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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a condition in which the acidic content of the stomach backs up into the esophagus, located behind the sternum, causing a burning sensation that can spread to the throat.

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Gastroesophageal reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), more commonly known as acid reflux, includes heartburn and the backflow of stomach acid into the esophagus (the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach).
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