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Gastroesophageal Reflux in Children and Adolescents

Gastroesophageal reflux occurs when stomach contents reflux, or back up, into the esophagus during or after a meal. GER often begins in infancy, but only a small number of infants continue to have GER as older children. This article discusses the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of GER in children.

Topics: Fact Sheet, GER, GERD, Heartburn, Nausea, vomiting, Tests, upper GI tract
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