Does gastroesophageal reflux (GER) increase the risk of recurrent croup symptoms?

Updated: Oct 18, 2018
  • Author: Germaine L Defendi, MD, MS, FAAP; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Another diagnostic consideration for patients with recurrent croup symptoms is gastroesophageal reflux (GER). Studies of children presenting with recurrent croup have reported relief of their respiratory symptoms when treated for reflux. [13]


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