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Egd with variceal banding

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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 ...
 

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? ...
 

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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Is monthly banding needed for varices in vein?

any gastro doctor..then i consult with a gastro dr.. he told that he needs a banding , as one vains get varices.. so he made endoscopy and band the varices of veins and ask to examine after one month ...
 

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. ...
 

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 area.and feels bloated,i called endoscopy friday and explained they said,if it got worse to go to a ...
 

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 ...
 

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 possible to have oesophageal varices without liver cirrhosis?

Can it be possible to have oesophogeal varices (treated six weeks ago with banding) and NOT have cirrhosis? The latter has not been mentioned. Everywhere on the net seems to connect it with cirrhosis ...
 

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 ...
 

Is band ligation effective for liver cirrhosis?

my brother has cirrhosis of liver with numerous regenerating nodules, since he vomited lood an endoscopy was done he has esophageal varices n band litigation was done 11 bands were placed on columns pl ...
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I need treatment for this Gastric vercies bleeding / thrombosed
Dear Friend. Variceal band ligation should be done.
 
What is edg or egd?
Is it eeg or ecg
 
Does an EGD exam detect conditions in the Throat?
This is used to detect issues pertaining to oesophagus and stomach
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