A 22-year-old female asked:
Does constipation cause gerd/ acid reflux?
1 doctor answer • 6 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Nope: These are entirely separate problems. Neither causes the other.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
What is the difference between GERD and acid reflux?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 45 years experience
GERD: Stands for gastro esophageal reflux disease, gastric contents are almost always acidic, so gerd is basically the same as acid reflux. Treatment for this condition is reducing the amount of acid in the stomach, reducing the amount of the volume of reflux, reducing the amount of time there is reflux, or any two or all three. There are meds, mechanical means, and operations to accomplish them.
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Last updated Aug 18, 2019
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