Effortless regurgitation of gastric contents; occurs physiologically, with episodes typically brief and asymptomatic
Divided into physiologic and pathologic processes:
Some degree of p...
General symptoms of GERD:
Vomiting or regurgitation
Food refusal or prolonged feeding
Parental reassurance and education, especially in otherwise healthy infants with physiologic ...
Baird DC, Harker DJ, Karmes AS. Diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux in infants and children. Am Fam Physician. 2015;92(8):705–714. [View Abstract on OvidInsight...
K21.9 Gastro-esophageal reflux disease without esophagitis
K21.0 Gastro-esophageal reflux disease with esophagitis
P78.83 Newborn esophageal reflux
Q: How long will my baby suffer with GERD?
A: Most infant reflux resolves by 9 to 12 months of age, but symptoms may persist up to 24 months. If GERD continues after 2 to 3 years, it is more likely...
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