This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word odynophagia
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severe pain on swallowing due to a disorder of the esophagus
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severe pain in mouth or esophagus when attempting to swallow.
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Odynophagia is painful swallowing, in the mouth or esophagus. It can occur with or without dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing.
Odynophagia often results in inadvertent weight loss. It can be caused by many conditions, including very hot or cold food or drink, drugs, ulcers and mucosal destruction, upper respiratory tract infections, immune disorders, epiglottitis, cancers, and motor disorders.
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