What are the esophageal symptoms of foreign body ingestion?

Updated: Oct 04, 2018
  • Author: Gregory P Conners, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAP, FACEP; Chief Editor: Dale W Steele, MD, MS  more...
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Esophageal foreign body symptoms

  • Dysphagia

  • Food refusal, weight loss

  • Drooling, gagging

  • Emesis/hematemesis

  • Foreign body sensation

  • Chest pain, sore throat

  • Stridor, cough

  • Unexplained fever

  • Altered mental status

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