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What are the symptoms of heartburn?
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Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Varies as to age
In an infant heartburn might manifest itself solely as discomfort, a fussy baby.
Or there may be neck turning or back arching which actually are mechanisms for reducing reflux. These symptoms may are may not be associated with vomiting. The older the child the more specific the complaints are usually upper abdominal pain and/or burning worse 1/2 -1 hour after eating.

In brief: Varies as to age
In an infant heartburn might manifest itself solely as discomfort, a fussy baby.
Or there may be neck turning or back arching which actually are mechanisms for reducing reflux. These symptoms may are may not be associated with vomiting. The older the child the more specific the complaints are usually upper abdominal pain and/or burning worse 1/2 -1 hour after eating.
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine
In brief: The symptoms of Heartburn include:
In brief: The symptoms of Heartburn include:
Chest burning, Bitter taste.
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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In brief: Vomiting
Reflux usually produces vomiting with extreme irritabilty often there is arching of back or neck posturing poor weight gain would be another sign of reflux with heartburn.

In brief: Vomiting
Reflux usually produces vomiting with extreme irritabilty often there is arching of back or neck posturing poor weight gain would be another sign of reflux with heartburn.
Dr. Richard Rissmiller
Dr. Richard Rissmiller
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