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How much time does acid reflux last?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Minutes to years: "Los Angeles classification" is the most widely used system to describe endoscopic appearance of reflux esophagitis &grade its severity. Reflux can be episodic, progressive & recurrent, as well as atypical (laryngopharygneal reflux), even silent. Both acid & nonacid material can variably reflux.

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I have acid reflux. How much time should I wait between meals?

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Individual guidance: Acid reflux can be partially managed by smaller, more frequent meals. One can also wait for the meal to pass through the stomach, but this timing varies wildly between different people.
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How long does acid reflux last?

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It depends: You can have a single episode of esophageal reflux or it can be a lifelong disease.

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