Patients with GERD are recommended to undergo a diagnostic examination every six months. Particular attention should be paid when determining gastroesophageal reflux disease in children. Take care of yourself and be always healthy! Patients with complaints of heartburn and discomfort during the passage of prevacid 30mg pills through the esophagus are diagnosed with GERD. What it is? This abbreviation stands for gastroesophageal reflux disease. This is a fairly common disease in gastroenterology, which has a chronic course, requiring long-term, and in some cases lifelong treatment, which improves the quality of life of the patient and serves as a prevention of complications. The code for GERD according to ICD-10 is K21.
Bile reflux into the stomach and then into the esophagus is possible - in this case, they speak of duodenogastroesophageal reflux. With them, the alkaline content of the twelveduodenal ulcer (this is lysolecithin, trypsin, bile acids). Such refluxes are possible when the pyloric and esophageal sphincters fail and the contents of the duodenum enter the stomach and reach the esophagus.