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My 12 year old daughter has GERD for three years but never got checked out. Her heart burn gotten worst is she in danger for esophogus cancer?

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In brief: No if treated

Gerd in children uncommon , but do occur will have same complications as adults , and harder to treat.
Cancer develops only if neglected allowed to develop barret's ulcer , all complications could be prevented with proper treatments of gerd s do not worry please follow the treatments recommended by her doctor(s) she will grow up to be a fine young lady. Good luck.

In brief: No if treated

Gerd in children uncommon , but do occur will have same complications as adults , and harder to treat.
Cancer develops only if neglected allowed to develop barret's ulcer , all complications could be prevented with proper treatments of gerd s do not worry please follow the treatments recommended by her doctor(s) she will grow up to be a fine young lady. Good luck.
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