Skip to Content

Acid Reflux

Acid Reflux is a condition in which the stomach contents (food or liquid) or stomach acid leak backwards from the stomach into the esophagus.

Acid Reflux Symptoms

  • Abdominal pain
  • Bloating
  • Burping
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Pain when swallowing
  • Regurgitation/vomiting

Diagnosing Acid Reflux

Acid Reflux can be diagnosed if symptoms are present at least twice a week. It can also be diagnosed through various tests, including:

  • Biopsy
  • Endoscopy
  • Upper GI Series

Acid Reflux Treatment Options

Acid reflux can be treated with over-the-counter medications and also surgery in severe cases.

Related Locations

Find a Digestive Health Specialist

Our Digestive Health team can diagnose and treat the most common as well as complex digestive conditions. Visit our online physician directory or call 1.877.GO MERCY today to find a digestive health specialist near you.

Find a Doctor

Share Page

A Member of Trinity Health

© 2019 Mercy Health System   |   All Rights Reserved.   |   Privacy Policy   |   Non-Discrimination Policy