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A 23-year-old female asked:

When i eat foods feel stuck n my throat. ent doc put a lil scoop down my nose n my throat n red it was red/swollen. could this lead to cancer the refl?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Technically yes.: reflux is associated with the development of atypical cells in the esophagus (Barrett's Esophagus). you might want a more detailed consult on this sent to my inbox.

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Last updated Oct 30, 2015

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