Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) symptoms
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Symptoms could include:

  • Heartburn typically occurs when contents from the stomach back up into the esophagus. This causes a burning sensation in the chest and a bitter taste in the throat or mouth. Heartburn may be prevented by avoiding foods and activities that cause it...
  • Chest pain is one of the most common reasons that people ages 15 and older visit the emergency room in the U.S. Chest pain varies from person to person. It may feel like a sharp, stabbing pain or a dull ache. While chest pain may be a sign of a se...
  • Abdominal point tenderness (abdominal tenderness) is pain that occurs when the abdomen is pressed in a specific area. This is generally a sign of inflammation or other acute processes in one or more organs.
  • Anorexia is the abnormal loss of appetite for food. It can be a symptom of diseases such as cancer, AIDS, and some neurological conditions.
  • The color of vomited blood varies depending on the amount of time the blood has been in the gastrointestinal system. If there is a delay in vomiting, blood will appear dark red, brown or black and precipitated blood clots produce the appearance of coffee ground like material.
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Coffee ground vomitus is vomit that looks like, and has the consistency of coffee grounds. It is usually the result of upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding.
  • Depersonalization is a feeling of disconnection from one's identity. People feel like they have no control of their own thoughts and actions.
  • Dysphagia is the inability to swallow foods or liquids with ease. People who have a hard time swallowing may choke on their food or liquid when trying to swallow.
  • Each trimester is marked by a baby's growth and by body changes in the mother.
  • Motion sickness is a sensation of wooziness that usually occurs when someone is traveling by car, boat, plane, or train. It can cause an upset stomach, nausea, cold sweats, dizziness, and headache.
  • Lightheadedness is feeling as if you might faint. Your body may feel heavy while your head feels as if it is not getting enough blood.
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