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Image by drppanda via Flickr Acid peptic diseases include; Duodenal ulcer. Stomach ulcer Erosion of stomach Inflammation or gastritis of stomach. Oesophageal ulcer or erosion. Gastroesophageal reflux disease Ulcer in the part just beyond duodenum i.e.jejunum Ulcer or inflammation in the Mackel’s diverticulum in presence of ectopic gastric mucosa. The feature of pain includes; Image […]
Constant acis reflux from the stomach may change the inner lining of esophagus from squamous cell to columnar cell. It is called Barret’s esophagus and cancerous changes may occur in ti in future; patient should remain under observation endoscopically.
The pain; will actually be understood by one who has suffered from it,the burning sensation one gets in the middle of chest. It usually occurs about half an hour to one hour after taking food. Certain foods particular to the individual trigger it. More commonly pickle, dry foods, fad foods, spicy and chilly food are responsible for it. There is regurgitation of fluid and food with burning sensation. It may be mild to severe. By experience person will rush to drink water or antacids to get relief from it.