A 47-year-old member asked:
what to do if i have been diagnosed with gerd.why don't i get heartburn?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Dean Giannone answered
24 years experience Internal Medicine
GERD.: Not all reflux hurts. A more acidic refluxate would hurt, but a refluxate with less of an acidic component wouldn't hurt. The problem is that non-acidic reflux can still damage the esophagus and must therefore be identified.
Answered on Jan 11, 2015
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