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praful777 December 5th, 2011 01:22 AM

Silent Reflux in Infants (Laryngopharyngeal Reflux)
 
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Infant reflux is what happens when a baby spits up. Silent reflux (also known as laryngopharyngeal reflux or LPR) is very similar, but the baby doesn't actually spit up, because he's able to swallow the stomach contents. The problem is that the stomach contents are acidic, so it burns on the way up and back down.
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