Esophageal Stricture

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What is Esophageal Stricture?

Esophageal stricture is when the esophagus narrows making it hard to swallow. The esophagus is a muscular tube that carries food and liquids from the mouth to the stomach. Esophageal stricture may cause large chunks of food to get stuck in the esophagus. If you suspect you have this condition, contact your doctor.


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What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Esophageal Stricture Causes
Causes
What causes Esophageal Stricture? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Esophageal Stricture Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Esophageal Stricture? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Esophageal Stricture Diagnosis
Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Esophageal Stricture Symptoms
Symptoms
What are the Esophageal Stricture symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Esophageal Stricture Complications
Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Esophageal Stricture
Screening
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Esophageal Stricture.
Esophageal Stricture Medications
Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Esophageal Stricture Prevention
Prevention
How can you prevent Esophageal Stricture? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Esophageal Stricture Treatment
Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Esophageal Stricture treatment options are available?
Esophageal Stricture Care
Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
Esophageal Stricture Doctors
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