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do you know if you have eosinophilic esophagitis?

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Dr. Patrick Sweet III
Pathology 20 years experience
Eosinophils: Increased eosinophils seen on biopsy usually the more proximal the biopsy. Usually around 50 eos/high powered field is worrisome for this disease.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

What is eosinophilic esophagitis?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
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 swallowing nasal steroid preparations help.
A 29-year-old member asked:

Can anyone give me any information on eosinophilic esophagitis?

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Whats eosinophilic esophagitis ?

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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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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.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What are symptoms of eosinophilic esophagitis?

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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Gastroenterology 22 years experience
Swallowing problem: Usually, people have difficulty swallowing with occasionally food getting stuck in the esophagus (food pipe).
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A 48-year-old member asked:

Is there a correlation between sjorgren's syndrome andeosinophilic esophagitis?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
None.: No. In the primer of rheumatology and a quick pubmed search, no relationship.

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