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Complications Arising from Acid Reflux

Acid Reflux or Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition in which the liquid content of the stomach backs up or refluxes into the esophagus. The liquid can inflame and damage the lining of the esophagus. This regurgitated liquid mainly contains acid and pepsin, both being produced by the stomach. It may also contain bile. Amongst all the contents of the liquid, acid is the most harmful. Once GERD starts, it stays for life-long. GERD is a chronic condition and the treatment has to continue indefinitely. The […]

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