OESOPHAGITIS | Expert Homeopathy

OESOPHAGITIS


INTRODUCTION

Esophagitis may be a condition of inflammation of the esophagus and it's a disease where it is often painful and makes digglution [ swallowing ]difficult. Many causations behind it. Sometimes Infectious, sometimes reflux, or sometimes drug-induced esophagitis.


Types of Esophagitis
  • Acute
  • Chronic

ACUTE OESOPHAGITIS

Where is an acute inflammation of the esophagus suddenly or for a few days..


CAUSATION
  • Swallowing extremely popular liquids
  • Impacted foreign bodies
  • Swallowing chemicals accidentally
  • Infection
  • Some diseases like hiatal hernia, diphtheria, etc.
PATHOLOGY

The lesion is typically situated at the lower end of the esophagus. there's hyperemia or abscess formation within the membrane. That's why causes inflammation.
SYMPTOMS
  • Acid reflux
  • Nausea [ tendency of vomiting ]
  • Sometimes vomiting of blood
  • Sometimes oral ulcer
  • Abdominal pain
  • Heartburn or burning sensation in the chest
  • Chest pain

CHRONIC OESOPHAGITIS

It is a condition where the patient feels heartburn or burning sensation in the chest for while.
CAUSATION
  • Maltreated acute esophagitis
  • Frequent vomiting
  • Reflux esophagitis for a while

SYMPTOMS
  • Recurrent hematemesis [ blood vomiting ]
  • Dysphagia [ dryness of esophagus ]
  • Anemia
  • Burning sensation behind sternum [ middle bone of chest ]
  • Pain in chest

INVESTIGATION
  • Barium meal follow-through X-RAY
  • Esophagoscopy
  • The biopsy should be finished checking out the causative organism.

MANAGEMENT

Cold mild should tend in small quantity frequently for immediate relief.. mind it cold mild acts as an antacid.


HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINES

Arsenic Alb 3 one dose twice daily
Asafoetida 30 one dose twice daily
NB:: it's a significant condition, so physician's consultation is usually getting priority


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