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Reflux esophagitis is an injury to the lining of the esophagus caused by acidic stomach contents backing up and causing irritation, according to Medscape. The condition is also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, o...

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Symptoms of erosive esophagitis include pain and difficulty when swallowing, according to About.com. The patient also feels like something is stuck in his throat and experiences heartburn and a burning sensation along th...

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Erosive esophagitis is an inflammation of the lining of the muscular tube that routes food from the mouth to the stomach, according to WebMD. This tube, the esophagus, can become inflamed and irritated by acid reflux, al...

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During acid reflux, stomach acid flows back into the esophagus, causing pain and irritation of the lining of the esophagus, notes Mayo Clinic. Unlike the stomach lining, the esophageal lining is not resistant to the corr...

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Some common causes of an inflamed esophagus are reflux of acidic stomach contents, the effects of some medications, and bacterial or viral infections, according to Healthline. In children, an allergic reaction known as e...

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Severe acid reflux is when food and acid from the stomach are forced back up the esophagus after eating by a burp, according to WebMD. Severe acid reflux could be a sign of gastrophageal reflux disease.

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Acid reflux is stomach acid that travels back up through the esophagus when the lower esophageal sphincter does not close properly following consumption of food, explains WebMD. Individuals with acid reflux may experienc...

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