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Barrett's Esophagus Directory

Barrett's esophagus is sometimes caused as a complication of GERD in which the esophagus tissue is damaged by acid from the stomach. People with Barrett's esophagus are more at risk for developing esophageal cancer, although the risk is small. Treatments for Barrett's esophagus include lifestyle changes, medications, photodynamic therapy, endoscopic mucosal resection, and surgery. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about Barrett's esophagus and its symptoms, causes, treatments, and prevention.

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