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Are there other, more serious problems that can be mistaken for gerd?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Yes

Heart disease can be confused with gerd as can stomach ulcers, gallbladder problems, esophageal and gastric cancers.
The cancers are much less common than the others though.

In brief: Yes

Heart disease can be confused with gerd as can stomach ulcers, gallbladder problems, esophageal and gastric cancers.
The cancers are much less common than the others though.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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Dr. You Sung Sang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Yes

I have seen heart attacks, pulmonary embolus mistaken for gerd.
Of course, esophageal cancer can be a mimicker too.

In brief: Yes

I have seen heart attacks, pulmonary embolus mistaken for gerd.
Of course, esophageal cancer can be a mimicker too.
Dr. You Sung Sang
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