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Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is esophageal foreign body?

The esophagus is the most common site of foreign body impaction which is something that is not supposed to be there. Food impactions are the most common cause of esophageal foreign bodies.

Symptoms of esophageal foreign body

  • Difficulty swallowing food or water

  • Difficulty swallowing food due to throat pain

Questions your doctor may ask to check for esophageal foreign body

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose esophageal foreign body

  • Do you have difficulty swallowing (e.g food or water)?

  • Do you have pain when swallowing food?

Treatment for esophageal foreign body

As a general rule, all esophageal foreign bodies and food impactions require intervention urgently. Endoscopic removal is the procedure of choice.

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