What is Barrett’s Esophagus?

Posted by: Center for Digestive Health in Heartburn and GERD

Barrett’s esophagus is a health condition that develops when acid reflux damages the esophagus, which is the pink tube connecting the stomach to the mouth. This damage causes the lining of the esophagus to grow thicker and redden in color. Barrett’s esophagus often develops because of gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, which involves symptoms like […]

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