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A 46-year-old male asked:

12 months of oral soft tissue ache (back mouth roof) oesophagus burn/constipation & gas. some excess saliva. bloods ok, h-pylori is neg. worse in morn. i'm slim & fit, 46 yrs. gp has no idea. candida?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Endoscopy?: That would diagnose reflux, esophagitis (candida or otherwise), non-h.Pylori gastritis, and other possible problems.
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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Mouth pain: Candidate usually shows white patch in the mouth. Could be a reflux disease. Upper endoscopy can sometimes give clues. The other test they could do is esophageal ph monitoring.
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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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