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What is the difference between heartburn and acid reflux disease?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Symptom/disease

Heartburn is a symptom often caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd).
Not everyone with gerd has heartburn and not everyone complaining of heartburn has gerd as the cause.

In brief: Symptom/disease

Heartburn is a symptom often caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd).
Not everyone with gerd has heartburn and not everyone complaining of heartburn has gerd as the cause.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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Dr. You Sung Sang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Really the same

Some doctors may call more regular episodes of heartburn acid reflux disease i.
e. Daily as opposed to episodic heartburn that you get from eating too much pizza.

In brief: Really the same

Some doctors may call more regular episodes of heartburn acid reflux disease i.
e. Daily as opposed to episodic heartburn that you get from eating too much pizza.
Dr. You Sung Sang
Dr. You Sung Sang
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