Reflux is the regurgitation of stomach contents into the mouth (acid reflux), usually along with a particular type of epigastric chest pain (behind the breastbone) called heartburn. Symptoms include acid in the mouth, regurgitation of acid or food, bad taste in mouth, and also heartburn (chest pain behind the breastbone)
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Acid Reflux: A condition in which contents from the stomach come back up into the esophagus and is often accompanied by a painful sensation behind the breast bone called "heartburn."
...Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1
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Symptoms of Reflux
Check if you have acid reflux The main symptoms of acid reflux are:
- heartburn - a burning sensation in the middle of your chest
- an unpleasant sour taste in your mouth, caused by stomach acid
You may also have:
- a cough ...
Causes of Reflux
Causes of heartburn and acid reflux Lots of people get heartburn from time to time. There's often no obvious reason why. Sometimes it's caused or made worse by:More Causes of Reflux »
Causes List for Reflux
Some possible causes of Reflux or similar disorders may include:2
- ATR-X syndrome (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)
- Achondroplasia, Severe, With Developmental Delay And Acanthosis Nigricans (Gastroesophageal reflux)
- Adiposis dolorosa (GERD, gastroesophageal reflux)
- Agenesis of the corpus callosum and congenital lymphedema ...
Types of Reflux
Some types of this condition may include:3 Types of Reflux:More Types of Reflux »
- eat smaller, more frequent meals
- raise one end of your bed 10 to 20cm by putting something under your bed or ...
Names and Terminology
- Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ cegir/ Learn-More/ Glossary
- Source: Algorithmically Generated List
- Source: NCI Thesaurus
- Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ digestive-diseases/ acid-reflux-ger-gerd-adults/ all-content
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