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Pyloric stenosis happens when the muscle below the stomach is thick and tight. Food cannot pass easily from the stomach to…

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A Gastroesophageal Reflux Study (Gastric Emptying Study) is a diagnostic imaging procedure that measures the time it takes the stomach to…

Definitions Autism and reflux
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A technique of visualising the inside of the airways for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. The patient usually undergoes a general anaesthetic.…

Definitions Infant Gaviscon
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A nuclear medicine imaging test was used to confirm that children with respiratory problems may be more likely to develop gastroesophageal…

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Parents and guardians can contribute to the success of this test and are often invited to participate. The 24-hour pH probe study…

Allergy & Intolerance
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Probiotics are microorganisms such as bacteria or yeast that are believed to improve health. They are available in supplements and foods. The…

Feeding
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Acid is produced naturally in the stomach to help digest food and to kill bacteria. This acid is an irritant, so…

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Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), in common use for treating gastric reflux symptoms in babies, are unnecessary and ineffective in this age…

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