Esophagitis is a general term for any inflammation, irritation, or swelling of the esophagus, the tube that leads from the back of the mouth to the stomach.
Inflammation - esophagus
Esophagitis is frequently caused by the backflow of acid-containing fluid from the stomach to the esophagus, a condition called
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