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How long does infant acid reflux last

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Symptoms: Acid reflux is actually part of every day life for all of us.Infants often peak in their symptoms around 3-5 mo and become less so as the begin to sit... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
All do some: Reflux vs reflux disease: all kids/adults reflux. Burp once & u just had a dry one. Infants all do and it seems to increase a bit and peak naturally a... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Spit up: Most often it's characterized by constant spit up. That is, not soon after feeding the infant will spit up. My son had this. We added some formula ... Read More
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Symptoms vary: Infants normally spit up some following ingestion of liquids. Severity of reflux is judged by volume, frequency and weight gain. Symptoms include fre... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Reflux: Most babies spit breast milk or formula at times. Babies with symptomatic reflux will often arch their backs and cry because of pain. If the reflux is... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Wheezing: sounds like chocking and wheezing as a matter of fact the acid injury can cause lung irritation and asthma
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Unlikely!: Nystagmus is unlikely to be caused by ranitidine. It could be congenital meaning present since birth or acquired later due to several causes. He nee... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Elevation will help her reflux. Rocking or movement might make it worse. If you are not noticing an increase in symptoms, there is no need to make cha... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. C. michael Bowman
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Timing of vomiting: Many children spit up, some a lot. The time after feeding is key for deciding if the stomach has delayed emptying. Infants should have an empty stoma... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Vomiting: Your baby may be vomiting injested amniotic fluid at the time of delivery. If condition persists consult your doctor.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
Gastroenterology 48 years experience
About the same: Ranitidine and Famotidine are h2 receptor antagonists, and their efficacy at reducing acid and relieving reflux symptoms are about the same. For more... Read More

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