The doctor will ask about the medical and surgical history of the patient as well as any active medications that the patient may be taking. In addition, he can ask for certain tests. They are listed below:
- Barium Swallow: This X-ray is done to review the esophagus and stomach.
- Esophagoscopy: The procedure is done to check esophageal cancer as it is also one of the most critical causes obstructing the food passing through the abdominal procedure.
- Esophageal Manometry: Achalasia can be diagnosed at an early stage through this Manometry.