Conditions and Treatments

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a chronic digestive disorder that is caused by the abnormal flow of gastric acid from the stomach into the esophagus.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is defined as uncontrollable, ongoing worry, fear, and anxiety (nervousness).

Germ Cell Tumors

Germ cell tumors are malignant (cancerous) or nonmalignant (benign, noncancerous) tumors that are comprised mostly of germ cells.

G-J Tube

A G-J tube is just like a G-tube (see “Percutaneous Gastrostomy Tube) except that it contains an extra portion of tubing that extends from the stomach to the intestine.

Growth Disorders

The cause of a growth problem depends on the type of growth disorder in question. Some growth problems are genetic, while others may be caused by hormonal disorders or poor absorption of food.