Acid Reflux Disease (GERD) (cont.)
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Acid Reflux (GERD) Prognosis
Reflux disease (GERD) is treatable, but relapses are common, especially if you do not change your lifestyle.
Complications of acid reflux can include any of the following. Most of these are rare, but GERD can be the first step toward any of them. The best treatment for any of these is prevention.
Acid Reflux (GERD) Pictures
Heartburn occurs when stomach acid backs up into the esophagus.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/28/2014
P John Simic, MD
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