Pain in the esophagus occurs when the body is disturbed motor function of smooth muscle. Because of the pain people are often unable to swallow food and feel the burning sensation behind the breastbone.
Often in the esophagus provoke pain gastrointestinal diseases. Painful feelings do not act as the sole symptom, and is accompanied by other symptoms – nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and loss of appetite.
In addition to gastrointestinal causes of esophageal pain may occur with prolonged stress, infectious diseases (measles, herpes, scarlet fever, influenza), when mismatched dentures, prolonged use of certain medications.
Usually the pain in the esophagus is carried out using medication, traditional medicine and compliance with a certain diet. Therapy is chosen individually, depending on disease-provocateur that caused similar symptoms.