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Gastric Reflux

Gastric Reflux: Introduction

Gastric Reflux: Condition where relaxation of the sphincter at the bottom of the oesophagus allows acidic stomach contents to enter the oesophagus, causing irritation (See also Gastro-oesophageal Reflex Disease (GORD)). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Gastric Reflux is available below.

Symptoms of Gastric Reflux

Treatments for Gastric Reflux

  • Antacid preparations
  • Medications to reduce stomach acid production eg H2 receptor antagonists (ranitidine) or proton pump inhibitors (omeprazole)
  • Infant GERD treatments
  • Burping after breastfeeding
  • Upright position after breastfeeding
  • more treatments...»

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Gastric Reflux: Deaths

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Gastric Reflux: Complications

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Causes of Gastric Reflux

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Disease Topics Related To Gastric Reflux

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Gastric Reflux: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Gastric Reflux

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, whereas...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of "good"...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Gastric Reflux

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Gastric Reflux: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Gastric Reflux

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Gastric Reflux: Broader Related Topics

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