Healthcare Center

If your physician at Digestive Healthcare Center determines that an Esophageal Manometry is needed to determine the cause of uncomfortable symptoms, we will make sure that you fully understand how to prepare for the procedure. To learn more about the tests and procedures we offer or to schedule an appointment at one of our three gastroenterology centers in NJ, please contact us today.

 

About Telemedicine Visits

We are proud to offer telemedicine care to patients throughout NJ, allowing patients to consult with one of our expert gastroenterologists via a two-way video call. Setting up and completing a telemedicine visit is extremely simple, and all you need to do to get started is give one of our offices a call or contact us by filling out a form.