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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease includes:

  • Hiatal hernia
  • Esophagus inflammation
  • Gastroesophageal reflux is a common condition that often occurs without symptoms after meals. In some people, the reflux is related to a problem with the lower esophageal sphincter, a band of muscle fibers that usually closes off the esophagus from the stomach. If this sphincter doesn't close properly, food and liquid can move backward into the esophagus and may cause the symptoms

Other underlying conditions related to Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease:

Source: Diseases Database

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease as a complication:

Other conditions that might have Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease as a complication might be potential underlying conditions. The list of conditions listing Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease as a complication includes:

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease as a symptom:

Conditions listing Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease as a symptom may also be potential underlying conditions.

You may also want to research other symptoms in our Symptoms Center.

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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