Heartburn, Swelling (Hand (Palm)) And Swelling (Ankle)

Last Editorial Review: 12/21/2020

Heartburn is often due to gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD. This may not be related to hand and ankle swelling, which could be present at the same time due to other conditions. Talk with your doctor if you believe you have reflux disease or if you are concerned about any symptoms.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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