Common causes of swallowing difficulty or dysphagia include esophagitis, esophageal cancer and epiglottitis, according to Healthline. Some of these health issues are considered medical emergencies, and urgent medical car... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Treatment methods that help with swallowing difficulty include proton pump inhibitors, such as esomeprazole, lansoprazole, omeprazole, pantoprazole and rabeprazole, according to Healthline. People with swallowing difficu... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Not all problems with swallowing require surgery, as stated by WebMD. In some cases, problems with swallowing may be caused by an inflammation of the oesophagus, which can be remedied with a simple dose of antibiotics. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Common symptoms of acid reflux include heartburn, regurgitation, dyspepsia, dysphagia and a sour taste in a patient's mouth, according to Healthline. A patient who has a sore throat, a hoarse voice, or the feeling of a l... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Symptoms of GERD include heartburn that may spread to the throat, a sour taste in the mouth, difficulty swallowing and pain in the chest, according to Mayo Clinic. Other symptoms include acid reflux, sore throat, hoarsen... More »

Healthline states that indigestion, gas and flatulence, and lactose intolerance are the most common reasons for bloating. Bloating is often an signal of an underlying issue that can be nonthreatening or serious. More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Malabsorption syndrome occurs when a problem, usually caused by inflammation, disease or injury, prevents the bowel from properly absorbing nutrients and fluids, according to Healthline. The condition also sometimes resu... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues