Posted by: Splats | 2007/03/12


Hi there
My doctor refered me to a gastroentorolgist as i have suffer from a sore throat every morning, this could be due to reflux. Medications have not worked, and I have started getting a pain in my chest behind the breast bone in teh morning and after eating, sometimes during eating. Today my throat had a numb sensation.
I have suffered from reflux all my life.
The gastroentorologist booked me for a gastroscopy this week.

The reason why I'm writing is I would like to now what to expect and if the recurrent sore throat could be caused by something else, rather than reflux?

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Dear Splats
I think it's wise to go for the gastroscopy - the symptoms seem to be related to reflux.
It is a bit uncomfortable but not painful at all!

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Posted by: Cornel | 2007/03/12

Just my opinion: but it sound as if you have a HIATUS HERNIA that is causing you trouble. If you have acid reflux for a long period, you can get CANCER in the long term! Good luck!

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