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achalasia
Achalasia
Achalasia is an uncommon disorder of the esophagus. The disorder makes it difficult for food to pass from the esophagus into the stomach.

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varices
Esophageal Varices
Esophageal varices are swollen veins in the lining of the lower esophagus near the stomach.

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cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the esophagus, the tube that carries food and drink from your throat to your stomach.

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gastroesophageal reflux disease
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a digestive disorder. It involves the esophagus, the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach.In GERD, acid and digestive enzymes from the stomach flow backwards into the esophagus.

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esophagitis
Esophagitis
The esophagus is the muscular tube that carries food through the chest, from the mouth to the stomach. If the inside lining of your esophagus becomes inflamed, causing pain and problems with swallowing, you have esophagitis.

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rings and webs
Esophageal Rings and Webs
Esophageal rings and webs are folds that block your esophagus either partially or completely.

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swallowed foreign object
Swallowed Object
Young children may swallow toys, coins, safety pins, buttons, bones, wood, glass, magnets, batteries or other foreign objects. Problems may arise when objects are stuck for a long time, are sharp, or contain corrosive materials (such as batteries).


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