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Medicines
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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…

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…

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…

Guides GP appointment
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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…

Definitions
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Swallowing Dysphagia is the medical term for swallowing difficulties. Some people with dysphagia have problems swallowing certain foods or liquids, while others…

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Gastroesophageal reflux monitoring: pH and impedance The armoury of tools available to diagnose GORD has become more sophisticated as new technologies and…

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