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What is Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) develops when stomach acid rushes back and forth into the tube linking the mouth to the stomach (esophagus). The lining of the esophagus can be irritated by the backwash (acid reflux).


Many people suffer from acid reflux on occasion. However, chronic acid reflux might lead to GERD if it occurs frequently.

Signs that can indicate GERD condition:



Causes that can lead to the condition:

Factors that can raise the likelihood of getting the disorder:

Consuming specific foods

Often drinking caffeinated beverages

Certain medications

Being overweight

Overeating

Cigarette smoking

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Drinking alcohol

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Complications of GERD conditions include:


Esophagitis:

Esophagitis is an irritation and inflammation of the lining of the esophagus that is caused by stomach acid.

Barrett’s esophagus:

Barrett's esophagus is a condition that happens to about 10% of people who have had GERD for a long time.

Strictures:

When the lining of the esophagus gets hurt, it can scar, which makes the esophagus smaller. Immediately undergo gastroesophageal reflux disease treatment to avoid severe complications.

Diagnosis of the GERD condition:

Treatment options for treating the GERD condition:

FAQ Questions? Answered!

GERD is harmful and won't go away by itself. GERD can inflame the esophagus, causing ulcers, strictures, and Barrett's esophagus, a precursor to esophageal cancer.
Yes, it's possible. Emotional stress can make the stomach acidic, worsening gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). People with GERD have a muscle called the lower esophageal sphincter that doesn't work right. This muscle is like a door between the stomach and the esophagus.
Lying down stops gravity from affecting digestion. When you lie down, gravity doesn't prevent bile and stomach acids from creating heartburn. This makes nighttime heartburn worse for many.
GERD causes a burning mouth. It might cause throat pain and swallowing difficulties. GERD can cause choking or a constricted throat. Speak to your specialist to understand the acid reflux surgery cost to take an informed decision.
Acidic stomach juices leak into the esophagus; a medical condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Minor cases of GERD can get better in less than a month, while moderate cases can take 6 to 12 weeks to get better.

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Our Department of Gastroenterology has treated over 20,000+ patients with acid reflux treatment over the last 47 years. Our highly experienced GERD specialists will ensure you receive the best acid reflux treatment in Coimbatore.

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