Fast Five Quiz: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

B.S. Anand, MD


July 29, 2021

The presence of certain "alarm symptoms" should prompt further investigation because patients with these symptoms are more likely to have peptic strictures or esophagitis. Alarm symptoms include the following:

  • Dysphagia

  • Odynophagia

  • Hematemesis

  • Weight loss

  • Anemia

Read more about serious complications of GERD.


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