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    Esophagitis Directory

    Esophagitis is as swelling of the esophagus due to infection or irritation. This may result from vomiting, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), medications, or other factors. You may experience difficulty swallowing, mouth sores, heartburn, and other symptoms. Treatments may include heartburn drugs, pain medication, or even surgery in severe cases. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about what causes esophagitis, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.

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    Thumbnail: Severe heartburn? It May Be GERD

    Your occasional bout of heartburn may be part of a larger problem -- GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease. Find out the symptoms of GERD, how to treat it, and why GERD should never be ignored.

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