Eosinophilic Esophagitis

About- Eosinophilic esophagitis also known as allergic oesophagitis, is an allergic inflammatory condition of the esophagus, in which a type of white blood cell (eosinophil) builds-up in the lining of the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach (esophagus) and this build up can inflame or injure the esophageal tissue.
 
Symptoms-
Adults:
Eosinophilic esophagitis Chest pain
Eosinophilic esophagitis Difficulty swallowing
Eosinophilic esophagitis Food impaction
Eosinophilic esophagitis Food regurgitation
Eosinophilic esophagitis Heartburn
Eosinophilic esophagitis Upper abdominal pain
 
Children:
Eosinophilic esophagitis Abdominal pain
Eosinophilic esophagitis Difficulty feeding or eating
Eosinophilic esophagitis Difficulty swallowing
Eosinophilic esophagitis Food impaction
Eosinophilic esophagitis Malnutrition
Eosinophilic esophagitis Poor growth
Eosinophilic esophagitis Vomiting
Eosinophilic esophagitis Weight loss
 
Causes-
Eosinophilic esophagitis An allergic reaction of the esophagus
Eosinophilic esophagitis Damage to esophagus
Eosinophilic esophagitis Difficulty swallowing
Eosinophilic esophagitis Food impaction
Eosinophilic esophagitis Genetic Factors
Eosinophilic esophagitis Multiplication of eosinophils
 
Specialist to visit
Gastroenterologist Gastroenterologist

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://acaai.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://apfed.org

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