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.
What does GI stand for in medical terms?
Here is the next medical term on our list that you can check out.
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