My surgeon says my adenocarcinoma was caused by Barretts esophagus, and that is caused by digestive acids scarring the esophagus, and that is caused by indigestion, the acids not staying in the stomach where they belong.
But I never had indigestion, or any problems with my stomach, or any pain in that area. Before my op. I never had heartburn, I could eat anything, without any difficulty. The family joked that I had a cast iron stomach.
Surely Barretts esophagus must be at least uncomfortable for a while before it turns to cancer?
I'm just trying to understand.
I think I should have put this under Questions.