Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Allergists

For Physicians

For Allergists

As an allergist, recognizing the contribution of GERD to asthma, chronic cough, or even throat clearing is challenging. Endoscopy is not specific and only helpful if erosive disease is found. How can you tell if your patient has reflux or is still refluxing despite being on acid suppressive medication? The tests listed below may be useful to you in this regard. Our testing capability has improved dramatically and patients can now be studied on or off acid suppressive medications and with or without nasal catheters.