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About acid reflux

La acidez gástrica frecuente a menudo es causada por la enfermedad por reflujo gastroesofágico (ERGE). En personas con ERGE, el contenido del estómago regresa al esófago.

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Symptoms of a failed GERD procedure

 
Sometimes, an initially successful surgery to relieve symptoms of GERD can fail for a variety of reasons. A failed GERD procedure can cause serious symptoms and should be evaluated by a gastroenterologist with experience in GERD revision procedures.
  • Acidez estomacal grave y recurrente
  • Tos frecuente y asfixia
  • Neumonía
  • Asma
  • Cambios de voz
  • Infecciones nasales recurrentes

Reflujo ácido y tratamiento de ERGE

 
 

In many cases, symptoms of GERD can be relieved through home remedies, like diet and lifestyle changes, as well as quitting smoking, avoiding overeating, losing weight and decreasing alcohol intake. GERD is also treated with prescription medications or sometimes surgery, depending on its severity. We'll help decide which—from diet modification and medication therapy to surgery—is best for you.

Treatment plans for patients will be determined by their care team based on age, medical history, type of GERD and personal preferences. Options for GERD treatment may include:

Specialized centers

Baylor Scott & White Health's specialized centers can help pinpoint digestive disease causes and get you started on a path of optimal digestive health.​

  • Heartburn and Acid Reflux Center​
  • The Endoscopy Center

Heartburn and Acid Reflux Center​

At the Heartburn and Acid Reflux Center​ at Baylor Scott & White Clinic – Round Rock 302 University, we've developed a comprehensive approach for the diagnosis and treatment of acid reflux, combining highly skilled physicians and the latest technology to provide effective solutions.​

The Endoscopy Center

The Endoscopy Center at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, features gastroenterologists, interventional endoscopists, laryngologists, esophageal surgeons and thoracic surgeons on the Baylor University Medical Center staff who have focused expertise in diagnosing and treating disorders of the esophagus, including symptoms of acid reflux disease, Barrett’s esophagus and difficulty swallowing disorders.

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