Even doctors get confused about reflux disease in babies

Posted by on May 2, 2016 12:26 pm
Categories: health

Clinical symptoms are only rarely validated by the gold-standard reflux test in babies, a new clinical study shows. Gastric reflux is common in infants because the band of muscle, or sphincter, that squeezes the top opening of the stomach shut, does not yet close at full strength, especially in premature babies. As a result, babies often have reflux and spit up after feeding.

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