What Does Esophageal Stenosis Mean?

Q:
What Does Esophageal Stenosis Mean?

A:
A benign esophageal stenosis or stricture is a narrowing or tightening of the esophagus (food pipe). “Benign” means that it is not caused by esophageal cancer.

Symptoms
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Pain with swallowing
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Regurgitation of food

For more information, please visit What Is Esophageal Stricture?

Please call your health care provider if you have swallowing problems that do not go away.

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