My husband is 68 and was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver and esophageal varcies 2 years ago ...-diabetic, controlled by diet and exercise. The Gastro Doc prescribed a liquid med to take prior to eating to coat ...
I have patient of cirrhosis with oesophageal varices .15 days back he had hemetemesis and landed into encephalopathy .patient recovered from encephalopathy and endoscopy revealed large bleeding eso.varices. His EVL ...
I had an esophagealvarices ligation (3 separate ligations) at 1:30 pm 4 hours after being discharged I proceeded to eat, I eat Chichen soup with small potatoes and carrots very soft and fully cooked ...
I was recently diagnosed with esophagealvarices and set up for a liver transplant evaulation ~ my ... ... how is someone with Varices and crohns disease evaluated .. I have done my own MELD score from what I ...
Just discharged from hospital for esophagealvarices..was banded, received sandostatin, 3 units ... and liver disease as well as cardiac. I need to know in detail what sort of diet I need to be on and could ...
My Father has a combination of both hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma and as a result has esophagealvarices. Tonight his eye appears to have a large spot of blood on the white part. I can ...
Hi Doctor, I have my endoscopy report which says final impression is small esophagealvarices mild phg.. what does it mean? Do i need to worry? What treatment?
Varices means dilatation of the veins which run along the course of the length of the esophagus.
These are not normally sen .
If the reports says so , you have to undergo ultrasonography and blood indices particularly the liver function tests.
You have to rule out a serious condition called Cirrhosis if Liver.
For the last 2 days i have had dark brown/black blood on toilet paper when I wipe. In the toilet it's orangish red. I have esophageal veracies. Also taking s
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The problem you described indicates that you are having fresh blleding probably from esophagealvarices.
You need to contact your primary care physician.
Hi Dr. Grief my husband has been having stool with blood lately. What can be the cause?
Fresh blood in stool will indicate bleeding from rectum most commonly due to hemorrhoids. Blackish or dark stool will indicate bleeding in upper gastro-intestinal (GI) tract.
Fresh bleeding requires digital examination and may be colonoscopy. For upper GI bleed you will need to have Upper GI endoscopy to rule out esophagealvarices, bleeding peptic ulcer, stomach carcinoma.
Hope this helps