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Do a lot of people get esophageal varices?

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Dr. Shawn Tittle
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: No, it is uncommon.

Esophageal varices are more common in people with high blood pressure in veins that drain into the liver. This is usually caused by a liver disease like alcohol-induced cirrhosis or chronic hepatitis.

In brief: No, it is uncommon.

Esophageal varices are more common in people with high blood pressure in veins that drain into the liver. This is usually caused by a liver disease like alcohol-induced cirrhosis or chronic hepatitis.
Dr. Shawn Tittle
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