Health Tip: Does Your Baby Have GERD?07/06/11
(HealthDay News) -- Adults, children and even infants can have
gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
The Nemours Foundation mentions these common warning signs of
GERD in infants:
- Frequent vomiting, particularly after a feeding.
- Wheezing or choking if reflux gets into the lungs or
- Wet hiccups or burps.
- Spitting up that persists beyond the age of 1 year.
- Fussiness or crying after feeding.
- Eating small amounts.
- Lack of weight gain.
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