GERD (Acid Reflux) Expert Forum
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is GERD (Acid Reflux) contageous
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Hi,
No, GERD is not contagious.
It occurs when the acidic content of the stomach  goes up in to the esophagus.
Abnormal relaxation of the esophageal sphincter results in this problem.
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