Your paediatrician is correct. Reflux results in constant stomach acid irritation of the oesophagus [the food pipe ] and acid stomach contents may be breathed into the lungs causing permanent damage to the lungs. Your son must definitely see Dr Brown who is a brilliant paediatric surgeon. The operation is not a complicated proceedure and your son will be cured.You do not have time on your side anymore and your son must be seen ASAP.
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