Esophagitis

Risk Factors

  • Assoc w/obesity
  • ETOH
  • Smoking
  • Caffine
  • Chocolate
  • Mint

Symptoms

  • GERD type→ burning type pain
  • Often worse after meals
  • Worse if lie down after eating
  • Bad taste in mouth
  • Radiates up from epigastrium

Physical Exam Findings

  • May have black stools (if significant bleeding) and guaiac +