There are different kinds of oesophageal disorders that prevent the normal passage of food from the food pipe to your stomach.

These disorders include hypertensive oesophagus, achalasia and diffuse oesophageal spasm.

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Symptoms of oesophageal disorders

Consult your doctor if you experience any of the following symptoms:

Chest pain

Chest pain or a burning sensation will be felt. This symptom is more common in younger patients. It may feel as if it is emanating from the heart area.

Swallowing difficulties

This occurs when you feel as if either liquid or food gets stuck behind your breastbone once swallowed.

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