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how long does take for untreated gerd to cause barrets esophagus ?

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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Chemical burn: Reflux, chemically burns the lining mucosa of the esophagus.......which is not acid resistant. Recurrent and prolonged process changes this epithelium to abnormal.....Barret's
Answered on Nov 30, 2014
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