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GERD FAQs

Frequently asked questions about gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

What is GERD?
Explanation of what gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is.

What are the most common prescription medications used to treat GERD?
Learn what the most commonly prescribed medications for GERD are.

Can antacids and other over-the-counter remedies help ease hearburn?
How effective are antacids and other over the counter remedies for heartburn?

Is there a cure for GERD?
There are plenty of ads that promise a cure for GERD, but can it really be cured?

What are the long-term complications of GERD?
There can be several complications of long-term GERD. Learn what these are.

How is GERD treated?
Learn how GERD is treated.

Can children get GERD?
Learn if children can have GERD, and what the symptoms can be.

What causes GERD?
Learn the causes of GERD.

What are the symptoms of GERD?
Learn what the symptoms of GERD are.

What should I do if I think I have Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease?
Learn what symptoms should prompt you to see your doctor.

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