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Heartburn: What It Feels Like,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9617-heartburn-overview

Jan 19th, 2023 - Overview Heartburn feels like it's in your heart, but it actually occurs in your esophagus. What is heartburn? Heartburn is a painful, burning feeling in the middle of your chest. It’s not really in your heart, though. It’s caused by stomach acid rising into your esophagus (reflux), which runs through your chest, close to your heart. Heartburn is an occasional symptom for many people, and a chr...

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gerd/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20361959

Jan 4th, 2023 - Diagnosis Endoscopy Open pop-up dialog box Close Endoscopy Endoscopy An endoscopy procedure involves inserting a long, flexible tube called an endoscope down your throat and into your esophagus. A tiny camera on the end of the endoscope lets your health care provider examine the esophagus, stomach and the beginning of your small intestine, called the duodenum. Your health care provider might be...

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gerd/symptoms-causes/syc-20361940

Jan 4th, 2023 - Overview How heartburn and GERD occur Open pop-up dialog box Close How heartburn and GERD occur How heartburn and GERD occur Acid reflux occurs when the sphincter muscle at the lower end of your esophagus relaxes at the wrong time, allowing stomach acid to back up into your esophagus. This can cause heartburn and other signs and symptoms. Frequent or constant reflux can lead to GERD. Gastroesop...

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gerd/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20362042

Jan 4th, 2023 - GERD care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's GERD care team includes doctors trained in digestive diseases (gastroenterologists), nurses, advanced practitioners and chest (thoracic) surgeons who work together to provide exactly the care you need. Having all of this subspecialized expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that you're not just getting one opinion — c...

Tracheomalacia: Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24504-tracheomalacia

Dec 6th, 2022 - Overview Tracheomalacia occurs when your trachea (windpipe) collapses or falls in on itself. What is tracheomalacia? Tracheomalacia is a condition that happens when the cartilage in your trachea (windpipe) is weak or floppy. As a result, the walls of your windpipe collapse or fall in, leading to a range of breathing issues. There are two kinds of tracheomalacia: Congenital tracheomalacia: Affec...

Esophagitis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/esophagitis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20361414

Nov 29th, 2022 - Esophagitis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors from a number of specialties diagnose and treat esophagitis. Doctors trained in digestive diseases, allergies, and heart surgery work together as a team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care for people who have esophagitis. Virtually every test and treatment for esophagitis is available in one convenient locatio...

Esophagitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/esophagitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20361264

Nov 29th, 2022 - Diagnosis Endoscopy Open pop-up dialog box Close Endoscopy Endoscopy An endoscopy procedure involves inserting a long, flexible tube called an endoscope down your throat and into your esophagus. A tiny camera on the end of the endoscope lets your health care provider examine the esophagus, stomach and the beginning of your small intestine, called the duodenum. Your health care provider or speci...

Zollinge
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17960-zollinger-ellison-syndrome

Nov 9th, 2022 - Overview What is Zollinger-Ellison syndrome? Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (ZES) is a very rare condition that affects your digestive system. It results from a type of tumor called a gastrinoma which may develop in your pancreas and/or duodenum (the top of your small intestine). Gastrinomas produce large amounts of the hormone gastrin, which is what triggers your stomach to produce gastric acid. T...

Zollinger-Ellison syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/zollinger-ellison-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20379042

Nov 4th, 2022 - Overview Pancreas Open pop-up dialog box Close Pancreas Pancreas The pancreas is a large organ that lies across your upper abdomen behind your stomach. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is a rare condition in which one or more tumors grow in the pancreas or in the upper part of the small intestine. The tumors are called gastrinomas. These gastrinomas produce large amounts of the hormone gastrin. Gastr...

Chronic Cough:
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15048-chronic-cough-overview

Nov 3rd, 2022 - Overview What is chronic cough? Chronic cough is a cough that lasts more than eight weeks in adults and four weeks in children. It’s one of the most common reasons for doctors’ office visits. Chronic cough isn’t a disease itself. It’s a symptom that results from other health conditions. How common is chronic cough? Chronic cough affects 10% to 20% of the U.S. population. It’s one of the most co...

Esophageal spasms - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/esophageal-spasms/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372255

Oct 28th, 2022 - Diagnosis Endoscopy Open pop-up dialog box Close Endoscopy Endoscopy An endoscopy procedure involves inserting a long, flexible tube called an endoscope down your throat and into your esophagus. A tiny camera on the end of the endoscope lets your health care provider examine the esophagus, stomach and the beginning of your small intestine, called the duodenum. Your health care provider might re...

Voice disorders - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/voice-disorders/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353024

Oct 7th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your health care provider will ask you about your voice problems and do an exam. Your provider might give you a numbing medicine before the exam. Your provider might use one or more of these tools: Mirror. Your provider might put into your mouth an instrument like a dental mirror. It's long, and the mirror is angled. Flexible laryngoscope. This is a bendable tube that holds a light an...

Voice disorders - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/voice-disorders/symptoms-causes/syc-20353022

Oct 7th, 2022 - Overview People develop a voice disorder for many reasons. A voice disorder is a change in how the voice sounds. Health care providers trained in ear, nose and throat illnesses and speech-language pathologists diagnose and treat voice issues. Treatment depends on what's causing the voice change. Treatment can include voice therapy, drugs, shots or surgery. Products & Services Book: Mayo Clinic ...

Eosinophilic esophagitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/eosinophilic-esophagitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372203

Sep 21st, 2022 - Diagnosis Endoscopy Open pop-up dialog box Close Endoscopy Endoscopy An endoscopy procedure involves inserting a long, flexible tube called an endoscope down your throat and into your esophagus. A tiny camera on the end of the endoscope lets your health care provider examine the esophagus, stomach and the beginning of your small intestine, called the duodenum. Your health care provider will con...

Eosinophilic esophagitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/eosinophilic-esophagitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20372197

Sep 21st, 2022 - Overview Eosinophilic esophagitis Open pop-up dialog box Close Eosinophilic esophagitis Eosinophilic esophagitis Esophagitis is inflammation that damages the lining of the esophagus. An endoscope — a long, flexible tube equipped with a camera — may be used to see inside your esophagus. This endoscopic image of eosinophilic esophagitis shows rings of irregular tissue resulting from chronic infla...

Stomach cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stomach-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20352438

Sep 14th, 2022 - Overview What is stomach cancer? A Mayo Clinic expert explains Learn more about stomach cancer from oncologist Mohamad (Bassam) Sonbol, M.D. Show transcript for video What is stomach cancer? A Mayo Clinic expert explains I'm Dr. Bassam Sonbol, an oncologist at Mayo Clinic. In this video we'll cover the basics of stomach cancer: What is it? Who gets it? The symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Wh...

Bronchitis: Causes, Symptoms, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/3993-bronchitis

Sep 8th, 2022 - Overview When you have bronchitis, your bronchi get inflamed and fill with mucus. What is bronchitis? Bronchitis is an inflammation of the airways leading into your lungs. When your airways (trachea and bronchi) get irritated, they swell up and fill with mucus, causing you to cough. Your cough can last days to a couple of weeks. It’s the main symptom of bronchitis. Viruses are the most common c...

Sandifer Syndrome: Symptoms
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24082-sandifer-syndrome

Aug 26th, 2022 - Overview What is Sandifer syndrome? Sandifer syndrome is a condition characterized by unusual movements of your child’s head, neck and back. The condition can cause temporary muscle spasms as a reaction to acid reflux. Symptoms are most common after your baby eats when the contents of their stomach don’t settle. Who does Sandifer syndrome affect? Sandifer syndrome typically affects infants and ...

ARDS - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ards/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355581

Aug 3rd, 2022 - Diagnosis There's no specific test to identify ARDS. The diagnosis is based on the physical exam, chest X-ray and oxygen levels. It's also important to rule out other diseases and conditions — for example, certain heart problems — that can produce similar symptoms. Imaging Chest X-ray. A chest X-ray can reveal which parts of your lungs and how much of the lungs have fluid in them and whether yo...

Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleeding: Symptoms, Di
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/23391-gastrointestinal-gi-bleeding

Jun 27th, 2022 - Overview What is a GI bleed? Gastrointestinal bleeding is when there is blood loss from any of the several organs included in your digestive system. It can occur from any part of the GI tract that runs from your mouth to your anus. Upper GI bleeds stem from issues with your: Esophagus. Stomach. Duodenum (first part of your small intestine). Small Bowel bleeds stem from issues with your: Jejunum...