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Suggest treatment for grade-II GERD

hello sir....
my sons age is 9 months..he is affected with grade-II GERD....doctor prescribed junior lanzol 15 for 6 weeks...but of no use...
is this curable?what should we feed to him?he is poor in weight 5.5kg v r very much worried about him he will vomit often.
my email is YYYY@YYYY

Wed, 13 May 2015
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hi GERD -II CAN BE MANAGED WITH MEDICATIONS .PLEASE CONTINUE LANZOLE AS ADVISED BY YOUR DOCTOR YOU CAN ALSO START HIM ON PROKINETICS - ON DISCUSSION WITH YOUR DOCTOR,THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS TO KEEP THE CHILD IN PROPPED UP SITTING POSITION WHILE FEEDING AND TO GIVE THICKENED FEEDS- SEMISOLID IN NATURE.MOSTLY, IT WILL COME DOWN AS HE GROWS UP.HOPE IT ANSWERS YOUR QUERY.
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Suggest treatment for grade-II GERD

hi GERD -II CAN BE MANAGED WITH MEDICATIONS .PLEASE CONTINUE LANZOLE AS ADVISED BY YOUR DOCTOR YOU CAN ALSO START HIM ON PROKINETICS - ON DISCUSSION WITH YOUR DOCTOR,THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS TO KEEP THE CHILD IN PROPPED UP SITTING POSITION WHILE FEEDING AND TO GIVE THICKENED FEEDS- SEMISOLID IN NATURE.MOSTLY, IT WILL COME DOWN AS HE GROWS UP.HOPE IT ANSWERS YOUR QUERY.