What are the signs and symptoms of esophageal dysphagia?

Updated: Mar 20, 2020
  • Author: Nam-Jong Paik, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Elizabeth A Moberg-Wolff, MD  more...
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Signs and symptoms of esophageal dysphagia include the following:

  • Sensation of food sticking in the chest or throat

  • Change in dietary habits

  • Recurrent pneumonia [1]

  • Symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), including heartburn, belching, sour regurgitation, and water brash

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