Re: White patches in throat?
My doctor had a throat culture done and it was negative for strep, etc...
That was back before we realized my throat symptoms were caused by reflux.
At first we thought I might have had a virus or something because of the
bad taste in the back of my throat, the sour post-nasal drip and the
tightness in my throat. Since then, all the rest of my symptoms have
been attributed to the reflux (endoscopy showed that I have a small
hiatal hernia). I have an appointment with a reflux specialist at
Stanford in a month. I'll ask her about it. I just sort of thought this
might be a common symptom of reflux into the throat, but I guess not.
I had an ulcer back there briefly and I'm pretty sure that was due to