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Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) (See Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Adults)
Defines gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Describes the causes, symptoms, and treatment—including surgery—for GERD.
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Enfermedad por reflujo gastroesofágico (GERD) (See Reflujo gastroesofágico (GER) y enfermedad por reflujo gastroesofágico (GERD) en adultos)
Define el reflujo gastroesofágico (GER) y la enfermedad por reflujo gastroesofágico (GERD). Describe las causas, los síntomas y el tratamiento (incluida la cirugía) para la GERD.
Versión PDF (341 KB) *

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Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Children and Adolescents
Describes gastroesophageal reflux in children and adolescents, including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
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Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Infants
Describes gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in infants, including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
PDF Version (475 KB) *

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GERD (from MedlinePlus)
Discusses gastroesophageal reflux disease. Covers diagnosis and treatment.

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Treatment Options for GERD or Acid Reflux Disease: A Review of the Research for Adults (from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
This summary describes GERD and explains research about types of treatment. It also talks about what research has found about the benefits and risks of each treatment.
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