GERD

Your esophagus is the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) happens when a muscle at the end of your esophagus does not close properly. This allows stomach contents to leak back, or reflux, into the esophagus and irritate it.

You may feel a burning in the chest or throat called heartburn. Sometimes, you can taste stomach fluid in the back of the mouth. If you have these symptoms more than twice a week, you may have GERD. You can also have GERD without having heartburn. Your symptoms could include a dry cough, asthma symptoms, or trouble swallowing.

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  1. GERD (National Library of Medicine)  
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  2. Reflux in Infants (National Library of Medicine)  
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  3. Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) occurs when the stomach contents leak backwards from the stomach into the esophagus (the tube ... GER can irritate the esophagus and cause heartburn. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a long-lasting problem where ...
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  5. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition in which the stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into ... into the esophagus. This is called reflux or gastroesophageal reflux. Reflux may cause symptoms. Harsh stomach acids can ...
  6. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition in which the stomach contents leak backwards from the stomach into ... Abdul-Hussein M, Castell DO. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). ... 2021 . Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier 2021:213-216. Falk GW, Katzka ...
  7. Gastroesophageal reflux occurs when stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the esophagus. This causes " spitting up " ... leak back into the esophagus. This is called gastroesophageal reflux. A small amount of gastroesophageal reflux is normal ...
  8. You had surgery to treat your gastroesophageal reflux disease ( GERD ). GERD is a condition that causes food or liquid to come up from your stomach into your esophagus (the tube ...
  9. ... used to: Relieve symptoms of acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This is a condition where food ... MF. Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013;108(3):308- ...
  10. You have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This condition causes food or stomach acid to come back into your esophagus from your stomach. ...
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