Reflux disease

July 17, 2021 by Dr Arun Bhardwaj0
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Reflux disease:
Reflux disorder or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is a digestive disorder that occurs when acidic stomach juices flow back from the stomach into the esophagus.
People likely to suffer:
It is noticed in the person of every age from infants to older adults.
This acid reflux can even make asthma symptoms worse by irritating the airways and lungs.
Symptoms:
Everyone faces symptoms of acid reflux- some face mild while some face extreme symptoms:

  • A burning sensation in your chest also termed as heartburn, generally after eating
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Regurgitation of food or sour liquid
  • The sensation of a lump in your throat
  • Cavities

Diagnosis:
Some tests must be conducted on an urgent basis if you experience the above symptoms on a constant basis:

  • X-ray of the upper digestive system
  • Endoscopy
  • 24 pH monitoring
  • Esophageal manometry test

Treatment:
Most people manage the discomfort caused by GERD by changing a few routines of their lifestyle and over-the-counter medications. But some people with a moderate or high level of GERD may need surgery to ease symptoms.
Dr. Arun Bhardwaj and  his team  has successfully treated acid reflux in patients by performing laparoscopic surgery with a short stay, early discharge, and faster recovery


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Dr Arun Bhardwaj


Dr.Arun Bhardwaj is a highly skilled Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon based in Delhi/NCR. He specializes in minimally invasive surgical procedures (basic and advance), Gastrointestinal Surgery and Bariatric Surgery.