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What are the symptoms of GERD in babies?

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Dr. Roy Benaroch
26 years experience in Pediatrics
Fussing, pain: All babies spit. What makes it "gerd" is symptoms of pain, fussing, weight loss, or other health problems caused by the spitting.
Answered on Nov 7, 2012

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