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.
Get the facts about esophageal cancer, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
WebMD looks at the causes and treatments of esophagitis, an inflammation of the esophagus.
The Risks of Untreated Heartburn and GERD
Learn about the risks and consequences of not treating heartburn or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease).
The Basics of GERD
WebMD's guide to the basics of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).