What are the typical symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?

Updated: May 23, 2019
  • Author: Marco G Patti, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

Typical esophageal symptoms include the following:

  • Heartburn

  • Regurgitation

  • Dysphagia

Abnormal reflux can cause atypical (extraesophageal) symptoms, such as the following:

  • Coughing and/or wheezing

  • Hoarseness, sore throat

  • Otitis media

  • Noncardiac chest pain

  • Enamel erosion or other dental manifestations


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