Patients with esophageal Obstruction complain about difficulty in swallowing food. If a patient feels difficulty in swallowing both liquids and solids, it is defined as a motility condition. On the other hand, if difficulty was initially with swallowing solids, and then started to occur also when having liquid; it is called mechanical obstruction. Some typical symptoms of the disease include:
- Pain while swallowing.
- Weight loss.
- Regurgitation/reflux of food or liquids.
- Pain In upper chest.
- Shortness of breath.