What are the diagnostic considerations for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in pregnant patients?

Updated: May 23, 2019
  • Author: Marco G Patti, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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The clinical presentation of GERD in pregnant women is similar to that for the general population. Heartburn and regurgitation are the cardinal symptoms. The diagnostic evaluation consists of a thorough history and physical examination.


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