As with many conditions, symptoms can be vague or hard for patients to explain, so diagnosis may take more than one step. It is also critical to be sure that GERD is truly the cause of symptoms and not something more serious.
GERD symptoms can mirror those of other digestive disorders and the pain can be hard to accurately describe. That’s why it is important to consult a doctor for a diagnosis. Depending on how your symptoms display themselves, our gastroenterologists may recommend any of the following diagnostic options to help them determine the extent of any damage and the best treatment for you: