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Eating after esophageal varices banding

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Is pills safe to take after esophageal varices banding?

After my mothers esophageal varices banding is it ok if she takes her pills. Is it possible for this to cause the bands to come off? Or the tissue to leak? ...
 

Suggest treatment for esophageal varices

Hi My mother is approaching 60 and is diagnosed with Oesophagus Varices small, she has grade 1 ... thinning, please advice how serious is her condition? Is it mandatory that all varices will bleed, Can ...
 

Done band ligation for liver cirrhosis with esophageal varices. Have difficulty swallowing. Common?

esophageal varices (Grade 3-4). His doctor advised band ligation of the varices to decrease the risk of bleeding. The first banding was done on 4th XXXXXXX After the procedure, he had minor discomfort ...
 

Have esophageal varices banded. Is it safe to take a long flight?

About three weeks ago,I had five esophageal varices banded. Is it safe to take a long international flight, such as from XXXXXXX to Italy? Are there any risks due to the changes in air pressure ...
 

What are the effects of smoking marijuana on gastric and esophageal varices?

what are the effects of smoking marijuana on gastric and esophageal varices? I've had varices banded in both my stomach and esophagus due to cirrhosis of the liver, and obviously I'm not drinking ...
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What caused discomfort in chest area after esophageal varices banded?

hi i had a grade 2 oesophegus varice banded last monday,still feeling alot of discomfort in chest ...&e,it hasnt but no better still finding it hard to eat solid food,having to mash it,feverish too ...
 

Had an esophageal varices ligation, throat feel stuck, pain and discomfort. Worry?

I had an esophageal varices 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 ...
 

How long can a person live with cirrhosis and esophageal varices?

How long can a person live with cirrhosis and esophageal varices? My son s girlfriend has had the banding procedure a few times. Age 29, ht 5 3 , wt--hard to tell because of the ascites--maybe 150. H ...
 

Is it necessary to have endoscopy every month for NASH syndrome with esophageal varices?

My aunt has the NASH syndrome with esophageal varices. On doctor has told her she should have ... had an endoscopy in October, 4 varices were banded; she had another endoscopy on Dec 10, 3 varices ...
 

Suffering from chronic liver disease, cirrhosis, esophageal varices. Treatment?

( CTP 9/15), Baveno Stage 1v Portal hypertension- recurrent UGI bleed. Grade iix3 columns esophageal varices , fundal varices Post endotherapy status -EVL bands applied and glue injected. Decompensated ...
 

Diagnosed with cirrhosis, esophageal varices, high BP, benign. Done biopsy. Help?

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 ...
 

Suggest treatment for portal hypertension and esophageal varices

I have crocked vessels leading out of my liver this is causing portal hypertension and esophageal varices. They bx my liver and it is healthy. Is there any other procedure besides the TIPS that can ...
 

Diagnosed with esophageal varices. Set up for liver transplant. Had crohns disease. How is Varices and crohns disease evaluated ?

I was recently diagnosed with esophageal varices and set up for a liver transplant evaulation ~ my GI sort of left the EGD recovery room after telling us and said nothing else ...no calls , no follow ...
 

Cirrhosis with esophageal varices. History of encephalopathy. On lactulose. Unable to pass stools. Help

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 ...
 

Can Liver Cirrhosis cause Esophageal Varices induced gravelly voice?

My husband has cirrhosis of the liver as well as liver cancer & is on the liver transplant list. Recently he has developed a gravely voice. Could this be related to the esophegeal varicies he has because of the cirrhosis? Or should he see his dr....
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Hi Doctor, I have my endoscopy report which says final impression is small esophageal varices mild phg.. what does it mean? Do i need to worry? What treatment?
Hi. 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
Dear User, Thanks for posting a query at healthcare magic. The problem you described indicates that you are having fresh blleding probably from esophageal varices. You need to contact your primary care physician. Thanks
 
During Christmas i've noticed after drinking alcohol (wine) I caught and spit a little bit blood, I had 1 month without drinks, but now situation is the same.
You may have esophageal varices or peptic ulcer disease. You should check with your doctor who will likely get you scheduled for an upper endoscopy or even a barium swallow in order to define your GI tract more to see where this bleeding is coming from. If you'd like to ask me any other questions please write to: bit.ly/drdariushsaghafi Don't forget to click THANK YOU after reading response.
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