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Barrett’s esophagus

What is Barrett’s esophagus? Barrett’s esophagus is a condition where the tissue that covers the inside surface of the esophagus changes to look like the tissue normally found inside the small intestine. Barrett’s esophagus is considered a precancerous condition because it can overtime change into a type of esophageal cancer called adenocarcinoma. What causes Barrett’s …
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Esophagitis

Esophagitis means inflammation in the tissue lining the inside of the esophagus. The esophagus is a long hollow tube that starts at the back of your throat and ends at the top of your stomach. Swallowed food travels down the esophagus into the stomach. What are the symptoms of esophagitis? Patients with esophagitis often suffer …
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