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Esophagitis: Introduction

Esophagitis: Inflammation of the esophagus. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Esophagitis is available below.

Symptoms of Esophagitis

Treatments for Esophagitis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Esophagitis?

Esophagitis: Related Patient Stories

Esophagitis: Deaths

Read more about Deaths and Esophagitis.

Types of Esophagitis

  • Reflux esophagitis - caused by reflux or GERD
  • Chemical esophagitis
  • Medication esophagitis - caused by a medication tablet lodged and slowly dissolving in the esophagus.
  • Infectious esophagitis - caused by an infection
  • more types...»

Esophagitis: Complications

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Causes of Esophagitis

  • Reflux
  • GERD
  • Swallowing certain corrosive chemicals
  • Muscle failure between esophagus and stomach
  • Medication esophagitis - caused by a medication tablet lodged and slowly dissolving in the esophagus.
  • more causes...»

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Disease Topics Related To Esophagitis

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Esophagitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Esophagitis

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some more »

Esophagitis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Esophagitis

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Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Esophagitis, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Esophagitis: Rare Types

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Latest Treatments for Esophagitis

Esophagitis: Animations

Research about Esophagitis

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Clinical Trials for Esophagitis

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Statistics for Esophagitis

Esophagitis: Broader Related Topics

Esophagitis Message Boards

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Definitions of Esophagitis:

INFLAMMATION, acute or chronic, of the ESOPHAGUS caused by BACTERIA, chemicals, or TRAUMA. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Inflammation of the esophagus; often caused by gastroesophageal reflux - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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