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What symptoms make you think of barrett's esophagus?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Don't wait for sxs

Barrett's epithelium occurs as a terminal event in those with chronic gerd, but gerd symptoms may be mild or absent.
Don't wait to feel sick since barrett's leads to esophagus cancer. Poorly treated barrett's can progress by replacing more & more of the esophagus lining, & can become dysplastic. Barrett's warrants surveillance endoscopy, aggressive acid suppression, & maybe ablation &/or surgery.

In brief: Don't wait for sxs

Barrett's epithelium occurs as a terminal event in those with chronic gerd, but gerd symptoms may be mild or absent.
Don't wait to feel sick since barrett's leads to esophagus cancer. Poorly treated barrett's can progress by replacing more & more of the esophagus lining, & can become dysplastic. Barrett's warrants surveillance endoscopy, aggressive acid suppression, & maybe ablation &/or surgery.
Dr. Charles Cattano
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Heart burn

The symptoms vary with the severity and duration of disease.
Usual symptoms are heart burn, chest pain, may be hoarseness, lung infection, difficulty in swallowing, anemia due to blood loss etc.

In brief: Heart burn

The symptoms vary with the severity and duration of disease.
Usual symptoms are heart burn, chest pain, may be hoarseness, lung infection, difficulty in swallowing, anemia due to blood loss etc.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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