24 hour ph study

Hi everyone. As of right now I only need one more test before my lung and liver team present my case to the transplant committee. It's the ph study, you know, the one where they shove a tube up your nose and down your throat to measure your acid reflux. Anyway, I tried it outpatient last week and couldn't stand it. I was in so much pain and throwing up every time I coughed so I ended up taking it out 7 hours in. They want me to try it again on Monday, I'm in the hospital for an exacerbation right now so they say they can give me better stuff to help my throat from being so sore and to calm down my gag reflex. I was just curious how many others have had to do this test, and if you did are there any tips you can give me on how to make it through a whole day??
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