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A benign esophageal stricture is a narrowing of the esophagus that can make swallowing difficult. The esophagus is the muscular swallowing tube that connects the throat to the stomach. Benign strictures in the esophagus can be caused by a variety of injuries and disease, including:
People with esophageal strictures may experience:
If you have symptoms of a stricture, you may undergo several tests at Norton Thoracic Institute, including the following:
The esophageal experts at Norton Thoracic Institute have several ways to treat strictures:
Although some strictures cannot be prevented, here are steps you can take to lessen your risk:
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