Associated Conditions of Reflux


About associated conditions: Associated conditions are those which appear statistically related, but do not have a clear cause or effect relationship. Whereas the complications are caused by Reflux, and underlying causes may be causes of Reflux, the following list shows associated conditions that simply appear with higher frequency in people who have Reflux. In some cases, there may be overlap between this list and risk factors for Reflux. People with Reflux may be more likely to get a condition on the list of associated conditions, or the reverse may be true, or both. Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply coincidentally related to Reflux is not always clear. For general information, see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.

Reflux as a risk factor: Another type of associated condition is one for which Reflux is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Reflux is listed as a risk factor includes:

Last revision: May 27, 2003

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