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Sneaky Signs of Erosive Esophagitis

Although erosive esophagitis may cause heartburn, there are other, more significant symptoms. Up to 20% of Americans suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and up to a third of those people have the more dangerous erosive esophagitis (EE), according to the American College of Gastroenterology. Both heartburn and regurgitation are the consequences of stomach contents moving backward into the esophagus, which causes a burning sensation in the chest and a sense of food or liquid rising up into the chest. Check out these indications that something more severe may be developing in your food stream before popping another antacid.

Erosive Esophagitis is described in detail by Pratima Dibba, M.D., a gastroenterologist at the Medical Offices of Manhattan in New York City. Read the article.