Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease During Pregnancy

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Year-Number: 2022-Vol: 1 Issue: 3 PP: 51-75
Number of pages: p- 72-5
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Gastroesophageal reflux is the most common gastrointestinal symptom in pregnancy. Although it is normal for pregnant women to have it during pregnancy, there is treatment and it can be prevented. Reflux that reaches a maximum of 60 minutes during the day is called physiological reflux, which is defined. Its frequency is up to 80% in some studies during pregnancy. Reflux symptoms include epigastric burning sensation, bitter water in the throat, and nausea are available. Endoscopy is generally needed in the diagnosis of reflux symptoms during pregnancy, which does not happen. In the treatment, lifestyle changes are used in the majority of patients, and it works. Elevating the head of the bed, avoiding acidic spicy foods stopping, frequent and less food consumption are recommended. In cases where lifestyle changes do not work, medical agents are used. Our aim in this review is to examine gastroesophageal reflux disease in pregnancy.

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