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A 24-year-old female asked:

What are symptoms of acid reflux in babies?is it hereditary?

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Dr. Linda Gromko
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Talk with your doc.: If a young baby cries as if in pain after eating - or if she cries in pain when you put her down, she may be having reflux. In reflux, food (i.e., breast milk or formula) sloshes up from the stomach into the esophagus. But it can be hard to know. So do talk with your baby's health care provider. In the meantime, hold her upright (sitting up or inclined) after eating and see if this helps.
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A 21-year-old member asked:

Hi, what are symptoms of acid reflux?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Many symptoms: Symptoms of acid reflux include heart burn, chest pain, shortness of breath, abdominal pain, acid taste in the mouth, nausea, vomiting and others. See your doctor if you are experiencing any of these symptoms to confirm the diagnosis and to give you a treatment plan.
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A 18-year-old member asked:

What is acid reflux and what are symptoms of it?

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Dr. MM Faroqi
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Acid reflux: Acid reflux is unwanted acid spilling in esophagus. It is caused by excessive acid secretion, hiatal hernia , medication and abnormal anatomy. Patient complains of belching , burping, burning sensation in chest after meals. Over the counter antacid medication should help.
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A 30-year-old member asked:

Symptoms of an acid reflux?

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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics 23 years experience
Heartburn: Commonly known as heartburn, acid reflux can cause burning in the esophagus and a sour tasted in the back of the throat. If left untreated it can cause scarring of the esophagus.
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