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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Usually reflux: The mucosa thickens to protect itself from stomach acid just as the sole of your foot thickens to protect itself under pressure or from a tight shoe.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
See a: Gastroenterologist who will examine you and possibly perform an upper endoscopy with possible biopsy.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Nodule: Did you get a report that says the biopsies are normal (negative?). That is what is most important. Nodule just means "bump" or "growth". If they b ... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
More information: What did the endoscopist think of the nodule? Was it biopsied or considered suspicious? We're plans made to rescope you for another look in the future ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: If what you described is the sum total of the disease, you do not have invasive cancer and regular surveillance may forestall development of cancer. ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
Upper Esophagus: A significant number of people have a patch of non-squamous mucosa in the upper third of the esophagus. It sometimes is stomach-like in appearance, bu ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Suamaous cell cancer of esophagus is a very dangerous , lethal disease, may not give any symptoms till bleeding or obstruction occurs. Reaching 5 cm ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See answer: I answered this question earlier.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Selz
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
PH probe in throat: It will tell you whether you have pharyngeal reflux.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Not worth worrying: Mild changes on X-rays usually means doubtful change. This implies that you Do not need to do anything until or unless you develop some symptoms relat ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Colon polyp: Call the doc back and confirm not malignant. Things can happen and i don't want you to fall through the cracks.
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