Spotting in menopause has many causes, including polyps, thinning of the uterus wall, uterine cancer, and inflammation of vaginal or cervical lining. Women who experience spotting in menopause should see a doctor to rule... More »

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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... More »

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According to Mayo Clinic, Crohn's disease causes the inflammation of the lining of the GI tract, also called the digestive tract. The inflammation can occur anywhere along the digestive tract, and may lead to progressive... More »

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Dry, crusty mucus in the nose can be caused by upper respiratory infections, the common cold or rhinitis, which is inflammation in the nasal cavity lining, according to the Children's Health Network. Allergies, both seas... More »

The causes of a dropped or prolapsed uterus include difficult vaginal births, the aging process, obesity that places strain on the pelvic muscles, and the weakening of pelvic tissues and muscles due to the loss of estrog... More »

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Abdominal spasms have a variety of causes, the common ones being constipation or diarrhea, inflammation, vomiting, stress, and acid reflux, according to Healthline. Food allergies and poisoning, irritable bowel syndrome,... More »

Acute laryngitis, which is the inflammation of the vocal cords, is the most common cause of hoarseness, according to MedicineNet. Other causes include allergies, smoking, inhaling toxic substances, and drinking caffeinat... More »

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