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Gastroesophageal reflux in infants
While gastroesophageal reflux (GER) occurs in almost all infants, what is an important feature of gastroesophageal disease (GERD) in infants that is not observed in GER?
Gastric contents move into the esophagus
Symptoms resolve spontaneously
Treatment is to reassure caregivers that symptoms will subside
Complications can include esophagitis, respiratory symptoms, or impaired growth
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