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12 Mar 2007

Gastroscopy
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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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Splats
I think it's wise to go for the gastroscopy - the symptoms seem to be related to reflux.
see http://www.gihealth.com/html/test/gastroscopy.html
It is a bit uncomfortable but not painful at all!
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