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President Obama whisked to hospital by motorcade and given a CAT scan for ‘persistent sore throat’ he’s been suffering for weeks

By Sophie Jane Evans for MailOnline and Associated Press 20:51 GMT 06 Dec 2014, updated 12:46 GMT 07 Dec 2014
President Barack Obama underwent fiber optic exam Saturday morning
Then referred to military hospital in Maryland for CAT scan in afternoon
Results of two tests show president has acid reflux, physician has said
Condition is caused when the contents of the stomach flow back up the esophagus, often leading to severe heartburn and nausea after eating

White House has stressed hospital visit was not urgent medical matter
Obama, 53, had a physical exam in May; was said to be in good health

President Barack Obama’s persistent sore throat – which saw him whisked to a military hospital by motorcade for a CAT scan on Saturday – was caused by acid reflux, the White House has said.

Obama, 53, reportedly underwent a fiber optic exam by an ear, nose and throat specialist at the Washington residence on Saturday morning after complaining of a sore throat for two weeks.

He was then driven via motorcade to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, where a CAT scan was performed. The results came back normal, it is said.

Now, Obama’s physician Dr Ronny Jackson, director of the White House Medical Unit, has revealed that the exams’ combined results show that the president is suffering from acid reflux.

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