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What happens if I don't treat acid reflux?

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Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Mucosal changes

In the worst case scenario, longstanding untreated esophageal reflux can lead to changes in the lining of the esophagus that may increase risk of certain esophageal cancers.
You should see your doctor to discuss whether or not your pattern of reflux puts you at higher risk.

In brief: Mucosal changes

In the worst case scenario, longstanding untreated esophageal reflux can lead to changes in the lining of the esophagus that may increase risk of certain esophageal cancers.
You should see your doctor to discuss whether or not your pattern of reflux puts you at higher risk.
Dr. Swati Avashia
Dr. Swati Avashia
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not good

The acid contnues to cause damage to the esophagus.
Ultimately can lead to cancer of the esophagus.

In brief: Not good

The acid contnues to cause damage to the esophagus.
Ultimately can lead to cancer of the esophagus.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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