The signs of GERD may be mistaken for other common ailments. When these symptoms occur at least twice a week or interfere with your daily life, however, you may have GERD. The following are signs of the disease:
- Heartburn - a burning sensation in your chest that may spread to the throat, leaving a sour taste in your mouth
- Chest pain
- Difficulty swallowing
- Dry cough
- Sore throat
- Acid reflux - regurgitation of food or sour fluid
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