Biliary reflux

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What is biliary reflux?

Bile is a digestive fluid created by the liver, it is yellow-green in color and is designed to digest fats and eliminate waste from the body. Biliary reflux occurs when bile backs up (refluxes) into the stomach and esophagus.

Common symptoms reported by people with biliary reflux

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for biliary reflux

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Compare treatments taken by people with biliary reflux

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Who has biliary reflux on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 16 say biliary reflux is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 7
40s 9
50s 4
60s 2
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 10
Female 21

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 9
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from biliary reflux patients who have completed their condition history
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