'Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), the ring of muscle between the esophagus and stomach. Many people, including pregnant women, suffer from heartburn or acid indigestion caused by GERD

How do you know its GERD and not IBS?

How do you know its GERD and not IBS?

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Ali Miller
I have both

Rhonda Devlyn
I also have both but personally my GERD doesn't give me stomach cramps and have me running for the toilet.

Kathryn Wilkinson
Gerd- upper gi hence gastro esophageal reflux disease

Ibs- lower GI hence irritate bowel syndrome...Lihat Lainnya

April French Leavitt
Ummm two TOTALLY DIFFERENT THINGS

Suzanne Whitfield
I have both x

Mary Essenburg
I've been told I have ibs also, but my digestion problems seem to have been caused by acid reducing meds. IBS wouldn't cause the throat and chest burning symptoms.

Michele Pratt
See a gi doctor for proper diagnosis. It's the only way to know for sure.

Alecia Juvatopolos
I have both :( GERD us the upper end, IBS is the lower.

Anita Cooke
I disagree I get chronic debilitating lower abdominal pain with my gerd and I have colitis I had the Nissan fundlapacation op back in 2014 had this pain before all the time before the op never had it while my acid reflux symptoms were gone and the op was working now my acid reflux symptoms are back and so is the lower stomach pain around my belly button defo not a colitis pain even tho its sounds as if it is as your bowles are in that area but Ican assure you it's acid reflux pain

Karen Chambers Isham
I have both, mine are related

Lynne Bowers Pennypacker
I have both, too. One is upper GI and he other is lower GI

Susan Payne
Different ends of the tube

Mridu Kaushal Sharma
I have both

Khalid Munir
Both are connected...i first got ibs and then later gerd...To me Healing guts must be the first priority

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