Bryan Vartabedian, M.D.

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Bryan Vartabedian, M.D., wrote about acid reflux for HealthCentral. He is a pediatric gastroenterologist and assistant professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. He is the author of Colic Solved.

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Spot the Signs of Childhood Acid Reflux

When reflux reaches the mouth it can eat away at a child’s dental enamel and predispose the child to tooth decay. Ask your child’s dentist to look for signs of reflux damage in the teeth. The dentist may be able to offer a protective sealant.

ASK THE EXPERT -- Prevacid for Acid Reflux in Children

Our expert, Dr. Bryan Vartabedian, is a pediatric gastroenterologist and assistant professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, TX. He is the author of Colic Solved. Each month, he will answer selected r...

Positioning a Preemie baby with acid reflux (GERD)

While handling babies with acid reflux can be tricky, handling premature babies with acid reflux can be trickier. That may be changing, however. Two studies published last month in the Journal of Pediatrics have found that post-feed gastroesophageal ...

Colic Solved -- A book from Dr. Bryan Vartabedian

Dr. Bryan Vartabedian, pediatric gastroenterologist at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, is author of the book Colic Solved: The Essential Guide to Infant Reflux and the Care of Your Crying, Difficult-to-Soothe Baby published by Ballantine/Random ...

Five Signs of Childhood Acid Reflux That You May Overlook

The younger your child, the harder it may be to recognize the signs of acid reflux. Here are five common signs that can be an indication of acid reflux: If cough is a rousing bellow to blow stuff from the entry of the lungs, throat clearing is someth...

Purple Spit Up on Prevacid

What’s worse than a baby who spits up? A baby who spits up purple. If your baby is under treatment for reflux with Prevacid, this may be par for the course. As Prevacid becomes more commonly used to treat difficult acid reflux in babies, we’re hearin...