A 25-year-old male asked:
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severe uncontrolled gerd (acid reflux). can this cause stomach ulcers & internal bleeding?

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Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Different: these are two different disease processes. You can have reflux from excess acid but it is usually a mechanical problem at the junction of stomach and esophagus. Consider talking to a doctor and getting Egd
Answered on Apr 1, 2015
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