What does GERD stand for in medical terms?

What does it mean when hospitals, doctors, or medical documents are referring to GERD?

GERD stands for:

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is a problem that happens when stomach contents leak back into your gullet.

Note that sometimes abbreviations and acronyms have several meanings. GERD may mean something different in your context.

If you have any questions or concerns about anything regarding your health and treatment, you should talk to your doctor.

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