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Glossary for Heartburn in pregnancy

Medical terms related to Heartburn in pregnancy or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acid Reflux in pregnancy: Acid Reflux in pregnancy is the movement of the acid contents of the stomach through the gastro-oesophageal sphincter up into the oesophagus, causing a burning, pain or discomfort in the chest, commonly known as heartburn.
  • Acute reflux-like regurgitation in pregnancy: Acute reflux-like regurgitation in pregnancy is the movement of the acid contents of the stomach through the gastro-oesophageal sphincter up into the oesophagus, causing a burning, pain or discomfort in the chest, commonly known as heartburn. The contents sometimes reach the mouth and may be swallowed or expelled.
  • Acute reflux-like symptoms in pregnancy: Acute reflux-like symptoms in pregnancy is the movement of the acid contents of the stomach through the gastro-oesophageal sphincter up into the oesophagus, causing a burning, pain or discomfort in the chest, commonly known as heartburn. The contents sometimes reach the mouth and may be swallowed or expelled.
  • Acute reflux-like vomiting in pregnancy: Acute reflux-like vomiting in pregnancy is the movement of the acid contents of the stomach through the gastro-oesophageal sphincter up into the oesophagus, causing a burning, pain or discomfort in the chest, commonly known as heartburn. The contents sometimes reach the mouth and may be swallowed or expelled.
  • Acute stomach ulcer-like symptoms in pregnancy: Acute stomach ulcer-like symptoms in pregnancy is the feeling of a burning, discomfort or nausea in the epigastric area. Pain may radiate from the epigastrium through to the back.
  • Aspirin -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Aspirin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Chest symptoms: Symptoms affecting the chest region.
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Esophagus symptoms: Symptoms affecting the esophagus (digestive throat passage)
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Female reproductive symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female reproductive organs.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Heart symptoms: Symptoms affecting the heart
  • Heartburn: Heartburn is a burning sensation experienced behind the breastbone in the upper chest due to regurgitation of stomach contents.
  • Heartburn after eating in pregnancy: Heartburn after eating in pregnancy is a burning, pain or discomfort in the chest caused by the movement of the acid contents of the stomach through the gastro-oesophageal sphincter up into the oesophagus.
  • Heartburn after exercise in pregnancy: Heartburn after exercise in pregnancy is a burning, pain or discomfort in the chest caused by the movement of the acid contents of the stomach through the gastro-oesophageal sphincter up into the oesophagus.
  • Hiatus hernia: is a protrusion of the upper part of the stomach into the thoracic cavity through a tear or weakness in the diaphragm, the most common type being sliding hiatus hernia
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Pregnancy-related conditions: Any condition that is related to or caused by pregnancy
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
  • Smoking: The smoking of cigarettes
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Women's health symptoms: Symptoms related to women's health.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Heartburn in pregnancy:

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