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A 43-year-old member asked:

Can achalasia cause me to spit blood?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
No: Achalasia can cause you to spit up in digested food but not blood. Get evaluated asap.
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Maybe: That is unusual, but if the food staying the in esophagus causes irritation and inflammation, there can be some minor bleeding. Hope this helps!
Last updated Nov 13, 2012

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