Esophagus Function
Esophagus, otherwise known as food pipe in layman's language is a long tube that links the throat (pharynx) to the stomach. The main function of the esophagus is to swallow food. Read on to know more about esophagus function.
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Esophageal Pain
Causes of esophageal pain
Pain felt in the esophagus is often difficult to diagnose, as it may mimic chest pain that occurs due to cardiac problems. The current article presents an overview on the possible causes of such pain, as well as the accompanying...
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Esophagitis Diet
Following a proper diet can help in alleviating the symptoms of esophagitis. Presented below is a list of foods safe to consume and those to be avoided in the eosinophilic, reflux, and Candida esophagitis diet plan.
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Esophagus Problems
The esophagus is a long tube of muscles that connects the pharynx to the stomach. Its muscles are involuntary and they do the job of transporting food from the mouth to the abdomen. Being a sensitive organ, it does get affected by...
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Esophageal Ulcer Symptoms
There are many esophageal ulcer symptoms which you must watch out for. If you can detect the symptoms at an early stage, then you can keep things from getting ugly.
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Achalasia Treatment
Being familiar with what goes on in the achalasia treatment process, and its expected outcome helps an affected person to be mentally prepared for the future. This article throws light on the same topic.
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Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Wondering what is meant by a diffuse esophageal spasm? Scroll down to find out more about the causes, symptoms and treatment of this medical condition.
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Esophagus Disorders
Esophagus disorders tend to affect the passage of food from the mouth into the stomach. Here, we will try to discuss a few esophagus diseases, and help you spot their symptoms sooner.
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Esophageal Spasm Symptoms
Knowing about the characteristic signs and symptoms of esophageal spasm lets you act promptly and deal with the condition before it gives rise to fatal complications. So learn about this condition and take precautionary measures...
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Esophagus Removal
Esophagus removal is a part of the treatment strategy for esophageal cancer and other esophageal diseases. In an esophageal resection procedure, either the esophagus is removed alone, or esophagus and portion of the stomach are...
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Esophagus Spasm
Esophagus spasm is an abnormal series of muscle contraction in the throat. You might equate this phenomenon with that of enduring a heart attack. However, this is not so.
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Esophagitis Symptoms
Esophagitis is an inflammation of the esophagus. Read on to know more on esophagitis symptoms, how they present themselves and ways to deal with them...
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Esophagitis Treatment
Esophagitis is the condition, where the lining of the esophagus gets inflamed and irritated. It is more commonly caused by the acid reflux disease, which is characterized by the regurgitation of the stomach content.
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Erosive Esophagitis Symptoms
Heartburn, frequent bitter taste in mouth, painful swallowing, and the presence of blood in vomit or stools are some of the common symptoms of erosive esophagitis. This article provides more information regarding the same.
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Barrett's Esophagus - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
Barrett's Esophagus is a medical condition in which the cells/tissues on the lining of esophagus, at the point where it meets the stomach, are damaged and replaced by cells similar to cells/tissues lining the intestine.
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