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How can silent reflux be dignosed in adults ? Which medical tests do I need pls?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: EGD

Your gold standard test in this regard would be the EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy) in which a GI doctor puts a camera down your throat while you're under sedation and looks for things like hiatal hernia (causes reflux), ulcers, gastritis and duodenitis.
Reflux (esophagitis) doesn't have to burn to cause damage to the esophagus.

In brief: EGD

Your gold standard test in this regard would be the EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy) in which a GI doctor puts a camera down your throat while you're under sedation and looks for things like hiatal hernia (causes reflux), ulcers, gastritis and duodenitis.
Reflux (esophagitis) doesn't have to burn to cause damage to the esophagus.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Let mehelp

The term laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr) refers to the backflow of food or stomach acid all of the way back up into the larynx ( or the pharynx lpr can occur during the day or night, even if a person who has lpr hasn't eaten a thing.
The two most common tests for lpr are ph monitoring, also called ph-metry, and a barium swallow.

In brief: Let mehelp

The term laryngopharyngeal reflux (lpr) refers to the backflow of food or stomach acid all of the way back up into the larynx ( or the pharynx lpr can occur during the day or night, even if a person who has lpr hasn't eaten a thing.
The two most common tests for lpr are ph monitoring, also called ph-metry, and a barium swallow.
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