Diagnosing the Disease

There are many tests doctors might order to diagnose your disorder, some tests may be ordered to rule out other problems.   Ask for an explanation of each test as methods can vary at different facilities.  These are some of the tests your doctor might order:

Upper GI tests:
Barium Esophagram

Esophageal Manometry
Upper Endoscopy
Gastric Emptying Scan
Motility Capsule Test

Lower GI tests
Colonoscopy

Anorectal Manometry
Balloon Expulsion Test
Defecography

The Cause
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