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10/21/2010
...Experiencing no breathing problems from the vomiting then your little one is what pediatricians call a “happy spitter” and no treatment is needed. Infant Reflux and GERD Reflux occurs when the contents of the stomach flow back up into the esophagus. When reflux is severe, it can progress to a more serious condition such as GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). GERD symptoms include heartburn, regurgitation of food or sour liquid, difficulty swallowing, coughing, wheezing and chest...
12/02/2016
...baby it doesn’t necessarily mean they have GERD, which is gastroesophageal reflux disease. If the reflux is persistent and happens more than twice a week, then it may be considered GERD, which can lead to more serious health problems for babies including failure to gain weight, bleeding, respiratory problems or esophagitis. GERD vs. EOE Symptoms. Some or all of the following symptoms may indicate your baby could have GERD: Vomiting or spitting up frequently Pain...
12/08/2009
...Does it seem like your baby spits up all the time? Do you have to constantly change their clothes (and yours) because they have trouble keeping formula or breastmilk down? If this sounds like your little one, you might be dealing with either GER or GERD. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) a more serious form of Gastroesophageal reflux (GER), which is very common. According to the National Institutes of Health, GER occurs when the...
8 Common Signs and Symptoms of a Cow Milk Allergy
05/07/2018
...spitting up may represent something more concerning like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or vomiting. It can lead to low or no weight gain. In infants, frequent reflux or vomiting can be related to CMA. Almost 50% of infants with reflux may be diagnosed with CMA. In those cases, taking cow milk out of the diet should help resolve reflux. Read more information on reflux and vomiting in infancy. (In one extreme allergic condition –Food Protein...
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
09/25/2017
Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is a condition typically caused by food allergies. (It is sometimes referred to as eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders or EGIDs). Eosinophilic esophagitis causes inflammation of the esophagus due to a build-up of eosinophils, a type of blood cell. Symptoms can be painful, and may include trouble swallowing, nausea, regurgitation, heartburn, abdominal or chest pain and weight loss. Read on to learn more about EoE and how Neocate can...
06/05/2012
...we know as reflux. This can lead to symptoms like heartburn, coughing, or hoarseness. When reflux occurs frequently and causes symptoms, this is known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD. Esophagitis refers to inflammation of the esophagus, which can be caused by reflux, infection, or an allergic response, such as the case for the condition Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Stay tuned for our next article in the Gut Series where we move on to the stomach! -Mallory...
02/17/2011
...We’ve talked about Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) before, and today we wanted to talk about dysphagia and aspiration, two things that can be associated with GERD. GERD Dysphagia refers to the inability of food and/or liquids to pass easily from the mouth, into the throat, through the esophagus and into to the stomach during the process of swallowing.[1] In more simple terms, it means “difficulty swallowing.” Many medical conditions can cause dysphagia but in...
...Patient History Jacob was only a month old, when he was hospitalized for vomiting and dehydration. An upper GI exam at the hospital revealed that he had gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and he was discharged with a prescription for Zantac. Despite the new prescription, Jacob continued to cry constantly and had horrible gas. Jacob’s parents barely got any sleep, and with both of them working, they were constantly exhausted and tense. “I hated seeing...
   
 
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