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What is the difference between heartburn and gerd?

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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 gerd 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 gerd 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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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine

In brief: Its a symptom of GER

Heartburn is the most common symptom of gerd.
Other symptoms may include coughing or a sensation of a fullness or lump in the throat. Gerd is common, but can result in substantial loss of quality of life and even lead to an increased risk of esophageal cancer. These symptoms should be discussed with your doctor/gastroenterologist.

In brief: Its a symptom of GER

Heartburn is the most common symptom of gerd.
Other symptoms may include coughing or a sensation of a fullness or lump in the throat. Gerd is common, but can result in substantial loss of quality of life and even lead to an increased risk of esophageal cancer. These symptoms should be discussed with your doctor/gastroenterologist.
Dr. Howard Hack
Dr. Howard Hack
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