2 doctors weighed in:

What is esophageal pain a symptom of?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eric Teitel
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: A few possibilities

Are you sure it is your esophagus? Pain coming from the heart can mimic esophageal pain, and should be excluded.
Esophageal reflux can cause burning in the chest or throat, esophageal spasm can cause chest discomfort-.

In brief: A few possibilities

Are you sure it is your esophagus? Pain coming from the heart can mimic esophageal pain, and should be excluded.
Esophageal reflux can cause burning in the chest or throat, esophageal spasm can cause chest discomfort-.
Dr. Eric Teitel
Dr. Eric Teitel
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified,
24 years in practice
67M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors