What can a GI series show

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   Posted 11/7/2009 2:39 PM (GMT -6)   
just wanting to know whether a GI series would show esophagitis. Just recently had one which confirmed that I had GERD.  Now feeling all sorts of weird pains.  Other than that diagnosis everything looked ok....no strictures. Now just wondering whether I could have esophagitis.
Any advice

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   Posted 11/7/2009 5:52 PM (GMT -6)   
Esophagitis refers to inflammation and irritation that occurs in the lower esophagus.  It is the upper GI series that will most often reveal this condition.
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