A 41-year-old member asked:
do people with esophageal stricture have a lot of pain?
1 doctor answer • 6 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Typically no: Esophageal stricture is basaically a narrowing of your "food-pipe" that carries food from your mouth to your stomach. Depending on the severity of the stricture, most often ones feels that food is getting stuck as he/she swallow. Mild stricture often cause "stuck-sensation" with solid, large pieces of food. As it gets tighter, smaller pieces, even liquid can cause problem. Either way, consult doc!
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Last updated Mar 28, 2013
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