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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
Allergy: This is an allergic condition of the esophagus that can cause problems swallowing. The cause is unknown but it can be treated with medications.
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Dr. Douglas Johnston
19 years experience Allergy and Immunology
EoE: Eosinophilic esophagitis or eoe is an allergic inflammatory disease of the esophagus typically caused by food proteins. Symptoms can include vomiting, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Inflammatory conditi: On of the esophagus, triggering a specific group of white cells as the culprit. Not many treatment options but lately some evidence suggests that swal ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Johnston
19 years experience Allergy and Immunology
EoE: Eosinophilic esophagitis or eoe is an allergic inflammatory disease of the esophagus typically caused by food proteins. Symptoms can include vomiting, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Find and fix cause: The eosinophlic response is often secondary to some sort of immune system stimulation - like an allergic type reaction. Exposure to fungal mycotoxins ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Johnston
19 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Treatment of EoE: Current treatments for eosinophilic esophagitis include topical steroids and food elimination diet. An allergist with experience in treating eoe can h ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
Swallowing problem: Usually, people have difficulty swallowing with occasionally food getting stuck in the esophagus (food pipe).
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
19 years experience Pathology
Eosinophils: Increased eosinophils seen on biopsy usually the more proximal the biopsy. Usually around 50 eos/high powered field is worrisome for this disease.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Esophagitis: Symptoms can include painful or difficulty swallowing, nausea, vomiting, coughing, chest pain with eating & abdominal pain.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
23 years experience Occupational Medicine
Disqualifying: The military has published medical standards for enlistment. If your condition is active it would be disqualifying. If it is an old problem it still m ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Check out http://apfed.Org/drupal/drupal/sites/default/files/files/learn%20more%20what%20is%20eosinophilic%20esophagitis.Pdf or check out http://ap ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
EE: Is an allergic inflammatory condition of the esophagus. Symptoms are swallowing difficulty, food impaction, and heartburn. The disease was first descr ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: The eosinophlic response is often secondary to some sort of immune system stimulation - like an allergic type reaction. Find and fix the cause of you ... Read More

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