Does redness in the throat always indicate reflux?

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kevinla
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   Posted 10/15/2012 9:37 AM (GMT -6)   
I had an endoscopy of my throat. The doctor said it was due to acid reflux.

Is it 100% certain that redness in the throat is due to reflux?

The reason I am asking is, I have a feeling that I have a nerve related problem,
laryngeal sensory neuropathy.

The only symptom that does not add up is the redness in the throat.

NoDoubtLove
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   Posted 10/15/2012 9:39 AM (GMT -6)   
did they actually see reflux when they did the endoscopy?

kevinla
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   Posted 10/15/2012 9:44 AM (GMT -6)   
NoDoubtLove said...
did they actually see reflux when they did the endoscopy?


Negative.

I actually had another throat endoscopy a few months later and he didn't think it was unusually red.

Then again, the doctor said he doesn't really look for redness when he performs the endoscopy.
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