oesophageal reflux


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Noun1.oesophageal reflux - reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus
reflux - an abnormal backward flow of body fluids
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Mum Vicky, 39, of Pentre Broughton, Wrexham, says her daughter had had gastro oesophageal reflux, became "reliant" on getting food through her nasal tube but now shuns food by mouth.
A person experiencing a burning sensation and pain in his chest could have oesophageal reflux or a more serious heart-related condition.
But anyone suffering more than twice a week could have Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disorder, or GORD, where the lining of the oesophagus becomes damaged by excess acid exposure.