What are the symptoms of Esophageal (Food Pipe) Cancer ? | Gastroclinix

Gastroclinix is an online resource of information for patients. We provide detailed description of all the problems related to gastrointestinal tract & its basic solutions in an easily understandable language. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In This Video ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- What are the symptoms of Food Pipe Cancer ? Esophagus is the medical term used for describing the ‘Food pipe’. Esophagus is a tube that provides the passage for food to travel from mouth to stomach. Esophagus cancer is the sixth leading cause of cancer related deaths worldwide. More than 4 lakh people die of esophagus cancer every year. Cancer usually develops after the age of 50 years. Some of the early symptoms may be ignored by the patients. Food sticking in the throat is one of the earliest symptom. Solid food swallowing becomes difficult over next few days. Over next 2-3 months,liquids are even difficult to swallow. Vomiting can occur & sometimes it may be blood tinged. There will be pain & heaviness in the chest. Patient loses 8-10 kg of weight within few months. Repeated Coughing & blood in sputum are signs of advanced disease. Slowly the patient loses his energy to work & feels very weak. Don’t ignore early symptoms. Consult your doctor, if you have any of these symptoms. -------------------------- Read Our Blogs -------------------------- To read more about Esophagus diseases https://www.gastroclinix.com/esophagus/ To know more about Esophagus Cancer https://www.gastroclinix.com/esophagus/tumours/ To read the health tips https://www.gastroclinix.com/health-t... Contact us https://www.gastroclinix.com/contact-us/ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- You may follow us on other social medias here: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5OdEc0j7U-lwCXhy9ACFQQ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gastroclinix/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gastroclinix Twitter: https://twitter.com/GastroClinix Pinterest: https://in.pinterest.com/gastroclinix/ Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/user110803012 Metacafe: https://www.metacafe.com/channels/gas... Dailymotion: https://www.dailymotion.com/dm_0955ca... LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/3594... --------------------------- Our Useful Tags --------------------------- #gastro #EsophagealCancer #health

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