Esophagitis

About- Esophagitis is inflammation or irritation of the esophagus (the tube that delivers food from the mouth to the stomach).
 
Symptoms-
Esophagitis Acid reflux
Esophagitis Chest pain
Esophagitis Cough
Esophagitis Decrease in appetite
Esophagitis Difficult swallowing
Esophagitis Epigastric abdominal pain
Esophagitis Food impaction
Esophagitis Heartburn
Esophagitis Hoarse voice
Esophagitis Nausea vomiting
Esophagitis Painful swallowing
Esophagitis Sore throat
 
Types and Causes of Esophagitis
Esophagitis Eosinophilic esophagitis- caused by excessive eosinophils in the esophagus

Esophagitis Reflux esophagitis- caused by GERD
Esophagitis Drug-induced esophagitis- occur when we take certain medications without enough water
Esophagitis Infectious esophagitis- occur due to bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites
 
Other causes are alcoholism, radiation therapy, chemical injury, and nasogastric tubes, from ingested alkaline or acid solutions.
 
Specialist to visit
Gastroenterologist Gastroenterologist

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.health.harvard.edu
https://my.clevelandclinic.org

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