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    Pediatric GERD Symptoms - part 1
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    queenofbarf posted:
    Signs and symptoms of pediatric GERD may include*:

    [br> ? Pain - irritability, constant or sudden crying, "colic", back arching, abdominal pain above the belly button, chest pain, heartburn or burning sensation in the esophagus. (Rare - pain migrating to the shoulder/shoulder blade)
    ? Vomiting - frequent spitting-up or vomiting, frequent wet/sour burps, wet hiccups, food coming part way up more than an hour after eating, spitting-up after six months of age. With ?invisible? or ?silent reflux? the food goes back down, not out of the mouth. (Rare - nausea, projectile vomiting)
    ? Eating - extreme pickiness about foods or textures, food intolerances, refusing food, eating only a few bites despite hunger, eating only when sleepy, gagging, choking, poor weight gain, weight loss. (Rare - excessive weight gain from ?comfort feeding.?)

    continued in part 2
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