A 17-year-old male asked:
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what are some of the bad causes of severe gerd (acid reflux) in teens?!

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Dr. DAVID MALETZKY
49 years experience General Practice
TYPES OF FOOD YOU AR: Maybe due to excessive amounts acidic or spicey foods.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Cough: The acid rolls over from your esophagus into your trachea which is the main tube into your lungs thus causing you to cough

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