Eosinophilic esophagitis

What is Eosinophilic esophagitis?

It is a long term allergic inflammation of the food pipe resulting from food allergies,acid from stomach returning to the food pipe or due to allergens in the air. It needs an endoscopy during which a tissue sample can be obtained to diagnose the condition. It can show aggravation with certain seasons or food exposures. Treatment is avoidance of the allergen and steroids.

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my child has eosinophilic esophagitis , and as you know this affects everyday like. primarily vommitting. there is a lack of childcare for these...

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I'm sure there should be some way out. Only problem here is that its a rare condition. You can enquire with...

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May granddaughter, age 3, is being tested for eosinophilic esophagitis . She will be eating and tghen throw up. This has been going for at least...

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Hello! Thanks for putting your query in HCM. I am a Gastroenterologist (DM).

Specific treatment for eosinophillic oesophagitis like steroids and...

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My son has Eosinophilic Esophagitis . There are alot of symptoms he experiences from his disease, but I am concerned about some new symptoms...

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Thank for choosing HCM,,, your doubt for Crohns disease is too early, because Crohn's disease is having chronic clinical history, and having...

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