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Complications of Chronic Heartburn

If chronic heartburn (or GERD) is untreated, it can be harmful; the constant acid reflux can irritate the lining of the esophagus, and complications can occur.
  1. Barrett's Esophagus (4)
  2. Esophageal Cancer
  3. Erosive Esophagitis (2)
  4. Esophageal Strictures (2)

Erosive Esophagitis
Esophagitis is a term used to indicate any inflammation, swelling, or irritation of the esophagus.

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