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A 37-year-old member asked:

Is gerd considered common during pregnancy?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: It is quite common to get gerd during pregnancy and or feel exacerbation of symptoms during pregnancy.
Dr. Loki Skylizard
Thoracic Surgery 21 years experience
Yes: Unfortunately, yes. Women commonly suffer from gerd during pregnancy. It is multi-factoral. However, you should discuss with your ob. He/she may be able to offer guidance to alleviate symptoms.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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