There are many conditions that can affect the esophagus, the stomach, or both. Some conditions are acute, meaning they come on suddenly and typically last only a short time. Others are chronic, or long-lasting, sometimes lifelong.
In this section, you can find information about some of the more common esophageal and stomach conditions, including gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, and others.
We also discuss esophageal and stomach cancers, including risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options of each.