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Egd with variceal 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? ...
 

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 ...
 

Hiatel hernia, Schtaski band, EGD. Surgery essential?

I have a hiatel hernia with a schatski band, they broke up the band during egd, is my pain and problem going to go away? or will I need surgery? ...
 

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 ... opinion, how many rounds of banding is needed for grade 4 varices? • Can banding have any long term ...
 

What could cause gastric varices and how to treat this?

Approximately three years ago I had a EGD. I was diagnosed with gastric varices ( varicose veins ... is as follows. 1. What else could cause this. Could a food allergy cause this. 2. how often should I have a EGD ...
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Any diet post variceal banding?

Hello, After post variceal banding, I was told to go on a low protein low salt diet. The only help ... weeks after the endo banding but permanently hereafter. ...
 

Undergoing banding due to oesophageal varices. Have nonalcoholic cirrhosis. Sluggish, fever. Reason?

Hello Doctor, My father has Non alcoholic cirrhosis ..resulting in Oesophageal Varices, He is undergoing banding as a preventive measure. He has fluctuated between stage 2 and 3 for the last year ...
 

How to prevent bleeding in Cirrhosis and Oesophageal Varices?

My husband has Cirrhosis and Oesophageal Varices. Two days ago he suffered a massive haemorrhage from the varices. They have been banded, doctor says the varices are huge. Next week they wish to band ...
 

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 ...
 

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

had an endoscopy in October, 4 varices were banded; she had another endoscopy on Dec 10, 3 varices ... of blood and one varice was banded and another that was bleeding was banded. Is it necessary or even ...
 

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

varices , fundal varices Post endotherapy status -EVL bands applied and glue injected. Decompensated ...
 

What causes stomach pain and bloating?

My dad was diagnosised with end stage cirrhosis about 8 months ago.... He has varices bleeding and has had banding done on those.... he recently has another bout with varices bleeding and was passing ...
 

Grade one varix shown in the upper GI endoscopy. Stomach shows antral fold and mild gastritis. Why do I need to EGD again?

I had a Upper GI endoscopy done yesterday and it shows one grade 3 varix and one band was placed ... and the duodenum is normal. Why do my doctor want to repeat EGD in 8 weeks? What more can she be looking for if she ...
 

EGD done. Suggestions?

Had an EGD done and the following was noted. On the second one, it seems like it s two different sentences that were mistakenly put together, but not sure. 1 - Grade 1 esophagitis in the gastroesophageal ...
 

Colonoscopy and EGD results

Hi, I m a 31 year old female and I ve been having abdominal pain and chronic diarrhea for about 3 months now. I had a colonoscopy and an EGD two days ago and during the procedure they found the following ...
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