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Barretts Esophagus

This is a serious complication of GERD, which stands for gastroesophageal reflux disease. In Barrett's esophagus, normal tissue lining the esophagus - the tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach - changes to tissue that resembles the lining of the intestine.


  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Blood in vomit or stool
  • Difficulty swallowing solid foods
  • Nocturnal regurgitation (acidic or bitter liquid coming up to the chest or mouth during the night)

If you experience any of these symptoms, please see a medical professional immediately for evaluation.