Esophagitis Topic Guide
Esophagitis: Esophagitis is an inflammation of the lining of the esophagitis. Causes of esophagitis are infection or irritation of the esophagus. Types of esophagitis include Candida, herpes, acid reflux, eosinophilic esophagitis and more. Some symptoms of esophagitis include heartburn, dysphagia, acid reflux, sore throat, indigestion, chest pain, bad breath, nausea, and vomiting. Treatment for esophagitis depends on the cause.
Acid Reflux (GERD) Acid reflux (GERD) is caused by acid backing up from the stomach. Causes of acid reflux include smoking, obesity, alcohol, medications, diet, and other medical conditions. Symptoms of acid reflux include heartburn, acid indigestion, dry cough, hoarseness, wheezing, and more. Treatment of acid reflux include lifestyle changes and medication.
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