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Heartburn 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? ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Suggest treatment for esophageal varices inspite of having liver cirrhosis

I have Varices , and I am going in the hospital tomorrow morning to have them checked. When I had .... I was told that if they looked bad, they would band them. I don't know just what they mean when ...
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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 ...
 

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 ... a liquid or do a sudden upper body move is this normal after this procedure the GI doctor said that I ...
 

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 ...
 

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. No bleeding of the varcies at this point. A recent endoscopic showed a large paulip in the esophagus ...
 

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 ...
 

Liver cirrhosis, grade two esophageal varices, loose motions. History of diabetes. Norfloxacin safe to take?

Hii Doctor… My father is 57 years old. He was diagnosed with non alcoholic decompensated (Non B, Non C) cirrhosis of liver with grade II Esophageal Varices along with that he is diabetic . EVL 2nd ...
 

Could stress lead to hypertensive diabetes?

Just discharged from hospital for esophageal varices..was banded, received sandostatin, 3 units of blood, and 2 of platelets. I am a hypertensive diabetic, 62 y/o w/f with family history of diabetes ...
 

Should blood spot in eye white be of concern in a cancer patient?

My Father has a combination of both hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma and as a result has esophageal varices. Tonight his eye appears to have a large spot of blood on the white part. I can ...
 

Can I take propranolol and lactulose to treat cirrhosis?

with complications of esophageal varices without bleeding status chronic, mild. I also have Barrett s esophagus ... while or am I close to death. I also forgot to mention that I had endoscopy with banding as a precaution ...
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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
 
Hi Dr. Grief my husband has been having stool with blood lately. What can be the cause?
Hi, 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 esophageal varices, bleeding peptic ulcer, stomach carcinoma. Hope this helps
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