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Inflammation of the esophagus

Introduction: Inflammation of the esophagus

Description of Inflammation of the esophagus

Inflammation of the esophagus (medical condition): Inflammation of the esophagus...more »

See also:

Esophagitis:
  »Introduction: Esophagitis
  »Symptoms of Esophagitis
  »Causes of Esophagitis
  »Treatments for Esophagitis

Inflammation of the esophagus: Related Topics

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Inflammation of the esophagus as a Disease

Inflammation of the esophagus: Another name for Esophagitis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Esophagitis
  »Symptoms of Esophagitis
  »Causes of Esophagitis
  »Treatments for Esophagitis

Inflammation of the esophagus: Related Diseases

Inflammation of the esophagus: Inflammation of the esophagus is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Inflammation of the esophagus

Some of the causes of Inflammation of the esophagus are included in the list below:

  • Reflux
  • GERD
  • Swallowing certain corrosive chemicals
  • Muscle failure between esophagus and stomach
  • Medication esophagitis (type of Esophagitis) - caused by a medication tablet lodged and slowly dissolving in the esophagus.

Symptoms of Inflammation of the esophagus (Esophagitis)

Some of the symptoms of Inflammation of the esophagus incude:

Treatments for Inflammation of the esophagus (Esophagitis)

Treatments for Inflammation of the esophagus (Esophagitis) include:

  • Pain relief
  • Treatment of any underlying cause of esophagitis
  • Treatment of chemical esophagitis - from swallowed corrosives
    • First aid treatment - contact poison control; treatment depends on the substance swallowed
    • Gastric lavage - depending on the substance and under professional advice

Treatment of Inflammation of the esophagus: For more treatment information about Inflammation of the esophagus, see treatment of Esophagitis (Inflammation of the esophagus)

Inflammation of the esophagus as a Symptom

Inflammation of the esophagus (symptom): Type of Esophagus symptoms.

More information on symptom: Esophagus symptoms:

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